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Goetz: Accuser’s texts contradict her testimony

By Delaney Brown A former Student Government leader contends that the text messages and statements of a female student who accused him of sexual assault are contradictory and cast doubt on her credibility. In arguments filed Sept. 28 in Pinellas County Circuit Court, the former leader’s attorneys say those contradictions support his contention that he should […]

Campus athletics are possible, but at a cost

By Delaney Brown After years of suggestions to introduce intercollegiate sports, the university received an early study on the possibility of bringing them to campus.   It is entirely possible for the USF St. Petersburg campus to build an athletic program, according to senior vice president Kurt Patberg of Athletic Staffing and Consultants. Former Regional […]

Martin Tadlock: finding his roots set him free

By Delaney Brown Martin Tadlock never knew his biological father. Growing up, his mother and stepfather didn’t talk about him or his family. For a while, he would wonder about his father. But after years of silence, Tadlock gave up, figuring they had a good reason not to mention him. So Tadlock grew up. He […]

On Wisniewska: ‘The captain should go down with their ship’

By Delaney Brown For professor Deby Cassill, the former regional chancellor’s decision to evacuate students was not enough; Sophia Wisniewska should have stayed behind. “Whenever there’s a potential catastrophe, a strong leader needs to stay and reassure their people. They need to be there to start rebuilding, if they have to,” says Cassill. Cassill has […]

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 […]