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Local activist group takes first steps to oppose Trump

Veteran activist Melanie Carling “took [her] eye off the ball” during Barack Obama’s tenure as president. Carling admits she’s guilty of feeling that inequality, especially towards women, was solved once and for all. “We’ve been comfortable for so long. It’s hard to get out of these soft walls,” said Carling, a trade supervisor at USF […]

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Potential Albert Whitted runway extension still years away

A proposed runway extension at Albert Whitted Airport is still at least six years away. In November 2015, St. Petersburg City Council approved $50,000 for a study exploring the possibility of extending the southwest-to-northeast runway 1,300 to 1,800 feet to the east, into Tampa Bay (toward the right in the photo above). For Albert Whitted, […]

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Student Affairs restructure adds more voice to student issues

Two weeks ago, Dr. Patricia Helton (above), the regional vice chancellor of Student Affairs, reorganized the Student Affairs Department. These changes, implemented Feb. 20, were meant to better facilitate the administration’s discussions over issues affecting students. The restructure appointed various members of the administration to positions that now report directly to Helton. One result of […]

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Election results are in, Student Government fills 11 seats

This year, 650 students voted in the election, nearly twice as many as the fall semester. The total student population, including graduate and non-degree seeking students is 4,475. The election results were announced on March 2 in the Reef by Shannon Scanlon, Student Government’s supervisor of elections. Each of the students running for a senate […]

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Careers kickstarted at Job & Internship Fair

Ambitious students donning professional business wear, with resumés in hand, flooded the USC ballrooms to network with employers at the Internship & Job Fair, Feb. 22. Stationed in individual booths, over 70 employers from a wide range of fields answered career-related questions, interviewed candidates and honed students’ interview skills. The event offered an invaluable frame […]

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Student Green Energy Fund seeks student approval

Starting Monday, students will have the chance to vote on whether or not they would like to renew the Student Green Energy Fund. SGEF is a fund that is “used to assist the university in reducing energy costs through conservation, promoting power generation using clean, renewable energy technologies and lowering greenhouse gas emissions” according to […]

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