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Arrest of beloved librarian leaves campus reeling in shock, sadness

In 25 years as a student, teacher and librarian, James Anthony Schnur became one of the university’s most respected figures. As a student, he was a campus leader and author of a much-admired master’s thesis. As a teacher and librarian, he helped countless students and faculty on research projects. And as a champion of the […]

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Scan from your hand: Student launches new app

For Deshanie Govender, the diagnosis of endometriosis wasn’t a deterrent, but a motivator. On Thursday, April 6, Govender, a senior studying psychology, celebrated the launch of her new app, ScanRite, in the Ocean Room of the USC. Endometriosis is a chronic illness which causes tissue that typically lines the uterus to grow elsewhere in the […]

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Final budget calls for $78,344 in Student Government salaries

Eighteen students who hold positions in Student Government stand to receive a total of $78,344 in salaries in 2017-2018 under a final budget approved April 3 by the student senate. Thirteen of the 18 are in the executive branch, including incoming SG President David Thompson, who is budgeted to receive $10,687, and incoming Vice President […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

The Reef aquarium struggles to stay afloat

Water quality issues, disease outbreaks and aggression among inhabitants plague The Reef’s aquarium. Above the tank hangs a plaque that reads, “Let this aquarium remind us of the importance of marine life to Florida and the Tampa Bay area.” The 1,100-gallon saltwater aquarium was originally installed in 2013, funded by Duke Energy and Student Government […]

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Food Recovery Club gathers leftover food, changes lives

Twice a week, anxious students gather on the benches outside of the USC. They head inside right before The Reef closes at 9 p.m. If you’re not paying attention, you might miss them before they disappear into the kitchen. Hats-on-head and gloves-in-hand, they stand in front of giant plastic containers and coolers. An employee brings […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

College of Business student passes away

Maxim Malygin (above), a senior studying finance in the Kate Tiedemann College of Business, passed away Feb. 6. Sophia Wisniewska, USF St. Petersburg’s regional chancellor, announced Maxim’s death in an email to employees Feb. 28. Polina Pridanova, a close friend, told The Crow’s Nest, that Malygin was passionate about travel and meeting new people. She […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits