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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.

2017-18 Editorial Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Katelyn Massarelli

Managing Editor: Indira Moosai

News & Features: Sydney Rhodes

Arts & Entertainment: Demi Manglona

Opinion: Lauren Wong

Sports: Ana Braccialli

Multimedia: Sydney Rhodes

Photography: Iovanna Borjas

Social Media: Baylor Talcott

Head Copy Editor: Jakob Becker

Lead Copy Editor: Nabhanya Morarji

Copy Editor: Anisa Brown, Jordan Huden, Luciana Paz and Travis Politakis

Adviser: David Wheeler



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