Alternative choices for non-pirates
For students who aren’t interested in pirate invasions, Scene & Heard has compiled an alternative list of things to do this weekend.
Indulge in the arts on the house
The Tampa Museum of Art now offers free admission on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., making for a perfect date night that’s easy on the wallet.
Betting big with Belushi
Spend a night at the Hard Rock Caf and Casino and make a bet or two. If betting is not your game then check out Jim Belushi and the Sacred Hearts band. Their show starts at 10 p.m. on Friday, with tickets available for $40 per person.
Get on those cowboy boots and take in a show
George Strait and Reba McEntire perform live at the St. Petersburg Times Forum Saturday. Strait and McEntire are considered to be among the greatest artists in the history of country music making it a must-see show for country music fans. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and ticket prices range from $40-$90.
Catch a meal and a movie:
There is nothing wrong with partaking in a good ole’ fashioned dinner and a movie outing. Some of the latest films out are “The Dilemma,” starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James or “No Strings Attached” with Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher.
On-campus political groups respond to bill targeting diversity initiatives
Student-led political groups on campus have presented differing opinions and action plans regarding House Bill 999, which targets diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and critical race theory (CRT) initiatives at the state’s public universities, as the bill works its way up in the Florida Legislature. House Bill 999, which passed through the Florida state house […]
Trans+ Student Union holds Gender Affirming Clothing Swap
Among hundreds of clothing items separated by tops, bottoms and accessories displayed on top of several chairs in rows, the Trans+ Student Union (TSU) aimed to provide a safe space for over 45 students to explore their gender expressions through fabric. The Gender Affirming Clothing Swap event was held at the Marshall Student Center from […]
Student-led art exhibit showcases multidimensional change
Standing in front of a group of 20 attendees in the dimly lit Marshall Student Center Centre Gallery, freshman interdisciplinary social sciences major Carolina Gutfruend shared the significance of honoring sexual assault awareness through her art. Recounting her own experiences with guilt and shame as a survivor of sexual assault, Gutfruend said she wanted her […]
Students, faculty rally against state legislation targeting diversity initiatives
At a Tuesday rally intended to create student awareness for preserving academic rights, history professor Alex Levine read aloud two emails he received earlier this week from prospective employees and graduate students expressing fear for their future at USF. One of the emails was from a trans philosophy graduate student who messaged him about her […]
BOT approves new collective bargaining agreement, hears public comments regarding state legislation
At Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Board of Trustees (BOT) voted to accept a 3-year bargaining agreement (CBA) with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and listened to public comments from students and professors regarding House Bill (H.B.) 999. During the 9:30 a.m. hour-long meeting in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom, the […]
BOT approves $22 million expenditure for on-campus stadium
The Board of Trustees (BOT) met Tuesday morning at the Marshall Student Center Ballroom and approved the use of $22 million for the design of the university’s planned 35,000-seat on-campus football stadium on Sycamore Fields, located on the east side of the Tampa campus. The proposal received a unanimous vote. There was no formal […]