Students packed into War Memorial Gym last Thursday in record fashion to see their USF Dons take on ITT Tech in a heated match-up that…
The Fog n’ Grog, a local on campus watering hole for students and faculty that was shut down in 1998, has reopened and is affecting classroom atmosphere throughout USF, as students have been celebrating the reopening week with free Jell-O shots from noon to 3 p.m. daily, courtesy of the Fog n’ Grog staff.
The economic downturn hit close to home at the budget meeting this past week with the board of trustees. USF’s Department of Public Safety was hit hardest when the group learned that its transportation budget would be sliced in half for the upcoming school year. After hours of debate on how best to acclimate to the sudden drop in funds, it was decided that all current methods of transportation would be sold and the department would invest in a new fleet of Rascal scooters for patrolling officers.
In an unexpected series of events, the well-respected Zagat dining guide for San Francisco put USF’s own Crossroads Café in their 2010 book, and awarding it their highest honor of five stars. The review calls the small café “avant-garde,” “cutting edge” and “a hip, fresh take on campus dining.”
In a bold move to deal with the housing shortage that USF goes through every year, the Office of Residence Life has announced a change in housing next semester, allowing four students to live in a double room. ORL sources have also suggested the possibility of moving underclassmen out to tents on Welch Field.
Following a spike in broken gates over the alcohol-fueled revelry of spring break, Public Safety and Facilities Management have been forced to team up and decide how to replace the gates and how to also send a message about the safety barrier that vanishes over weekends and holidays. Dan Lawson, director of Public Safety, said, “After many talks between the facilities team and myself, we have chosen to cut down the St. Helena gumwood in front of Gleeson Library to replace the gates.”