Activists rally after USF students face suspension, expulsion for pro-Palestine protests

Listen: Students who participated in pro-Palestinian protests at the University of South Florida in April are now facing punishments from administration like suspension and expulsion.  People gathered outside the school Wednesday to object. A few...

The Scoop: Thurs. July 11th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

USF students are suspended after pro-Palestine protests. Meanwhile, two UF students pled guilty to protests on campus as well.

Top 6 weekend and 4th of July activities

Tampa 4th of July Boat Parade Sparkman Wharf and Tampa Riverwalk Thursday July 4, 4 – 9:30 p.m. FREE for spectators Celebrate July 4th with Star Spangled Banner festivities at Sparkman Wharf. Along Tampa’s Riverwalk...

The Scoop: Tues. June 25th, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

The state of abortion two years after Roe v. Wade was overturned Monique Shaw is the senior program officer of the Rober Wood Johnson Foundation and she is speaking up about how she feels on...

Three defendants plead not guilty as pro-Palestine activists rally outside Tampa courthouse

Listen: 3 of the 13 defendants arrested during a protest at the University of South Florida pled not guilty Monday. Pro-Palestine activists gathered outside of a Tampa courthouse during their arraignments. About 25 people waved...
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A discussion with USF students about why they’re protesting

These students oppose the ongoing Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and the financial connection to the University of South Florida.

Freedom of expression and Palestine On Univeristy Campuses

Samar and Ahmed discuss the Gaza solidarity encampment movement that has spread across the country with Georgetown PhD candidate Samar Saeed, who is on the ground at the encampment in George Washington University and Victoria...
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The Florida governor signs laws, including changes to a USF cybersecurity center

Ron DeSantis signed 14 bills, including a measure that will make a series of changes to the Florida Center for Cybersecurity at USF.

USF hunger strike ends after 17 days

Leaders of the hunger strike at the University of South Florida Tampa campus told members to abandon the hunger strike after 17 days (April 3, 2024). Students pushed divestment from companies that support the Israeli...

The Scoop: Fri., March 22, 2024 Tampa Bay and Florida headlines by WMNF

Students were served a lunch completely sourced from Florida growers, producers, and manufacturers.

USF students protest university funds linked to Israel/Hamas war [Updated 3/22/24]

About 30 students at the University of South Florida protested inside the Board of Trustees meeting at the Tampa campus today. Some of those students began a hunger strike to oppose university investments in companies...
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Florida Legislature sends healthcare bills to Gov. Ron DeSantis

Healthcare bills were formally sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday after almost unanimously passing the Legislature.

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