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How to study smarter

There are some strategies that can’t be taught, like finding balance in school, work and life. And there are habits only formed with age and experience, like time management and getting enough sleep. If you want to ace your exams, you can’t just take B12 supplements and ask your barista for an extra shot of […]

Bernie Sanders: a new kind of hope

He’s been compared to Jesus, a Disney princess and frazzled grandpas everywhere. He’s made appearances on Fox News and Saturday Night Live, and released a folk album in 1987, “We Shall Overcome.” He is United States Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.   On March 25, a small finch landed on Bernie Sanders’ podium […]

Antiquarian book fair brings thousands of rare works to St. Pete

As part of St. Petersburg’s SunLit Festival, the 34th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair was held March 10-12 at the Coliseum on Fourth Street North. According to the event’s website, the “literary smorgasbord” featured over 100 exhibitors from around the country, each bringing a unique selection and appreciation for books, art and memorabilia. This year’s […]

The F-word that matters

The “F”-word is terribly misunderstood. Often followed by a cringe, scowl or laugh, it has the power to incite a revolution, just as much as it can irritate your friends and family on Facebook. The word I’m talking about? Feminist. A feminist is “a person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of […]

Student teaches art therapy classes to help people with communication disorders

Jennifer Livaudais said she wanted to make a difference before she graduates in May. Livaudais, a USF St. Petersburg graphic design student, said the goal was to apply her studies to art therapy, and learn how they can be used in a curative way. To achieve this, she had to take on a role different […]

USFSP Shakespeare Society brings life to century-old tales

The student-led Shakespeare Society celebrated the first of its two-week Shakespeare Festival with an outdoor performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” one of the famous playwright’s more celebrated works. From Feb. 25-28, the group performed at the Williams and Snell House courtyard, where a smaller, but similar cast will return to act out “Cymbeline” another […]

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 […]

USFSP student co-pilots program that pairs wounded birds of prey with veterans

The Avian Veteran Alliance offers an alternative stress-reduction therapy   If someone told Kaleigh Hoyt three years ago that she would become an avid bird watcher, she would have responded with, “No, that’s for old people with too much time on their hands.” But now the USF St. Petersburg senior volunteers at the George C. […]

USF Tampa and St. Pete clubs explore Title IX

Distinguished women discuss the impact of the 1972 federal law barring discrimination based on sex.   According to justice.gov, Title IX is a “comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity” and the primary goal is to “avoid the use of federal money to […]

USFSP student is all about giving back

From building character to building homes, CharitaBull is committed to community outreach, service and compassion in St. Petersburg.     Since high school, Noora Khalil, 22, has had a passion for community service. Upon transferring from St. Petersburg College to USF St. Petersburg, Khalil couldn’t find a service club on campus to join. So she […]