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Bites in the Heights: Trip’s Diner

Pictured: the Breakfast Cuban.

Jaden Shemesh

February 27, 2020

Trip’s Diner is well-known to those in Seminole Heights. With its nostalgic diner design and laughably large portions, it’s become renowned as the go-to hangout spot for Hillsborough students wanting a classic American meal.  Parking can be a hassle on popular days, but Trip’s food makes i...

Robles Park relocation

Robles Park relocation

Marin Fehl

October 11, 2019

In early September, 96 residents of Robles Park learned that they would have to move. And it wasn’t mold, the public housing development was built over 130 graves in Florida’s first Black cemetery.   The relocation of the residents will allow archaeological work to take place at the once covered Zion Cemetery so that it can be turned into a memo...

Mental health mandate

Mental health mandate

Marin Fehl

October 11, 2019

A recent mandate by the Florida Department of Education requires at least five hours of mental health instruction each year for students. This made Florida the third state in the U.S. to formally require consistent mental health education in all public schools.   This legislation came after t...

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