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SG supreme court denies McQueen’s case

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom Student Government’s supreme court unanimously decided Monday that it would not take Mariah McQueen’s case against the election rules commission. Now student body presidential candidate Kaeden Kelso will run unopposed in the upcoming election. He will need one more vote than 50 percent approval to assume the presidency. McQueen […]

Delicious Dialogues provide food for thought

By Delaney Brown In a world of Facebook rants and Twitter arguments, Delicious Dialogues, a moderated luncheon debate, aims to heighten the level of civil discourse. Students and faculty are welcomed to enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while discussing current events and hot-button topics. The lunchtime sessions happen once a month and feature two faculty […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Student rally wants to protest consolidation

By Jonah Hinebaugh In retaliation to the possible consolidation of USF campuses, junior marketing major Mariah McQueen started a movement to oppose it. McQueen plans, through her “Diverge the Merge” group, to host a rally on campus hoping it will influence more students to become involved in fighting the possible end of USF St. Petersburg’s separate […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Confusion and Controversy: spring election divides SG

By Emily Wunderlich and Whitney Elfstrom When Mariah McQueen decided early this month to run for student body president, she had no running mate and only 48 hours to collect the 100 signatures she needed to qualify. Panicked, she turned to Student Government’s supervisor of elections, Shannon Scanlon. According to a GroupMe message on Feb. […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan

Why we diverge

Above photo: Antonio Permuy, junior political science major, speaks out against the proposal to end USF St. Petersburg’s separate accreditation. Courtesy of Antonio Permuy  By Antonio Permuy I was appalled when I read Jeff Brandes’ recent statements about our university having “no vision.” Brandes’ previous silence on the issue, while most of his local colleagues […]

Student rally wants to protest consolidation

International affairs conference provides opportunities for students

Above photo: The St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs was co-founded in 2013 by Dr. Thomas Smith and Ambassador Douglas L. McElhaney. Last year the conference brought in around 2,000 people over three days. Courtesy of Abigail Payne By Michael Moore Jr. Students can expect a different experience at this year’s annual conference on international affairs: […]

Last man standing: Allegations hit Kelso and Jordan