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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 […]

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

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 […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

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 […]

Stories of USF St. Petersburg