Tampa Bay: September 29, 2000
Hillsborough County news
Teens pipe up for safer schools
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Tampa native Aaron Carter, 12, pictured above, struts on stage for his fans at the Brandon Wal-Mart during a free concert Thursday promoting his new album Aaron's Party (Come Get It). More than 1,500 people watched the show, including Aaron's big brother -- Backstreet Boy Nick Carter, who dressed in disguise.
Administrators and the governor get an earful as students question whether it's possible to make schools safer.
Checks bouncing in wake of ex-school board hopeful
Clarence White, the school board candidate who lost to Doris Ross Reddick earlier this month, is the candidate who keeps on bouncing.
Ybor fliers a nuisance, council says
The handouts are an irritant and cause cleanup problems, the council says. The ordinance insults First Amendment rights, some businesses say.
TAMPA -- The volleyball team's rout of Southern Mississippi Sunday was the team's second Conference USA win in a row and might be the springboard the team needs heading into the next two weeks. The Bulls (9-4, 2-1) play at Saint Louis today to start a stretch of four road conference matches. After the Billikens, the Bulls go to UNC-Charlotte on Sunday, Memphis on Oct. 6 and Alabama-Birmingham on Oct. 7. USF won't see the Corral until its Oct. 13 match with DePaul.
Soccer team rebounds after rough beginning
TAMPA -- If any further proof was needed that records sometimes lie, look at the USF men's soccer team. Two weeks into the 2000 season, it was 1-5 and had been outscored 9-17.
TAMPA -- The volleyball team remains unbeaten in Sunshine State Conference play after defeating Florida Southern and Saint Leo last week.
UT faculty takes broad strokes
For an art department that employs only three full-time professors and seven adjunct professors for only 70 art students, The University of Tampa's Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit covers a lot of bases.
HCC opens its doors to trades
Students take advantage of a partnership between the college and the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union.