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Scaling down

Anyone wanting to lose weight can line up at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center (TBPAC) on Saturday and share tips, successes and stories with others hoping to be contestants on the popular reality TV show, The Biggest Loser. USF students won’t have to drive far to the casting call […]

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Lockwood joins the Twins, won’t attend USF

USF signee Nick Lockwood signed a major league contract with the Minnesota Twins on Monday, opting to forego his college career. Lockwood, selected by the Twins in the ninth round, was the first of seven Bulls taken in the 2009 MLB draft. “The Minnesota Twins showed a lot of interest,” […]

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Iran should hold new, more transparent elections

The swearing in for the second term of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been confirmed and is scheduled to occur sometime between the end of July and mid-August. Despite the tremendous amount of opposition, government officials maintain that the June 12 election was not rigged. However, given the questionable nature […]

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WUSF should be available for all USF students

Even after months of nationwide preparation and a four-month delay, the transition from analog to digital TV has led to some unexpected consequences for USF. Before the June 12 transition, USF’s radio and TV station, WUSF, was forced to choose between broadcasting in analog or digital format. When WUSF chose […]

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WUSF loses viewers after digital transition

USF students hoping to tune into WUSF-TV on Bright House Networks’ channel 16 may be greeted by a blue screen informing them that the station is only available in digital format. Students are not the only viewers affected. Since its transition from analog to digital broadcasting June 12, WUSF has […]

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An impressive opportunity

USF men’s soccer midfielder Francisco Aristeguieta got the call Saturday. “Unexpected shock” filled the senior’s mind as he got an invite to join his country’s national team – the highest level in international soccer – for training this week. Aristeguieta, USF’s captain, flew to Atlanta on Monday to join the […]

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USF turns ‘Pink’

USF will trade in signature green and gold for a new “PINK” hue, as it’s one of 24 new schools added to the Victoria’s Secret PINK Collegiate Collection “Class of 2009.” The PINK Collection, which debuted in 2004, is a clothing line that targets college-age women that includes loungewear, swimwear, […]

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Green tea substance may help fight cancer

Researchers from Italy and the Moffitt Cancer Center are testing the properties of green tea in the prevention and fight against prostate cancer. According to the researchers, the substance Polyphenon E found in the tea may be able to stop the progression of prostate cancer and prevent it as well. […]

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Entrepreneurship program helpful in economic decline

Despite the struggling economy, it seems that more students are deciding to take a risk and start their own businesses. USF’s Center for Entrepreneurship is attracting more students to study at the program, which was ranked fifth in the nation by the Princeton Review last year.  Since the master’s program […]

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An ‘Angel’ among students

Biology major Abigail Wold loves shoes. High heels and wedges are her favorites. She loves shoes so much that she has special prosthetics with adjustable feet so she can wear heels up to two inches. “I love wearing heels,” she said. “My doctors don’t like it when I wear heels […]