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Student rally wants to protest consolidation

By Jonah Hinebaugh In retaliation to the possible consolidation of USF campuses, junior marketing major Mariah McQueen started a movement to oppose it. McQueen plans, through her “Diverge the Merge” group, to host a rally on campus hoping it will influence more students to become involved in fighting the possible end of USF St. Petersburg’s separate […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

On Behalf of Dreamers: Students pen letters to Congress

Above photo: Students gather in the University Student Center to learn about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and write letters to their local legislators. Martha Rhine | The Crow’s Nest By Martha Rhine Rise up and be heard. That was the message of a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals letter-writing workshop held on Tuesday […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Feelin’ the chemistry: Science-lovers unite in support of research

“Science is Not a Liberal Conspiracy,” read one sign. “Make America Think Again” and “Grab Her By The Data” read two others. Thousands gathered at Poynter Park on Earth Day, April 22, for the March for Science. Teachers, students and scientists took to the streets of downtown St. Petersburg to show their support for evidence-based […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Local activist group takes first steps to oppose Trump

Veteran activist Melanie Carling “took [her] eye off the ball” during Barack Obama’s tenure as president. Carling admits she’s guilty of feeling that inequality, especially towards women, was solved once and for all. “We’ve been comfortable for so long. It’s hard to get out of these soft walls,” said Carling, a trade supervisor at USF […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan