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With Thanksgiving approaching, Florida Education Association wants Board of Governors to take stricter measures against COVID-19

As Florida Coronavirus cases continue to rise by the thousands every day and test positivity rates nearly double the daily recommendation for phase 3 openings, the Florida Education Association is asking the Board of Governors...

With Obama-style strategies Republican Party might’ve turned Florida from swing state to solid red

Joe Biden is the President-elect of the United States, even as some election officials count votes in states where victory seems assured but it is too close the call. In Florida though, President Donald Trump’s...

USF suspends ‘Students for a Democratic Society’, organization says it’s being suppressed

The University of South Florida has suspended activist organization Students for a Democratic Society for violating its policy on face-to-face events amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But the group’s members are saying this is the university...
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USF public health professor talks about Florida’s increasing coronavirus cases

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources For the third week in a row, the number of new coronavirus cases in Florida has been higher than before the state lifted safer-at-home requirements. According to...
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USF researcher: number of fatal overdoses of some drugs is much higher than shown in federal database

The epidemic of overdoses by certain drugs is likely even worse than reported in a major national database; that’s the conclusion of a study published Tuesday by a researcher at the University of South Florida....
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Tampa Bay SDS destroys a mock ‘border wall’ at USF

President Donald Trump has backed off his threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border; but he’s still going full steam ahead on plans for a massive wall along the border. There’s a protest against that wall...
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SDS at USF rally to protect undocumented students

On Tuesday the group Students for a Democratic Society at the University of South Florida is hosting a rally on campus to draw attention to immigrants’ rights and to ask the school not to cooperate...
What is Freedom? art installation at USF

USF art installation asks: What is freedom?

What is freedom? An interactive public art installation at the University of South Florida is giving people the chance to answer this question as part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative. They wrote their...
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Confronting white nationalism panel coming to USF

"nless you’ve really experienced it up close I think people don’t understand how different it is from a normal conflict that you would have with someone because of the way that white nationalists think about...
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Is USF scaling back and outsourcing victim advocates?

According to its website, the University of South Florida’s Center for Victim Advocacy (CVA) “provides free and confidential services to USF students, faculty, and staff who have experienced crime, violence, or abuse, on or off campus;”...
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SDS plans May Day and USF sanctuary campus rallies; plus, listeners react to airstrikes on Syria

On MidPoint we asked listeners their thoughts about the latest U.S. / allied missile strikes on Syria. We also spoke about some upcoming actions by Students for a Democratic Society – a May Day rally...
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USF grad student union decries Florida “union busting” bill

Last week the Florida House passed a bill that critics call the “union busting bill;” our guest says it will hurt members in graduate assistants unions like the one she is co-president of at the...

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