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Nelson updates public on Dozier research

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The body of 15-year-old Thomas Curry was found lying next to the railroad tracks one evening in 1925. His skull was bashed in. Twenty-nine days prior, he had been sent from his home state of Pennsylvania — alive — to the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla., a school whose odious history has come to mark one of Florida’s darkest chapters.  

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Union, administration inch toward agreement

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Though no resolution was ultimately reached, after the 14th bargaining session since September 2012, the United Faculty of Florida (UFF) faculty union and university administration collective bargaining teams appeared to come closer to reaching an agreement last week after both sides made concessions. 

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Students bring Sinahalese New Year to USF

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As the sun moved out of the house of Pisces and into the house of Aries on Monday, many from the country of Sri Lanka celebrated the Sinhala and Hindu New Year.

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Opinion

  • Students deserve more say in UPenn’s mental health care

    The Counseling Center at USF, which offers psychological services and workshops for students, and Wellness Education, a department of Wellness USF, provide mental health resources for USF students.  

  • Campus safety should factor into college rankings

    When potential students are considering which college is the right choice for them, they may research a school’s graduation rates or financial resources — facts typically calculated in traditional college rankings in
    the U.S. 

  • Dove suggests women cannot feel beautiful on their own

     

    Dove’s “Campaign for Real Beauty,” which advocates for women’s empowerment, is yet again facing widespread criticism after previously being under fire for existing under the company Unilever, which also spawned Axe products’ sexist commercials.

  • Dove ad encourages finding beauty from the self

    Despite showing how some women are too critical of their bodies and that a little positivity goes a long way, the recent Dove ad for its “Campaign for Real Beauty” featuring women wearing a RB-X “beauty patch” has seen major criticism.

Montage/Scene and Heard

  • Wrestling legend’s eatery fails to impress

    When one visits Hogan’s Beach, he must keep in mind the location is nothing more than a tourist trap for serious Hulk Hogan fans. 

  • Jude Law gives great performance, plot fails to impress

    From the moment the movie starts, it becomes abundantly clear that Jude Law took a page out of Matthew McConaughey’s book to treat the audience to an unexpected performance never seen before. 

  • Free STD testing on campus today

    One in four college students have an STD, according to Stanford University’s Sexual Health Peer Resource Center, and today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. students can get tested for free at the Student Health Services (SHS) Center as part of an annual event to provide free STD testing. 

  • Students bring Sinahalese New Year to USF

    As the sun moved out of the house of Pisces and into the house of Aries on Monday, many from the country of Sri Lanka celebrated the Sinhala and Hindu New Year.

Latest News

  • 3D printing to turn digital into tangible

    As technology progresses, the future may soon be limited only by human ingenuity, as modern marvels, such as 3D printing, become more widely available.

  • Students protest U.S. intervention in Ukraine

    The group, bearing signs and a message for U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, was small in number, but had an undeterred resolve. 

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    Nelson updates public on Dozier research

    The body of 15-year-old Thomas Curry was found lying next to the railroad tracks one evening in 1925. His skull was bashed in. Twenty-nine days prior, he had been sent from his home state of Pennsylvania — alive — to the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla., a school whose odious history has come to mark one of Florida’s darkest chapters.  

  • Shakespeare ‘myth’ explored

    While many may celebrate the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth this month, one Shakespearean scholar had  critiques of the poet and his rise from an earthly English bard to a universal icon.

  • Union, administration inch toward agreement

    Though no resolution was ultimately reached, after the 14th bargaining session since September 2012, the United Faculty of Florida (UFF) faculty union and university administration collective bargaining teams appeared to come closer to reaching an agreement last week after both sides made concessions. 

  • Panel demystifies graduate school

    While college is no longer an experience exclusive to a privileged few, graduate school is often shrouded in mystery to even those planning to attend. 

  • EdiBull campaign highlights healthier choices

     

    In recent years, a number of chain restaurants and venues have begun featuring healthier menu items and food marked as “low-calorie” or “low-fat.”

Sports

  • ‘It was all a dream’

    Inga Orekhova was just another passenger on the USF Bull Runner Monday afternoon, returning to her apartment right off campus after a workout. Her final
    season at USF ended two weeks ago against Rutgers. 

  • Bulls find offense, blow out Hatters

     

    Left-handed batters Kyle Teaf, Lawrence Pardo and Luke Maglich led off and produced Tuesday night in the 10-3 win over Stetson, making it the first time the Bulls beat the Hatters this season.

  • A Bronx tale

    When former Kentucky assistant Orlando Antigua was hired to coach USF men’s basketball it was rumored he might bring his younger brother, Oliver, and fellow Kentucky assistant Rod Strickland onto the coaching staff. 

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    Bulls look for pay back against Stetson

     

    When USF and Stetson met earlier in the month, the Bulls (20-15) dropped both games in DeLand. Tonight, the Bulls have a chance for redemption at home, as the teams are scheduled to square off at 7.