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UP officer fired over racist Twitter bio

A University Police (UP) officer was fired after racist language appeared on her Twitter account. Created in 2015, Presley Garcia’s Twitter account “@presleyyyg,” which has since been deleted, had “KKK member” described in its bio. The investigation began after Bay News 9 emailed UP a snapshot of Garcia’s Twitter account […]

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USF to release ‘hybrid’ fall course schedules next week

After months of planning and uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, USF on July 24 will release finalized course schedules, consisting of in-person and online classes, for the fall semester.  The university will implement a flexible hybrid academic model, including a mix of face-to-face, hybrid and fully online courses. Depending on the class […]

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UP officer on leave over alleged racist social media account

An officer from University Police (UP) was placed on administrative leave after allegedly using racist and disturbing language on their Twitter account. UP began a preliminary investigation and “are working to gather details.” The officer has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is being conducted, according to UP […]