I’m not exactly thrilled that it has come to this. Either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is going to be the next president of the United States of America. What about Gary Johnson, you say? Or that Jill Stein lady? Let’s be real, at this point both Harambe and Deez Nuts have a better chance […]
In the United States, approximately 565,000 people experience homelessness on any given night. I’ve always found ways to indirectly help alleviate homelessness and poverty by contributing to the Red Cross, Salvation Army and other organizations – but it wasn’t until recently that I realized I wanted to take it a step further. Yes, donating clothes […]
Summer 2014 It was hot, and I was wearing flannel, like I often do. I pulled up to the Champion Motors in Englewood. I’ve passed it a million times on the way to the beach. This can’t be right. I checked the address, and then I saw him. Who gets divorced at a […]
When was the last time you disconnected yourself for a little while? When was the last time you turned off the screen and absorbed your surroundings instead of what was in your hand? Have you ever wanted to experience nature without the weight of social media in your pocket? You may think, “Where could I […]
When I started at USF St. Petersburg back in the summer of 2012, graduation seemed like a lifetime away – and for 18-year-olds – four years is around 22 percent of their lives. Now, looking toward my last year of formal education as I prepare to step away from my student-identity, I have to constantly […]
“A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…” I grew up with these words. I had the original “Star Wars” trilogy on VHS and wore those suckers out. My parents, siblings and I flocked to the second installment in theaters 15 or so years ago and I remember sitting in rapture, wishing I […]
USFSP needs a department that specifically works with foreign students – whether it’s to help them get to the office in Tampa, find safe and affordable places to live, or how to navigate around town.