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Coca-Cola partnership to encourage ‘World Without Waste’

Students are crafting innovative eco-friendly solutions to combat waste in workshops hosted by Coca-Cola Beverages Florida in the Sustain-A-Bull Challenge. The second workshop will take place Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the auditorium at the Patel College of Global Sustainability. Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is looking to act upon its initiative […]

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SG president-elect prepares for transition to office

A new era is about to begin at USF as sophomores Claire Mitchell and Gustavo Spangher were elected systemwide Student Government (SG) president and vice president for 2020-21. Their term starts at the conclusion of the spring semester. The ticket received 1,815 votes from all three campuses — Tampa, St. […]

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Spring break travel abroad canceled

With spring break less than two weeks away, USF World announced that all study abroad programs occurring during the break  — March 14-15 through March 21-22 — have been canceled because of the ever-evolving coronavirus (COVID-19).   Vice President of USF World Roger Brindley announced in an email that the charges […]

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Students and USF Dining at odds over halal options

The number of students at USF who eat halal meat for religious purposes is growing, which makes the demand for the product greater each year — a demand that students say isn’t being met. “Halal” means “permissible” in Arabic, and this type of meat is eaten typically by Muslims because […]

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Through her eyes: Dr. Marlene Joannie Bewa

These stories are a part of a continuing series that features women leaders at USF during Women’s History Month. Some people may see difficult times as obstacles in the way of goals, but for Dr. Marlene Joannie Bewa, 30, her biggest challenge turned out to be her biggest opportunity. Born […]

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USF working to discover and uncover century-old grave sites

Back from the dead, forgotten individuals are now being remembered after more than a century.   USF is working with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) to uncover forgotten burial grounds in Tampa Bay.  FPAN is a state-supported organization. According to its website, they are “dedicated to the protection of cultural […]