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You’re not green if you consume animal products

By Tiffany Beyer Oh no, yet another annoying vegan rant. But listen up, because this is not about you, or the ethical treatment of animals. In order to help reduce our environmental impact, the Go Green Movement tells us to recycle, ditch our plastic grocery bags and ride our bikes to work. But did you […]

Panelists discuss food waste and sustainability in Pinellas County and beyond

By Tiffany Beyer Of all the food produced in North America, 40 percent of it ends up in the trash. That startling statistic is the foundation for the Canadian documentary “Just Eat It: a Food Waste Story.” Screened in Lynn Pippenger Hall Tuesday, the viewing was part of the sustainability connection film series organized by […]

LGBTQ ally training help those faced with discrimination and harassment

By Tiffany Beyer You might not think a public university in the heart of a city with one of the nation’s largest annual Pride parades would need LGBTQ Ally Training, but according to members of the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Wellness Center, it does. Although the LGBTQ community has begun to make its […]

Wellness Center addresses demand for student counseling

By Tiffany Beyer The USF System plans to spend 1.5 million to address the growing demand of mental health services on its campuses and USF St. Petersburg is taking steps to tackle its own specific needs. “Many students are seeking support to help them cope with their multiple roles and responsibilities,” said Suzanne Stambaugh, assistant […]

Art and media in the era of extremism

By Tiffany Beyer Gregory Green’s art installation, “Worktable no. 9, he of Righteousness,” ignited a conversation about terrorism, media and free speech at a panel discussion titled “Art and Media in the Era of Extremism” at the Museum of Fine Arts Tuesday evening. The distinguished panel, comprised of female speakers, compared the purpose and responsibility […]

Fringe District grows as Central Avenue’s rent prices double

By Tiffany Beyer With major changes happening on the 600 block of Central Avenue, a new artsy area has sprung up nearby to capture the fading vibe of the iconic block. The 200 block Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, dubbed the Fringe District, is home to a few shops that were once on […]

New Vice Chancellor of Advancement ready to bring more private funding to campus

By Tiffany Beyer For the university’s new regional vice chancellor of advancement, raising private support for the university is more than a job, it’s a way of life. “I would say no day is typical,” said Deborah Read, who became vice chancellor of advancement in February. “When you’re in the advancement world, it’s not just […]