Dead body found on campus near Fowler Avenue
A dead body was found Wednesday morning at 9:15 near the crosswalk at USF Bull Run Drive and Fowler Avenue adjacent to Pizzo Elementary, University Police said. The investigation is still ongoing but initial reports reveal no signs of foul play and the individual may have died from natural causes, according to UP.
UP said there appears to be no threat to the USF community.
UP asks that anyone having information regarding the incident contact them at (813) 974-2628.
Political groups on campus respond to bill targeting diversity initiatives
Student-led political groups on campus have presented differing opinions and action plans regarding a bill targeting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and critical race theory (CRT) currently working its way up in the Florida Legislature. House Bill 999, which passed through the Florida state house on March 13, aims to prohibit state colleges and universities […]
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 […]