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Through turmoil, Martin Tadlock tries to bring campus back together

Editor’s note: This week, the newly appointed interim regional chancellor Martin Tadlock hosted two forums for faculty and staff, and on Monday, he met with students. The following statements were sent to campus employees and students. Message to Faculty Good afternoon. I’m glad to see you all here and that you and your families are […]

President defends ouster of chancellor

Verizon IndyCar Series returns to St. Petersburg

The Firestone Grand Prix returns to the streets of St. Petersburg this weekend. The event, comprised of 13 races, will run from March 10-12. Every year since 2009 it has served as the season opener of the Verizon IndyCar series. According to Motosports Travel, “Incorporating the streets of downtown St. Petersburg Florida, this race is […]

Science Fest and MarineQuest bring zest to campus

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 […]

A familiar photojournalist face on campus

Review: Whigfest revolutionizes St. Pete’s festival scene

In its second year, Whigfest Music and Arts Festival, put on by St. Petersburg record label Attic Records over President’s Day weekend, effectively channeled the energy of our country’s early rebels to revolutionize the local festival scene. Anchored in the courtyard at Jannus Live, the festival opened up to three surrounding venues, MacDinton’s, Mandarin Hide […]

Is local the new organic?

You see it everywhere in supermarkets these days, the exalted “certified organic” label. An assumed promise of healthy and environmentally conscious food fit for a guiltless meal. However, a newly emerged concept now threatens the mythos of organic foods # eating locally. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, for a product to be labeled […]

Kedron’s nonprofit leadership course engages students off campus

A university is like an island. It’s budding with resources, but the resources are immobile; landlocked. It’s Dr. Amy Kedron’s goal to get her students off the island. Through her course, Community Leadership and Nonprofit Organizations, Kedron connects USF St. Petersburg students with local businesses and organizations, giving them opportunities to lead and promote development […]