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Alum and graduate student fall short in race for City Council seat

USF St. Petersburg alum Corey Givens Jr. and graduate student James Scott ran, but failed to grab the City Council’s district 6 seat. By Dinorah Prevost In Tuesday’s primary election, alum Corey Givens Jr. and graduate student James Scott fell short with their campaigns for St. Petersburg City Council’s District 6 seat. Local businessman Justin […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

USF opposes adjunct union drive

By Nancy McCann Soon after adjunct faculty members in the USF system got serious about forming a union, university administrators came out swinging. A union seeking to represent adjuncts from USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee submitted a petition to the state Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) on April 20 for approval to […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Students Put Their Best Heel Forward at Drag Show

  Colin Stanart didn’t have time to be nervous before his drag performance as Christi Spice. Instead, concentrating, he put on his makeup, heels and wig. On Oct. 17, the Multicultural Activities Council and Harborside Activities Board hosted Viva la Diva, a drag show that featured student performers, a professional drag queen and LGBTQ trivia. […]

Alum and graduate student fall short in race for City Council seat

Makeup Shaming Doesn’t Make You Look Better

Women are under enormous aesthetic pressure. Whether it comes from the media’s unrealistic expectations, family, friends, ourselves, whomever: I agree that the pressure is there. But consider this – some of us wear makeup because we enjoy it. Some of us love smoking our eyes out, contouring until our hands ache and splurging at Sephora. […]

Alum and graduate student fall short in race for City Council seat

Celebrities Should Raise Their Voices For Social Justice

Amidst a plague of social injustice, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem and instead kneeled on the sidelines. This prompted backlash from many on social media. Among them was “Final Thoughts” host and conservative Tomi Lahren, who continually used a ‘straw man’ argument to say that Kaepernick doesn’t […]

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Car Fire On First Floor Of Parking Garage

St. Petersburg Fire Rescue was on scene at the USF St. Petersburg parking garage at 1 p.m. today. They were responding to reports of smoke coming from the first floor of the garage. An engine fire from a car near the first right-hand turn from the ground floor of the garage was to blame. David […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester