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USF waives out-of-state fees for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands students

By Timothy Fanning The USF system announced Friday that all out-of-state fees will be waived for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters for students who have permanent residence in either Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to USF System, this is being done in order to assist families who may have been […]

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‘Sing it’ open mic helps break in revamped Coquina Club

By Arman Mouradian Open mic night at “The Edge” was in full swing last Monday night when Brielle Carter stepped up to the microphone. The chairs were filled with curious students, waiting to hear something fresh, something they haven’t heard. Although it wasn’t her first time performing in front of strangers, Carter was nervous stepping […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

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 […]

Campus powers up new 40 kilowatt solar array carport

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 […]

Campus powers up new 40 kilowatt solar array carport

Food, Music, Culture, Et Cultura

Lea Umberger stared in disbelief at the sheer number of people walking down Baum Avenue Saturday night. Located off Central Avenue near the Green Bench Brewing Co., thousands of people gathered at Et Cultura, a local festival that celebrates St. Petersburg’s creative culture. Umberger worked tirelessly since January planning the 5-day event. “We wanted to […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

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. […]

USF waives out-of-state fees for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands students

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. […]

USF waives out-of-state fees for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands students

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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