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Stories of USF St. Petersburg

When Carolina Nutt told her friends she wanted to go to college, they didn’t believe her. They said a Hispanic girl would never be successful. Now, years later, she proved them wrong and is now the USF St. Petersburg’s director of First-Year Experience, where she evaluates the need of new students in order to help […]

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

Haunted house fills SLC with screams

By Alex Eubanks The place where you do your homework became a whole lot scarier Friday, when the Student Life Center was transformed into a haunted house that thrilled and scared students, faculty and staff members. Hosted by the Harborside Activities Board, groups of students decorated and designed rooms in the building, turning it into […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show