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Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Above photo: It is important to recognize that the world’s problems are “deeply intermeshed,” Thomas R. Pickering declares at the campus’ sixth annual conference on world affairs. Nancy McCann | The Crow’s Nest By Nancy McCann Today’s international environment is the strangest and most unpredictable he has ever seen. That assessment came Tuesday from Thomas R. […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Above photo: Kaeden Kelso, presidential candidate, and Ysatis Jordan, vice presidential candidate will run unopposed in the spring 2018 election. Courtesy of Ysatis Jordan  By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom Less than one day into presidential campaigning for the Student Government spring elections, a grievance was filed Monday against presidential candidate Kaeden Kelso and his running […]

SG supreme court denies McQueen’s case

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom Student Government’s supreme court unanimously decided Monday that it would not take Mariah McQueen’s case against the election rules commission. Now student body presidential candidate Kaeden Kelso will run unopposed in the upcoming election. He will need one more vote than 50 percent approval to assume the presidency. McQueen […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Delicious Dialogues provide food for thought

By Delaney Brown In a world of Facebook rants and Twitter arguments, Delicious Dialogues, a moderated luncheon debate, aims to heighten the level of civil discourse. Students and faculty are welcomed to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while discussing current events and hot-button topics. The lunchtime sessions happen once a month and feature two faculty […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Have a club? SG has funds

Above photo: Ysatis Jordan, senate president pro tempore, is looking to inform students and clubs of the money waiting for them in the Special Funding Committee. Jonah Hinebaugh | The Crow’s Nest By Luke Cross Student Government’s special funding committee started this semester with $18,000 and is looking to put that money in the hands of […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Student rally wants to protest consolidation

By Jonah Hinebaugh In retaliation to the possible consolidation of USF campuses, junior marketing major Mariah McQueen started a movement to oppose it. McQueen plans, through her “Diverge the Merge” group, to host a rally on campus hoping it will influence more students to become involved in fighting the possible end of USF St. Petersburg’s separate […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Confusion and Controversy: spring election divides SG

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom When Mariah McQueen decided early this month to run for student body president, she had no running mate and only 48 hours to collect the 100 signatures she needed to qualify. Panicked, she turned to Student Government’s supervisor of elections, Shannon Scanlon. According to a GroupMe message on Feb. […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world