Opinion: DeVos’ campus rape policy rollbacks hurt victims

By Sara McDonald Since becoming secretary of education, Betsy DeVos has proposed several controversial changes. But her rollback of Obama-era rules that regulate how colleges and universities investigate sexual assault allegations was another contentious chapter in her tenure. The decision left many women’s rights groups worried that the survivors of sexual assault would  lose protections […]

How Student Government plans to address our campus’ poor recycling report

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 […]

Opinion: DeVos’ campus rape policy rollbacks hurt victims

Perspective: One student’s thoughts on the “Muslim Ban”

Noora Khalil (pictured above) is a 24-year-old information system management major. As a senior at USF St. Petersburg, Khalil founded Charit-A-Bull, a charity outreach club. She is also a Muslim woman.   Could you summarize the Muslim Ban as you understand it? Essentially, it stops people from select countries from coming into America.   Where […]

Opinion: DeVos’ campus rape policy rollbacks hurt victims

Ask the Health Educator: being a better you without the gym

Do you have a question about sex, alcohol, nutrition, stress or anything else health and wellness related? USF St. Petersburg Health Educator Victoria M. Beltran has the answers! Every month, Student Health 101 will feature the new column, “Ask the Health Educator.” To submit questions, send an email to usfspwellness@gmail.com and include “Ask the Health […]