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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 […]

USF Football begins the process of funding 40 million dollar practice stadium

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 […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Obama’s photographer: ‘I’m also trying to show what he’s like as a person’

By Emily Bowers Pete Souza, the former chief official White House photographer, is more than just the man behind the camera; He’s got quite the sense of humor, too. “I had the advantage of a subject who you could recognize from behind, because of his ears,” he joked as he showed a photo of former […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

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, […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

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 […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

All student jam band Speak Easy debuts at Ale and the Witch

By Anna Bryson The newly-formed jam band Speak Easy showcased its folksy, get-on-your-feet-swinging sound for the first time, at Ale and the Witch last week. The band is mostly made up of USF students and explores different types of music, fusing rock, alternative and other genres to form their own sound. Bassist Brendon Porter, a […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Stars and Scrubs Episode 2: Basketball and Chris Pratt

In the second installment of the “Stars and Scrubs” podcast, Editor-in-Chief Michael Moore Jr. sits down with co-hosts Jeffrey Waitkevich and “Big Mike,” aka Michael Fergusson, to talk about the Orlando Magic, the trouble brewing in Cleveland and Tom Brady’s superb health for his age. Also, make sure to tune in to find out who […]

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