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Dining Services grilled over Chick-fil-A expansion

USF’s Commitment To Honor states that the university respects “the dignity and intrinsic value of all persons.” However, Elan Pavlinich, a visiting professor and English graduate student, said he believes USF Dining Services is not being held to that same standard with its affiliation with Chick-fil-A. “I would like to […]

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Greek life funding allocation at risk

After years of irregularities on the use of the Marshall Student Center (MSC) Security Fund, Student Government (SG) established new limitations for student organizations. The new clause, however, raised concerns to Fraternity and Sorority Life after they were restricted from utilizing the funds for its events throughout the year. The […]

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The impact of USF’s largest freshman class

The university welcomed its largest freshman class this year, making a total attendance of 51,060 students at USF. There are 5,703 freshmen, including First Time in College (FTIC) and “other freshmen,” according to the USF InfoCenter, the university’s online database for student admissions.  The increase in USF’s FTIC population — […]

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A Senate president’s mission: Opening the doors to accessibility

With the responsibility of delegating $17 million in student fees to over 600 organizations and departments, you can say Salud Martinez has a busy year ahead of him as Senate president. Although he has his responsibilities within Student Government (SG), Martinez’s overarching goal is to make SG more accessible to […]

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A ‘Fresh Check’ on wellness

In an effort to improve the well-being of students, USF will conduct the second annual “Fresh Check Day” today from 11 a.m – 2 p.m. in the Marshall Student Center Atrium.  The student-run event, co-sponsored by the Center for Student Well-Being and the Counseling Center, will consist of about a […]

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Panera Bread’s bakery items don’t go to waste

Instead of Panera Bread’s unsold breads, bagels, muffins and pastries ending up in the trash at the end of the night, they are repurposed and donated to the on-campus Feed-A-Bull food pantry.  Feed-A-Bull provides food resources to those who can’t afford it. It supplies both nonperishable items as well as […]

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Back to the consolidation drawing board

After much pushback on the consolidation plan presented last month, USF President Steve Currall took the criticism into consideration. On Sept. 10, Currall presented the consolidation preliminary framework plan to the Board of Trustees (BOT) and was told by state and USF representatives that too much authority was being given […]

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Beard Parking Garage death identified

The University Police Department (UP) received a notification at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Friday about a non-student female who fell from an upper level of the Beard Parking Garage. UP confirmed Saturday afternoon that the person was a 25-year-old Port Richey resident who was pursuing a graduate degree at UF […]