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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 […]

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Upcoming conversation to discuss free speech on campus

By Antonio D Fazzalari In response to protests at universities across the nation focused on blocking alt-right speakers on campus, USF St. Petersburg will host an open forum concerning the First Amendment, campus protests and free speech. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library Diversity Committee invited Peter Lake, professor […]

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Panelists discuss food waste and sustainability in Pinellas County and beyond

By Tiffany Beyer Of all the food produced in North America, 40 percent of it ends up in the trash. That startling statistic is the foundation for the Canadian documentary “Just Eat It: a Food Waste Story.” Screened in Lynn Pippenger Hall Tuesday, the viewing was part of the sustainability connection film series organized by […]

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Students flooded with questions as water line bursts in residence hall

By Brianna Rodriguez On Tuesday at approximately 3:00 p.m., a water line broke on the fourth floor of Residence Hall One, causing flooding and water damage to rooms throughout the building. According to students, the flooding began after a case of water fell behind a refrigerator in one of the rooms. The case hit the […]

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President defends ouster of chancellor

By Michael Moore Jr. A national search to find a new regional chancellor will begin next August, 11 months after Sophia Wisniewksa was ousted for the way she handled Hurricane Irma. That announcement came Friday as USF system President Judy Genshaft broke a silence of nearly three weeks and met with faculty, staff and students […]

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President failed to appease her fiercest critics

By Timothy Fanning When the president of the USF system abruptly removed Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska last month, no critic was fiercer than professor Raymond Arsenault. The ouster, he said, was “more like an execution than a resignation.” He slammed President Judy Genshaft’s move as a “gross overreaction” that trampled on due process, ignored senior […]

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