Saint Petersburg College Newswire (Page 8)

Saint Petersburg College Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. College notebook:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Former St. Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster and local businessman Nathan Stonecipher officially joined the St. Petersburg College Board of Trustees this week after being appointed by Gov. Rick Scott in December. In addition to his term as mayor from 2009 to 2013, Foster, an attorney, sat on the City Council for 10 years.

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  2. Renowned scholar Cornel West delivers passionate speech at SPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Militarized schools, police misconduct and Beyonce's lack of soul are just a few of the social critiques Dr. Cornel West offered during his latest lecture in St. Petersburg.

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  3. Kids Tag Art students honored at awards ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Diane Nelson, Pinellas County Tax Collector, announced that more than 110 Pinellas County Schools elementary art students would be honored at the inaugural Kids Tag Art Pinellas Awards Ceremony Thursday, Jan. 21, 6 p.m., at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater. Elementary art students in 37 Pinellas County Schools created their own unique vanity tags that anyone can purchase online for $15 + $2.50 shipping and handling for the front of their vehicles.

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  4. CollegeA road trip steeped in traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    It is well past midnight when the school bus reaches Lakewood High's campus. Spartans boys basketball coach Anthony Lawrence Sr. heads home to get a few hours of sleep, then he's back up at 5:30 a.m., ready for another road trip.

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  5. Was 'Wow!' alien signal triggered by comets ?Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 | Unexplained Mysteries

    Astronomers have been listening out for extraterrestrial signals for years, but one case - that of a strange signal picked up by a school telescope at Ohio State University 40 years ago - has since remained one of the most tantalizing and perplexing examples ever recorded. Originating in the globular cluster of M55 in the constellation Sagittarius, the peculiar signal lasted approximately 72 seconds and has never been heard again since.

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  6. Pinellas news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    SENIOR INVESTMENT CLUB: Area seniors interested in stocks and investments are invited to join an investment club discussion group at the Sunshine Center. The group meets at 10 a.m. every Friday and is free and open to the public.

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  7. Spring Arts Preview 2016: Pinellas Park's street of dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Drive down Park Boulevard, and the 5600 block jumps out, even at cruising speed.

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  8. South Pinellas HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Canterbury student achieves Eagle Scout rank: Boy Scout Kai David Tomalin, 14, a freshman at Canterbury School of Florida, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in November. An avid athlete and martial artist, he rebuilt the family campground restroom facilities at Fort De Soto Park for his service project.

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  9. North Pinellas HometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Palm Harbor golfer named premier player of the year: Nicole Felce, 11, of Palm Harbor was named Premier Junior Golf Tour Player of the Year for the Women 14-19 division for the 2015 season. She finished the season at the Preserve in Bradenton, shooting a 77 in 18 holes on the final day of competition.

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  10. St. Pete Scientist Has Answer For Mysterious "WOW!" SignalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | CBS Local

    Nearly 40 years has passed since we received the terrestrial signal from space. The Ohio State University scientist that discovered it was so astounded by the 72 second signal that he wrote the word "WOW!" on the printout.

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  11. Famous Wow! signal might have been from comets, not aliensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | New Scientist

    ON 15 August 1977, astronomers using the Big Ear radio telescope at Ohio State University picked up a powerful signal from space. Some believe it was our first interception of an alien broadcast.

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  12. Has the mystery of the 'alien Wow! signal' been solved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Has the mystery of the 'alien Wow! signal' been solved? Astronomers now believe COMETS caused bizarre radio blast in 1977 It is perhaps the most famous 'message' to have been detected in the search for alien life, but the 40-year-old mystery of a powerful radio signal from outer space may have finally been solved. Known as the Wow! signal due to a note astronomer Jerry Ehman wrote beside the data when he recorded it in August 1977, the 72 second-long blast of radio waves caused a sensation at the time.

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  13. Do this: Cornel West comes to St. PeteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    During a brief visit last year, renowned philosopher Dr. Cornel West commended local leaders on their efforts to preserve local history despite the ever-present threat of gentrification.

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  14. Return to 'Wow!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Centauri Dreams

    The famous Wow! signal, picked up on August 15, 1977 at the Big Ear radio telescope is back in the news, with a new theory suggesting a source for the signal right here in the Solar System. Antonio Paris asks us to consider a cometary origin for the signal, generated as two comets released hydrogen as they passed near the Big Ear's search field.

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  15. Creed's Scott Stapp to perform solo concert at PalladiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Scott Stapp, one of rock and roll's great voices, returns to the road in 2016, kicking off his Proof of Life tour Friday, Jan. 15, 8 p.m., with a performance in Hough Hall at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 Fifth Ave. N. Stapp - the former Creed frontman - brings his new tour to The Palladium Theater as part of the Mahaffey on the Move series. The 'Proof of Life' album followed Stapp's uncensored memoir, 'Sinner's Creed,' in which he shared his life story for the first time - from his fundamentalist upbringing and the rise of Creed to his ongoing battle with addiction, the rediscovery of his faith and the launch of his solo career.

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  16. HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Emily Cady and Kyle StorieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    When Cady was a freshman at East Lake, she scored 18 goals even though she was part-time player. It was then that Cady and her teammates started doing some math.

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  17. College notebook: More Eckerd students head to Cuba, MLK lecture series at SPCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Nearly 80 Eckerd College students will travel to Cuba this month to study science, the environment, economics and photography. They are among 375 students in 22 Eckerd College classes who will study abroad during winter term this month, the largest number in Eckerd's history.

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  18. FAFSA Nights scheduled for area schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    FAFSA Nights is a series of events aimed at helping prospective students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid so they can qualify for the most financial aid possible. The events are open to Pinellas County high school seniors and their parents as well as current college students.

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  19. A myriad of moments make Epiphany celebration specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The three teens, all friends from high school, arrived at Spring Bayou early to see what they were up against. By 8 a.m., it hadn't broken 60 degrees, and they wondered what it was going to feel like to plunge into the bayou for a yearful of blessings.

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  20. LIVE at 12:15p | Epiphany cross dive in Tarpon5 mins agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | ABC Action News

    Live coverage of the event will begin 12:15 p.m. with the litany procession to the bayou, the releasing of doves and the cross dive. About 50 young men will dive in the water in an attempt to retrieve a wooden cross cast by the archbishop.

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