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Don’t stop marching & keep your activism alive

Protests erupted in over 600 cities, with an estimated 4.2 million people marching throughout the country to advocate for women’s rights. The Women’s March held Jan. 21, began as a response to the election of Donald J. Trump as president, but resulted in one of the largest demonstrations in history. If you attended the Women’s […]

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

St. Petersburg Women’s March draws record crowd of 20,000

Over 20,000 women and men came together to flood the streets of St. Petersburg on Saturday in solidarity for women’s rights. Among the sea of women and men is Lauren Conzelman, 20-year-old USF St. Petersburg student, who stood out in her vibrant lavender “Rosie the Riveter” shirt. “I’m marching not only for women’s rights, but […]

Pendulums and countdowns: Student group shakes misconceptions of hypnosis

The F-word that matters

The “F”-word is terribly misunderstood. Often followed by a cringe, scowl or laugh, it has the power to incite a revolution, just as much as it can irritate your friends and family on Facebook. The word I’m talking about? Feminist. A feminist is “a person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of […]

Star Wars on Women

“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 […]