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From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

By Timothy Fanning One year ago, alumnus Alessandro Cocozza hoped to sew together the seams of his first business, Worldthrift. From the spare room of his home, he built a single pipe rack inventory full of treasures he’d found while scouring thrift stores and bargain bins, local and worldwide. Now business has exploded. He’s had […]

USF Football begins the process of funding 40 million dollar practice stadium

USF Football begins the process of funding 40 million dollar practice stadium

By Alex Eubanks After a record 8 million dollars was donated by Pam and Les Muma, University of South Florida Athletic Director Mark Harlan reviled plans for a new athletic complex for the USF Bulls football program. “We are very excited about the plans for this truly transformational facility, which will provide a world-class training […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Business student fails to capture City Council seat

By Dinorah Prevost District 4 candidate and USF St. Petersburg student Jerick Johnston fell short in his race against incumbent Darden Rice Tuesday. The incumbent Rice won almost two-thirds of votes cast, 72.64 percent or 41,901 votes, according to the latest results. Johnston, 21, won 27.36 percent of votes or 15,783 votes. This was Johnston’s […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Trump-Russia charges leaves political science leader stunned

By Emily Wunderlich The independent investigation into Trump-Russia collusion made its biggest move to date last week, charging three former campaign officials with crimes. President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his former business partner Rick Gates have been charged with 12 counts of financial crimes. These revelations left USF St. Petersburg’s Political Science […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

University: hearing officer is biased, adjunct profs not entitled to union

By Nancy McCann Although USF St. Petersburg relies heavily on adjunct professors, the university system says they are just temporary employees who fill “unexpected holes” in the teaching schedule and therefore are not entitled to form a union. In a 37-page document submitted to the Public Employees Relations Commission on Oct. 27, the USF administration doubles […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

Don’t get tricked, stay safe during Halloween

By Emily Vsetula Whether you are dressing up as a lifeguard from “Baywatch” and participating in a bar crawl or attending a small get together with a few friends, it’s important to take a few necessary precautions during Halloween in order to ensure the safety of everyone involved. It’s no secret that crime rates increase around […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show

A protester escorted a white nationalist outside Richard Spencer’s talk: ‘He just smiled and called me a racist slur’

By Jonah Hinebaugh Members of the “alt-right” frequently dox, or search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the Internet, typically with malicious intent. In order to avoid this, the student interviewed in this story asked to go under the pseudonym Baghat Singh to protect his identity. In a small […]

From thrift store to runway: alumnus hosts fashion show