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The Tavern pays tribute to fallen faculty with new, revised menu

By Noel Mullins The Tavern at Bayboro will be adding a few new menu items, as well changing names of classic sandwiches to better honor university faculty and friends who passed away. “The Adventurer” is a new grouper sandwich dedicated to Terry Tomalin, who suffered a heart attack last year. He was 55. Tomalin was […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

At students’ request, Nelson Poynter Memorial Library extends hours

By Whitney Elfstrom Nelson Poynter Memorial Library will extend its hours beginning Sept. 25, allowing for an extra 20 hours per week. The library will open Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.– 2 a.m., Friday 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.– 9 p.m. Saturday hours are still being determined. The library will track the results of […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

New Vice Chancellor of Advancement ready to bring more private funding to campus

By Tiffany Beyer For the university’s new regional vice chancellor of advancement, raising private support for the university is more than a job, it’s a way of life. “I would say no day is typical,” said Deborah Read, who became vice chancellor of advancement in February. “When you’re in the advancement world, it’s not just […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Students dive in for Get on Board Day

In case you missed Get on Board Day, here’s a brief highlight of some of the wonderful clubs available on campus. By Delaney Brown Dozens of campus groups set up tables on Harborwalk outside the University Student Center Thursday, while students milled about discovering almost all the opportunities and clubs the university has to offer. […]

From work to class and then back to work again; Irma clean up

Total eclipse of the heart, university falls in love

From The Tavern to outside Harbor Hall, students, faculty and staff craned their necks toward the sky on the first day of class. Check out our photo gallery, and some of the highlights of the eclipse. By Timothy Fanning If you missed the eclipse today on campus, don’t worry, you only have to wait six […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Admins inquire about newspaper, oversight in question

By Timothy Fanning & Dinorah Prevost The new University Student Center was opening five years ago when The Crow’s Nest began publishing stories that raised questions about the way the facility was being financed. The reaction of university administrators was quick and fierce. Editors Christopher Guinn and Ren LaForme went to the Tampa campus expecting […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Ex-VP elect sues school over sexual assault claims

By Timothy Fanning A former Student Government leader says he was kicked out of school in May after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female student in his dormitory room. Now he is suing the university, contending that the charges were false and he was denied due process in contesting them. In his […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

The proof’s in the bucket, Tavern owner solves fly problem

A Do-It-Yourself fly catching method solves The Tavern at Bayboro summer-long fly problem. By Noel Mullins Over the summer, the owner and manager of The Tavern at Bayboro had a problem: flies. Every time customers tried to eat a meal or wash it down with ice-cold beer, flies would buzz around them on the patio […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits

One of the last things college students expect to learn is that their instructor is living below the poverty level. Or can’t afford to take a modest vacation. Or is working three jobs. But that is the reality for many of the temporary, part-time teachers around the country known as adjuncts. In the Southeast, they […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester