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Long anticipated preview of The Edge is tonight

By Jeffrey Waitkevich The university is set to unveil The Edge, a remodeled recreation space, to students in a soft opening at 5 p.m. Monday. Al Gentilini, associate director of Campus Recreation, hopes to give students a chance to check out what the recreational space will look like while also building anticipation for the finalized […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

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 […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Graduate student campaigns for City Council seat

In the crowd celebrating Earth Day and marching for science on Saturday was James Scott, who bounced from person to person asking what they want to see in local government. “There’s a learning curve to really finding out what the public wants, but it’s worth it in the long run,” said Scott. Scott, 29, announced […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Senators graded, most pass

The senators elected to USF St. Petersburg Student Government are supposed to represent the student body in their meetings. But they can’t do that if they don’t show up. According to section 5.1 of the Senate Rules of Procedures 2015-2016, members are expected to attend all meetings of the General Assembly and their two assigned […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Final budget calls for $78,344 in Student Government salaries

Eighteen students who hold positions in Student Government stand to receive a total of $78,344 in salaries in 2017-2018 under a final budget approved April 3 by the student senate. Thirteen of the 18 are in the executive branch, including incoming SG President David Thompson, who is budgeted to receive $10,687, and incoming Vice President […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Election results are in, Student Government fills 11 seats

This year, 650 students voted in the election, nearly twice as many as the fall semester. The total student population, including graduate and non-degree seeking students is 4,475. The election results were announced on March 2 in the Reef by Shannon Scanlon, Student Government’s supervisor of elections. Each of the students running for a senate […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Thompson and Goetz promise real solutions

David Thompson is one step closer to his dream job as president of the United States. On March 2, Thompson watched the election results live stream from class when he learned that he had been elected the student body president. His ticket won with 56 percent of the vote, but Thompson said he knew it was […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester

Meet the senate candidates

Student senators represent the student body as a whole. They are required to attend general assembly meetings and be a part of at least two unique senate committees. Senate members hold discussions regarding some important matters that influence student life on campus and they help determine the money given to clubs and organizations for events […]

In hopes to maintain ‘sense of normalcy’ after Irma, USF System doesn’t extend Fall semester