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Welcome to The Minaret, University of Tampa’s student news source since 1933.

The Minaret is committed to actively covering pertinent issues and all aspects of student life. If you’re interested in contributing in any way, whether it be through writing, photography, multimedia, or graphic design, please contact, or our official e-mail:

Mission Statement

The mission of The Minaret, The University of Tampa’s student newspaper, is to promote accurate, thoroughly reported, high-quality, unbiased, and thought-provoking content. The Minaret aims to be recognized as The University of Tampa’s leading and most trusted news source. Members of The Minaret will strive to publish student-produced content, including but not limited to articles, photographs, graphics and artwork. Published work should center on matters that affect the lives of members of The University of Tampa community. The Minaret is committed to educating and establishing ethical and successful student journalists and encouraging professionalism in all facets of the newspaper process.

2019-20 Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Sydney Rhodes

Design Editor: Demi Manglona

Business Manager: Lindsey Marzo

News & Features: Mallory Culhane

Arts & Entertainment: Cassie Gaudes

Opinion: Lauren Wong

Sports: Reese Williams

Multimedia: Baylor Talcott

Photography: Preston Wimbish

Social Media: Baylor Talcott

Head Copy Editor: Travis Politakis

Copy Editors: Briana DeTuro, Kennedy Haugen, Iovanna Borjas and Isabel Marhoun

Faculty Adviser: David Wheeler


FOR ADVERTISING, CONTACT: Lindsey Marzo or Sydney Rhodes

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