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Beyond rumors: Are intercollegiate sports coming to USFSP?

Alongside larger players like the Rays and the Rowdies, USF St. Petersburg hopes to introduce a sports team it can call its own. After years of circulating rumors of future intercollegiate sports on campus, it seems that the university is finally ready to commit, according to Vice Chancellor Dr. Patricia Helton. Beginning this year, the […]

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Students celebrate creative writing certificates

One after another the newly certified creative writing students stepped up to the microphone outside The Tavern. They read selections from the work they had crafted over the course of the semester while the crowd sipped beer and munched fries. Recently, there’s been talk of dissolving the English department’s creative writing program in order to […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

Growing green: Campus to introduce greenhouse for research, growth

USF St. Petersburg’s future is looking a whole lot greener because a greenhouse could soon be coming to campus. While the project does not have a completion date, $25,000 was approved from an administrative fund in addition to a $5000 contribution from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Institute. According to Alana Todd, who spearheaded the […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

STING RAY students fight for right to walk at graduation

Students from the Project 10 STING RAY stood next to a picnic table outside of the Campus Grind coffee shop. They waited as their names were called to receive a certificate. Last year, this was their graduation. STING RAY is a non-degree seeking program that provides students with intellectual disabilities education in a college environment. […]

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More turmoil in SG: VP-elect abruptly resigns

By: Anna Bryson (annabryson@mail.usf.edu) & Tim Fanning (tfanning@mail.usf.edu) Just seven weeks after he was elected, the vice president-elect of Student Government has resigned. In a one-sentence email announcing his resignation on April 17, Samuel Goetz offered no reason for his decision. Earlier this month, he had cited academic reasons in explaining why he took a leave […]

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James Schnur remains in jail

It’s been 12 days since James Schnur, the special collections librarian, was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography and bestiality. He remained in the Pinellas County Jail late Sunday. Schnur’s lawyer, Meribeth Wetzel, said that her office has not yet scheduled a bail hearing. She did not wish to provide further comment. The […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits