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New environmentally friendly science labs to open summer

Last summer the parking lot at the corner of Fourth Street S and Ninth Avenue was a Greyhound bus station. Now, it’s a new science lab building that could be available to students as early as May. The building, unofficially called the “Poynter Warehouse Labs,” is a reconstruction of the previous structure rather than a […]

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Further muddling a mystery: Student Government leaders resign

Six months after they mysteriously took leaves of absence, the president and vice president of Student Government have resigned. Ziya Kardas, who was elected president last spring, did not announce or explain his resignation, which first came up at a Student Government meeting on Jan. 30. A week later, Vice President Gina Rotunno also resigned. […]

Student Affairs restructure adds more voice to student issues

Students lobby in Tallahassee for USF interests

It’s 2:15 a.m. and rain pours over the student parking garage. Me and 41 other students are huddling under cover waiting for a bus to Tallahassee. I was assigned to cover Wednesday’s “USF Day at the Capitol” the night before. It’s an annual trip for all three campuses that enlists students to descend on state […]

Student Affairs restructure adds more voice to student issues

Master Academic Plan proposes major changes for USFSP

Lofty goals such as the doubling of part-time job opportunities on campus, reducing the cost of textbooks by half and adding 25 new majors (see list below) to the campus are proposed in the Master Academic Plan. Drafted by the Office of Academic Affairs, the plan establishes a framework for college and department growth over […]

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St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs to Begin Feb. 15

When more than 50 experts gather in St. Petersburg next week to discuss international affairs, one name is likely to pervade the three-day conference – Donald Trump. The new president has set the world atwitter with his appointments, executive orders and rapid-fire tweets, and few dare to predict what he will do next. “Even relationships […]

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Campus moves forward with Green Revolving Fund

Future sustainability projects on campus will now find funding, in part, through the Green Revolving Fund. Signed on Monday, Feb. 6, the Green Revolving Fund would utilize the savings from previous sustainability initiatives to fund new green projects around the university. The fund was signed into action by the Clean Energy and Resource Conservation Commission […]

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Lynn Pippenger Hall officially opens with ribbon cutting ceremony

PHOTO COURTESY OF DEVIN RODRIGUEZ | THE CROW’S NEST From Left to Right: Sridhar Sundaram, dean of the College of Business; State Sen. Jack Latvala; Ellen Cotton, USFSP donor; Stephanie Goforth, campus board chair; Kate Tiedmann, College of Business donor, Lynn Pippenger, whom the building is named after; Judy Genshaft, USF system president; Sophia Wisniewska, […]

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College of Business offers its services to community

The Kate Tiedemann College of Business partnered with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to offer tax-preparation assistance to the community. Students who volunteer with the college, and community members, can sign up for the training session to take place Jan. 21. Training will be held in the new Lynn Pippenger Hall, room 217 […]

Student Affairs restructure adds more voice to student issues