Jiaxin Zhang and Meka Nwoke have won Mr. and Ms. University of South Florida at the 9th annual Florida Scholarship Pageant. The event was held in the Marshall Student Center (MSC) Ballroom, put on by the 56th term Student Government Administration and the Mr. and Ms. USF Planning Commission.
Ryan Miller and Thomasina Watson won runner-up at the event. Zhang, a business major, and Nwoke, a biomedical and psychology major, won the title and a $500 scholarship donated by the USF Alumni Association.
A group of USF protesters arrested on March 6, self-named the “Tampa 5,” agreed to a “misdemeanor intervention program” and had charges dropped on Tuesday, according to the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s office. Alum Laura Rodriguez, students Gia Davilla, Jeanie Kida and Lauren Pineiro and former USF employee Chrisley Carpio were charged with battery on […]
Fans will have to wait a bit longer than anticipated to see an on-campus stadium. USF announced that the on-campus stadium opening has been delayed from its initial projection in fall 2026 until 2027 at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. It was also announced that construction on the stadium will not begin until fall […]
USF has terminated the design-build agreement for the $340 million on-campus stadium project, according to an official statement issued by USF on Friday. The university previously reached a $14.8 million design-build agreement with Tampa-based construction company Barton Marlow on April 25. The statement issued by USF said “the university has informed Barton Marlow of its […]
For communications major Umaya Sakhi, rent is one of the most difficult things to afford as a college student. Sakhi said they have struggled with rent since their freshman year, having to balance schoolwork and a part time job to cover their living expenses. “There are times where I’m able to save up in advance […]
Sophomore environmental science major Marisabel Paredes, a non-honors student, said the change to access at the Judy Genshaft Honors College building is somewhat fair. “When I used to come here, it used to be really full. And I guess that it might be unfair for honors students who actually are coming to use the space […]
This year, students will have to add another New Year’s resolution to their list: completing the annual FAFSA form. The 2024-25 form for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will open for students on Dec. 31, according to the launch announcement on the Federal Student Aid (FSA) website. Related: Here’s a breakdown of […]