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From work to class and then back to work again; Irma clean up

By Delaney Brown Normally Andres Sanchez’s job with the city is predictable, but Hurricane Irma changed all of that. Sanchez, a junior mass communication major, works for the City of St. Petersburg as the supervisor of athletics. His job entails overseeing the maintenance of the 80 parks in his domain, scheduling games and overseeing the […]

Around the world in 15 months: Local boater offers experience of a lifetime

By Delaney Brown Students looking for an adventure can now sail across the seven seas. Local boater Johannes “Jopie” Helsen, 69, is looking for a USF St. Petersburg student to join him as he circumnavigates the globe, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Helsen hopes that he can find a student who is […]

The Edge, Campus Recreation’s $1.3 million preview is a success

By Delaney Brown Campus Recreation unveiled its new $1.3 million remodel of the old Coquina Club last week, building excitement among students and faculty.   Now called The Edge, Campus Recreation gave students a first look at the recreation space, as well as to build anticipation for the finalized project two weeks from now. “The […]

Can we please stop ignoring competitive and varsity athletics?

By Delaney Brown If it weren’t for the sailing team I would’ve left the university. If we’re being totally honest, I wasn’t sold when I first came to the bayside campus. Sure, the views were great and the professors were nice, but it always felt like something was missing. It wasn’t until I joined the […]

Students dive in for Get on Board Day

In case you missed Get on Board Day, here’s a brief highlight of some of the wonderful clubs available on campus. By Delaney Brown Dozens of campus groups set up tables on Harborwalk outside the University Student Center Thursday, while students milled about discovering almost all the opportunities and clubs the university has to offer. […]

Students cycle into gear for Bike Week

Students looking to get a handle on their carbon footprint could do so during the campus’ inaugural Bike Week. Starting last Monday, students were encouraged to ride their bikes to campus to receive free food, raffle tickets and bike services. Each day leading up to Earth Day on Saturday featured new activities, including bike registration […]

Campus moves forward with Green Revolving Fund

Future sustainability projects on campus will now find funding, in part, through the Green Revolving Fund. Signed on Monday, Feb. 6, the Green Revolving Fund would utilize the savings from previous sustainability initiatives to fund new green projects around the university. The fund was signed into action by the Clean Energy and Resource Conservation Commission […]

Senate’s Veto of President Step Too Far

Private citizens can now sue the governments of foreign nations…sort of. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Congress overrode the president’s veto of “The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA).” This bill would allow private citizens to sue the government of a foreign nation suspected to have supported terrorist acts committed on U.S. soil. The bill […]

Underdog Team Sails Into Victory

The USF Sailing team hosted the third regatta of the season on Sept. 24 and brought home a decisive victory in challenging conditions. The event was sailed in the school’s fleet of Flying Juniors, a competitive two-person dinghy raced in most college events.  Competitors from universities across the state of Florida came to field a […]

Bulls in the Burg: Fun on a Student’s Budget

Looking to have a good time, but not trying to break the bank? You’re in luck! The Bulls in the Burg program offers discounts for USFSP students at tons of restaurants, cafés, and other attractions around St. Pete. Check out the list below for some of the best places to put your student ID to […]