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A protester escorted a white nationalist outside Richard Spencer’s talk: ‘He just smiled and called me a racist slur’

By Jonah Hinebaugh Members of the “alt-right” frequently dox, or search for and publish private or identifying information about (a particular individual) on the Internet, typically with malicious intent. In order to avoid this, the student interviewed in this story asked to go under the pseudonym Baghat Singh to protect his identity. In a small […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

NFL protests leads to beach bar boycott

By Anna Bryson On a typical Sunday at Shark Tales Waterfront Restaurant on St. Pete Beach, bar patrons are hooting and hollering at television screens while watching NFL football. This Sunday, those same screens were playing “Courage the Cowardly Dog” and sports not involving pigskin or gridirons. As various NFL players continue protesting racial injustice […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

NFL players ignite national debate on race and protest

By Anna Bryson America waited in suspense Monday night to watch what the Dallas Cowboys would do during the national anthem. The team knelt together, arms interlocked, prior to the national anthem alongside the team’s owner Jerry Jones. When the anthem played, they stood together, still linking arms in unity. A debate has reignited about […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

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 […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news

Protesters Against Trump March To Williams Park

By Devin Rodriguez drodriguez7@mail.usf.edu Over 1,000 people gathered at Demens Landing near campus to march in protest against President-Elect Donald Trump. Protest leaders called the St. Petersburg Police Department before they began at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13. Then marched across Beach Drive and up First Avenue N. toward Williams Park. The group announced before […]

Proposal to abolish USFSP’s independent accreditation clears first hurdle as stunned campus processes the news