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Feelin’ the chemistry: Science-lovers unite in support of research

“Science is Not a Liberal Conspiracy,” read one sign. “Make America Think Again” and “Grab Her By The Data” read two others. Thousands gathered at Poynter Park on Earth Day, April 22, for the March for Science. Teachers, students and scientists took to the streets of downtown St. Petersburg to show their support for evidence-based […]

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App provides students with resources for sexual assault

Dealing with sexual assault alone is terrifying. But you don’t have to. There are numerous resources for survivors of sexual assault. Reach Out Editions is an app developed by Capptivation that aggregates them all. It is available for free on Android and iOS devices. Reach Out Editions began when four recent college graduates sat together […]

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Fight against ALS continues after Ice Bucket Challenge

You might recall a few years ago when social media feeds were flooded with videos of people dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads. These participants were working to raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a fatal neurological condition affecting nerves and muscles commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. […]

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Local activist group takes first steps to oppose Trump

Veteran activist Melanie Carling “took [her] eye off the ball” during Barack Obama’s tenure as president. Carling admits she’s guilty of feeling that inequality, especially towards women, was solved once and for all. “We’ve been comfortable for so long. It’s hard to get out of these soft walls,” said Carling, a trade supervisor at USF […]

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Potential Albert Whitted runway extension still years away

A proposed runway extension at Albert Whitted Airport is still at least six years away. In November 2015, St. Petersburg City Council approved $50,000 for a study exploring the possibility of extending the southwest-to-northeast runway 1,300 to 1,800 feet to the east, into Tampa Bay (toward the right in the photo above). For Albert Whitted, […]

Adjuncts: Joy of teaching dampened by poor pay, benefits