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Goetz: Accuser’s texts contradict her testimony

By Delaney Brown A former Student Government leader contends that the text messages and statements of a female student who accused him of sexual assault are contradictory and cast doubt on her credibility. In arguments filed Sept. 28 in Pinellas County Circuit Court, the former leader’s attorneys say those contradictions support his contention that he should […]

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

University: Lawsuit in sexual assault, expulsion case is “meritless”

By Timothy Fanning In March, the university says, a former leader of Student Government acknowledged that he had non-consensual sexual intercourse with a female student last year in his dormitory room. But when Samuel Goetz appeared at a student conduct board hearing two months later, he denied it. Reminded that he was contradicting his earlier […]

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

Ex-VP elect sues school over sexual assault claims

By Timothy Fanning A former Student Government leader says he was kicked out of school in May after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a female student in his dormitory room. Now he is suing the university, contending that the charges were false and he was denied due process in contesting them. In his […]

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

More turmoil in SG: VP-elect abruptly resigns

By: Anna Bryson (annabryson@mail.usf.edu) & Tim Fanning (tfanning@mail.usf.edu) Just seven weeks after he was elected, the vice president-elect of Student Government has resigned. In a one-sentence email announcing his resignation on April 17, Samuel Goetz offered no reason for his decision. Earlier this month, he had cited academic reasons in explaining why he took a leave […]

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