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Student environmental club SEAS proposes campus changes

The Student Environmental Awareness Society, known to most as SEAS, is fighting some big problems with big solutions. While their goal of raising awareness and getting people outside to realize they are part of the environment is universal, their focus is local. This semester, SEAS has plans to create on-campus environmental solutions that affordably integrate […]

SEAS plans on-campus environmental solutions

The Student Environmental Awareness Society, known to most as SEAS, is fighting some big problems with big solutions. While their goal of raising awareness and getting people outside to realize they are part of the environment is universal, their focus is local. This semester, SEAS has plans to create on-campus environmental solutions that affordably integrate […]

Awash in a sea of pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the time when grocery stores are awash in pink and people all over America run, walk, climb, bowl, and dance “for the cure.” It’s almost a reflex to reach for anything colored pink. It’s time that consumers replace that reflex with rational thought. That pink purchase is a lot […]

New county fair owner hopes to keep the fun in town year after year

This Tropicana Field parking lot was filled with rides, food and fun from March 28 to April 1 for the Pinellas County Fair. Many visitors eagerly poured through the gates to experience Pinellas County’s first fair in nearly 10 years. Once held at the Mustang Flea Market in Pinellas Park, visitors poured through the gates […]

Castroneves wins IndyCar race in St. Pete Grand Prix weekend

The loud engines revving and enormous crowds reminded locals that the races were back in town. Each year, the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg attracts visitors worldwide. Drivers race through a 1.8-mile track that weaves through Albert Whitted Airport and the downtown area. The IndyCar series kicks off in St. Petersburg and then moves […]

Escape to Boyd Hill

With a little over a month left of school, it is crunch time for many USFSP. Final papers, exams, and the threat of unemployment can all create a lot of stress. But you can take a break from it all at one of St. Petersburg’s best parks. Only a few minutes south of campus sits […]

Club celebrates garden appreciation day

The Bayboro Garden gates were opened to welcome students for Garden Appreciation Day. Visitors got a chance to see how vegetables are harvested and learned how to get involved. Hosted by the Gardening Club, the Feb. 22 event was put on to bring awareness about the campus gardening opportunities available for students. “We’re having people […]

Retreat shows students ins and outs of business

Derby Lane hosted a corporate leadership retreat for USFSP students on Friday, Feb. 24 coordinated by USFSP’s Leadership Development and Programming office. The retreat marked an end to Lead Week 2012, which introduces students to the leadership programming available on campus. Students began the retreat in the poker room with breakfast and a quick introduction […]

Who is Anonymous?

This week, the Internet hacktivist group Anonymous made its name known after claiming to be responsible for closing down the United States CIA website. The site was shut down Friday, Feb. 10 in the afternoon, and as of Saturday continues to be closed. With the CIA holding some of the nation’s most guarded secrets, the […]

Black Student Association holds auction for Ronald McDonald House

The USF St. Petersburg Black Student Association held its second annual Valentine’s Charity Date Auction on Friday, Feb. 10. The action raised money for the Ronald McDonald House, a charity that works to improve the health and well being of children. Winners of the auction received a dinner date with their bachelor or bachelorette. Seven […]