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Docu-series fosters community awareness

Above photo: Cranston Cumberbatch, professional actor and filmmaker, welcomes event goers to Studio@620 for a night of local documentaries. Taylor Brooks | The Crow’s Nest  By Jessica Jagodzinski Studio@620, an intimate artistic space on First Avenue South, welcomed an audience of aspiring playwrights, passionate citizens and those with a taste for art on Thursday for a night […]

Grand Central community celebrates together

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 […]

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

The latest on St. Petersburg’s newest attraction: How near is the Pier?

The Pier has been a staple of St. Petersburg for over 125 years, but the city has a history of recreating the icon every now and again. Most recently, an inverted pyramid-style pier sat at the end of Second Avenue NE. Constructed in 1973 and demolished in 2015, the city now hopes to replace the […]

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

Food Not Bombs continues to share despite 7 arrests

Just four days after getting handcuffed and placed in the back of a police cruiser for feeding the homeless without a permit, William Payton was at Lykes Gaslight Square Park once again. Payton works with Food Not Bombs, a group that meets in the park Tuesday mornings and Saturday afternoons to feed those experiencing homelessness. […]

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

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 […]