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Docu-series fosters community awareness

Above photo: Cranston Cumberbatch, professional actor and filmmaker, welcomes event goers to Studio@620 for a night of local documentaries. Taylor Brooks | The Crow’s Nest  By Jessica Jagodzinski Studio@620, an intimate artistic space on First Avenue South, welcomed an audience of aspiring playwrights, passionate citizens and those with a taste for art on Thursday for a night […]

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From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

By Timothy Fanning One year ago, alumnus Alessandro Cocozza hoped to sew together the seams of his first business, Worldthrift. From the spare room of his home, he built a single pipe rack inventory full of treasures he’d found while scouring thrift stores and bargain bins, local and worldwide. Now business has exploded. He’s had […]

Grand Central community celebrates together

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

By Rachel Freeman When we hear the word “hypnosis,” maybe a pendulum swinging back and forth in front of someone’s dazed eyes comes to mind. Or maybe a hypnotist counting down from three and just like that, the patient is lost in subconscious oblivion. In reality, these fictitious and Hollywood-driven images are far from the […]

Grand Central community celebrates together

Campus gets first look at Bhutanese culture

By Michael Mcdade Students gathered as they noticed a tent that showcased the history of Bhutan Wednesday. Tashi Wangmo, an anthropology major, is the first Bhutanese student to attend USF St. Petersburg. Her tent included souvenirs, food and history of her nation. The tent setup wasn’t just to celebrate her being the first Bhutanese student here, […]

Grand Central community celebrates together

Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading visits campus

Book lovers came together Saturday morning at the 25th annual Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading to hear more than 45 writers and thinkers speak. The genres of authors ranged from fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young adult novels. Adulthood includes failure, but you’ll overcome it By Whitney Elfstrom An inch of free space couldn’t be […]

Graduate student finds home at USF St. Petersburg