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“Netflix and Chill”

It’s spring break and some students might just want to “Netflix and Chill.” So we’ve compiled a list of must-watch Netflix Original series’ for you to binge at the house. House of Cards– This original series stars Kevin Spacey as a machiavellian democrat president Frank Underwood. Now in it’s fourth season, Underwood has fought through […]

It’s official: Kardas is elected president

Student Government announced the results of the spring 2016 general election at the annual Miracle Dance Marathon event on March 3. Only 340 students voted last week, but 77 percent of them said “yes” to the ticket of president Ziya Kardas and vice president Alexis Germaise. Since they were the only team that qualified to […]

Lightning offers students reasons to ‘rush’ to games

After the Tampa Bay Lightning made the Stanley Cup finals last year, ticket sales for this season surged. But the team has continued its popular “student rush” program, which means financially challenged student can still get tickets starting at $20. “After the long playoff run (last season), we sold nearly 4,000 new season tickets,” said […]

Will the Rays stay in St. Pete?

With adoring fans yet the league’s worst home-game attendance, the team’s future at Tropicana Field is uncertain. “Wearing the jersey is like my superhero cape,” Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer says proudly. “Children’s ears, eyes and minds open up when they see it.” When athletes perform, they like to perform for a crowd. They […]

News Briefs

Monday, Feb. 29 Spring Wellness Week Feb. 29 through March 4 The USFSP Wellness Center collaborated with Campus Recreation, P.E.E.R.S. and the Office of Multicultural Affairs to present a week of free trainings, massagers, healthy foods and other beneficial resources. Visit the Wellness Center website for a complete calendar of events.   USFSP Campus Moviefest […]

Must see shows for March

The Alternative Press Tour Artists: State Champs, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck, Like Pacific March 5 # 5:30 p.m. The Orpheum   Coheed and Cambria “The Color Before the Sun Tour” with Glassjaw and Silver Snakes March 12 # 6:30 p.m. Jannus Live   Vance Joy “Fire and the Flood Tour” with Blind Pilot and Jamie […]

Music Festivals to go to in 2016

  Okeechobee Music Festival Okeechobee, FL  # Campsite available March 4-6 # Tickets: 3-day general admission, $259.50 Headliners: Kendrick Lamar, Mumford & Sons, Hall and Oates, Bassnectar, Skrillex, Future, Miguel, Fetty Wap and Mac Miller http://okeechobeefest.com/   Gasparilla Music Festival Tampa, FL March 12-13 # Tickets: $30-60 Headliners: Stephen Ragga Marley, Erykah Badu, MS MR, […]

USFSP hosts St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs

Immigration, Internet and Globalization Collective contribution Diplomats, military officials and academic experts from across the nation and around the globe filled the University Student Center at USF St. Petersburg to discuss topics on world affairs. The university hosted the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs, drawing over 60 speakers to the event. The college’s honors […]

News Briefs (Feb. 8 – Feb. 13)

News Briefs Monday, Feb. 8 HAB Condom Casino USC Ballrooms # 7 – 10 p.m. Learn about sexual health and play condom poker with your friends. The educational event will include snacks and a variety of prices. – Tuesday, Feb. 9 Off Campus Housing Fair USC Ballrooms # noon – 3:30 p.m. Looking to rent […]

USFSP students work with presidential candidates

During the whirlwind 10-day adventure to New Hampshire, two USFSP students posed with a cardboard cutout of Democratic contender Hillary Clinton and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who was campaigning for Clinton.             The students got close to several of the candidates, including Donald Trump, who posed for a photo holding […]