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Retreat for veterans and spouses

By Brianna Rodriguez Veterans experience more than just going overseas. Extensive time away from family can cause unexpected hardships on their relationships. The Warrior to Soulmate Retreat was created for veterans and their spouses to strengthen their relationships. The retreat, created by the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System Veterans, was to help veterans maintain healthy […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Social media becomes the norm for news

Above photo courtesy of Pixabay By Rachel Freeman Zac Leyton Rivera-Reed wakes up in the morning and reaches for his cell phone. He opens Facebook and briefly skims his news feed. He checks his messages and notifications; then he reads a news article before starting his day. Nowadays, social media is a common way for students […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

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 […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

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 […]

Retreat for veterans and spouses

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 […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

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 […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

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 […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

Waterfront staff rescue stranded sailboat

By Delaney Brown A 24-foot $10,000 sailboat crashed into the jetty of Lassing Park last Saturday. Driven by a waterfront patron, the engine lost engine power and drifted into the sharp rocks. Receiving the distress call around 2 p.m., waterfront staff rushed to the rescue the disabled vessel. Lassing Park, about 1.5 miles from campus, […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world

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 […]

Former ambassador: Diplomacy vital as U.S. popularity slips around the world