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Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Gasparilla Music Festival March 11 and 12

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, In the Community, News, Showcase

Started in 2011 by small business owners and music lovers as a 501(c)-3 non-profit corporation, the Gasparilla Music Festival is an annual festival in Downtown Tampa to promote international and local artists, local vendors, and a shared passion for music. Previous headliners have included Dr. Dog,...

Howl-O-Scream 2016 delivers scares, surprises

Howl-O-Scream 2016 delivers scares, surprises

October 31, 2016
Filed under In Depth, In the Community, Showcase

Did you attend Busch Garden's Howl-O-Scream? Read house recaps from our staffers Morgan Felt and Kaitlyn Corwin below.

If not Howl-O-Scream, then…

If not Howl-O-Scream, then…

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under A&E, In Depth, In the Community

Though the park hosted other spooky events in previous years, Busch Garden featured its annual "Howl-O-Scream" for the first time in 2000. Ever since its debut, the event has gained increasing popularity and Floridians and tourists of all ages have enjoyed the haunted houses and spook-tacular shows....

Two gender-neutral bathrooms open on campus

Two gender-neutral bathrooms open on campus

Katherine Weck, Staff Writer
August 29, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, In the Community, News, Showcase

This year, Robinson High School opened up two sets of doors that changed history. After a new district policy was enacted in the end of July, two gender-neutral bathrooms are now accessible on the campus. One is located in the library and the other in the nurse’s office. In the past, students who...

South Tampa Relay for Life This Weekend

South Tampa Relay for Life This Weekend

Mia McKell, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, In the Community, News

The annual Relay for Life fundraiser is this weekend, inviting members of the community to participate in a relay and raise money for the American Cancer Society. Staffer Mia McKell interviewed Kristina Chowning, student success coach and Robinson's Relay organizer, to learn more about the event. Q: What is the ...

A Promotion, a Principal and the Past

A Promotion, a Principal and the Past

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
March 30, 2016
Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, In the Community, News, Showcase

Wednesday, March 30, 7:23 a.m. Less than 24 hours after being officially appointed as the school district's next head of the Office of Professional Standards, principal Johnny Bush watches the students he's led for the past five years at Robinson walk across the courtyard. He greets them, some by name,...

Tampa’s City Council Moves Forward with Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

Tampa’s City Council Moves Forward with Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinance

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, In the Community, News

In a Feb. 18 meeting, Tampa's City Council voted 6-0 to set a vote March 3 on an ordinance which would decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in Tampa. The ordinance would make having 20 grams or less of marijuana commensurate to a speeding ticket rather than an arrest, allowing those caught to...

Q&A: Advice from 2016 Shrine Game Players

Q&A: Advice from 2016 Shrine Game Players

Bailey Adams, Sports Editor
January 28, 2016
Filed under College Sports, In the Community, Showcase, Sports

During last week’s East-West Shrine Game activities in St. Petersburg, Fla., we had a chance to speak with five senior college football players about the recruiting process, adjusting to college life and on-field differences. Meet the players: Brian Poole, University of Florida: In four years as a cornerback for the Gators, Poole racked up 120 tackles and six...

Gasparilla is Losing its Meaning

Gasparilla is Losing its Meaning

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor
January 23, 2016
Filed under In the Community, Opinion, Perspectives

This Saturday, Jan. 23, marks the first day of Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla season. This weekend is the children’s parade, followed by the adult parade next Saturday. Both events take place along Bayshore Boulevard. Gasparilla originated as a celebration of the legend of Jose Gaspar, a mythical pirat...

Severe Weather Warning Causes Inconvenience

Severe Weather Warning Causes Inconvenience

Michelle Aros, Assistant News Editor
January 22, 2016
Filed under Around the School, Breaking News, In the Community, News

A severe weather warning was issued this morning for Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas County. Although the watch expired at 11:15 a.m., a severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Bay area until 5 p.m. The combination of strong winds of around 20-30 mph and showers made changing classes a challenge...

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