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Stars and Scrubs Episode 7: Super Bowls and Superstars

The Stars and Scrubs crew is back from an extended vacation to talk Super Bowl picks, All-Star games and Team LeBron vs Team Curry. Also, tune in to find out who Jeffrey and Big Mike picked as their stars and scrubs of the week.

Genshaft email endorses bill

In an email sent out to University of South Florida leaders Jan. 23, USF System President Judy Genshaft publicly addressed her stance on House Bill 423, the proposed legislation that would end USF St. Petersburg’s and USF Sarasota-Manatee’s separate accreditations. The email in its entirety is as follows. At the University of South Florida, one […]

Got questions? Here are some answers

Above photo: Students from all three USF system campuses were tasked with lobbying Florida legislators in February 2017. Michael Moore Jr. | The Crow’s Nest What’s all the fuss I’m hearing about the university’s accreditation? Last week influential lawmakers in Tallahassee introduced legislation that would abolish the independent accreditation that this campus has had since […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode 06: Footballin’ and Big Ballin’

In the first episode of 2018, Jeffrey, Mike and Big Mike ring in the new year with discussions and debates on the NFL Playoffs, LaVar Ball and whether UCF is a star or a scrub. Also, stay tuned at the end of the episode for Mike Moore’s spoiler-filled take on “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

Stars and Scrubs Episode 5: Christmas favorites and Willie Taggart’s return to Florida

In the final episode of the semester, Mike Moore make a comeback–joining Jeffrey and Big Mike to talk about FSU hiring Willie Taggart, Heisman picks, reforming the college football playoffs and the best Christmas movie of all time. Also, make sure to tune in to hear Jeffrey explain his beef with holiday cheer, as well […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode 4: College Football Coaching Roulette

After two weeks off, the “Stars and Scrubs” podcast is back. Jeffrey Waitkevich and “Big Mike,” aka Michael Fergusson, talk about the USF vs. UCF showdown, the NCAA football coaching shakeups, the end of the Orlando Summer League and the future of the NBA. Also, make sure to tune in to get a rundown of […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode 3: NBA Beef and Justice League

In this week’s episode of the “Stars and Scrubs” podcast, Jeffrey Waitkevich and “Big Mike,” aka Michael Fergusson, talk about the Eric Bledsoe trade, DeAndre Ayton and the return of college basketball, Tennessee firing Butch Jones and the new USF Football Center. Also, make sure to tune in to see what Jeffrey and Big Mike […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode 2: Basketball and Chris Pratt

In the second installment of the “Stars and Scrubs” podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Moore Jr. sits down with co-hosts Jeffrey Waitkevich and “Big Mike,” aka Michael Fergusson, to talk about the Orlando Magic, the trouble brewing in Cleveland and Tom Brady’s superb health for his age. Also, make sure to tune in to find out who […]

Stars and Scrubs Episode I: The worst football week in recent memory

In the inaugural episode of The Crow’s Nest Sports Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Moore Jr. joins Jeffrey Waitkevich and Michael Fergusson to talk about one of the worst football weeks in recent memory in the Sunshine State, including the USF Bulls’ imperfect season and UF’s football woes. The Orlando Magic and the release of the new horror flick […]

Tumult at the top: Leadership changes at USFSP over the years

This report is based on the work of university historian and former librarian James Anthony Schnur. Information from USFSP websites and the Tampa Bay Times was also used. Bill Heller had been dean and chief executive of the St. Petersburg campus for a decade when he got a jolt. His boss, USF President Judy Genshaft, wanted him […]