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Graduate student finds home at USF St. Petersburg

Above photo: Living in a variety of cultures taught international graduate student Ebby Ezema the value of authenticity and family. Photo Courtesy of Ebby Ezema By Whitney Elfstrom Family, authenticity and impact—three values that mean more to one man than most. These themes come up again and again in conversation with Ebby Ezema, an international graduate […]

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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

Today is about remembering sacrifices military service members made

By Brianna Rodriguez When Joe Pack returned to his family after deployment, he couldn’t help but notice how big his daughter Mason had become. Serving 16 years as a military policeman, Pack served at many different Air Force bases around the world. He eventually retired in 2004 and came to USF St. Petersburg to study […]

Graduate student finds home at USF St. Petersburg

Clothesline Project brings hope to victims of sexual and domestic violence

By Karlana June Still reeling from a post-traumatic stress disorder episode, I am apprehensive about obligations requiring me to be on campus. Cinder blocks seem to replace my feet as I take each slow and cautious step across the Peter Rudy Wallace courtyard. As I enter the foyer, feeling naked and vulnerable, I see a familiar […]

Graduate student finds home at USF St. Petersburg

Sustainability: what does it mean to go green?

By Whitney Elfstrom Reduce, reuse, recycle — a motto that we all grew up hearing. But what does it mean, and why does it matter? For Brian Pullen, the university’s sustainability planner, it’s all about finding new tactics to ensure we reduce our environmental impact on the planet. Think of Tesla’s mass-market electric car, which […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

Senior business management hopeful for Council seat

By Dinorah Prevost Another USF St. Petersburg student is vying for a City Council seat this November. Jerick Johnston, 21, a senior business management major, is running for St. Petersburg City Council’s District 4 seat against popular incumbent Darden Rice.   This run is Johnston’s first venture into politics. A St. Petersburg native, he is running […]

Graduate student finds home at USF St. Petersburg