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What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

By Sara M. McDonald Manipulation. That is a word commonly used by the women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct to describe their horrific experiences with the American film producer. At least 28 actresses, models, journalists and former employees of Weinstein have come forward with allegations against him, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, […]

Letter to the editor: We’re only in crisis when we choose to give up

Twenty-three full faculty members write letter of support for Wisniewska

This letter was written and signed by 23 full faculty members of USFSP. When asked for her reaction, Sophia Wisniewska responded via text saying “As you may suspect, I was very honored by the professional support that I received from those with whom I worked the closest. Their support means the world to me. It […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

Letter to the editor: Clarifying the procedures and policies of the Wellness Center

By Dr. Anita Sahgal, director of the Wellness Center and Student Disability Services Editor’s note: This letter is in response to an article that ran in The Crow’s Nest on 10/02 titled “Wellness Center addresses demand for student counseling.” The author wanted to address any questions readers may have by explaining some of the Wellness […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

The conversation we need to have about gun reform

By Emily Wunderlich Columbine: 13 people dead. Virginia Tech: 32 people dead. Aurora: 12 people dead. Sandy Hook: 28 people dead. San Bernardino: 14 people dead. Pulse nightclub: 49 people dead. This was the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history— until Sunday. Late Sunday, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock unleashed a hail of gunfire onto the Las […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

Know the true costs of college before you attend

By Antonio D Fazzalari Have you ever considered why you are pursuing a college education? Was it perhaps established as the only sensible course of action following high school during your childhood? Or maybe higher education is necessary for your future career? Regardless of the forces which propelled you into the realm of high-academia, college […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

Hurricane Maria leaves her mark on student’s family

By Mia Staggers The recent destruction brought on by Hurricane Irma physically and emotionally devastated USF System students and their families. But a week after the storm made landfall in Florida, another Category 4 hurricane, Maria, ripped through the already battered island of Puerto Rico.    The tiny Caribbean island, 100-miles-long, braced and buckled under […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein

Taking a stand by refusing to stand: some thoughts on kneeling for the National Anthem

By Emily Wunderlich On Aug. 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem before a pre-season game. Now, over a year later, political tensions have resurfaced after President Trump profanely criticized other athletes who have joined Kaepernick in protesting the anthem. Many NFL teams responded by kneeling, […]

What we can learn from Hollywood and Harvey Weinstein