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Charit-A-Bull (November 19, 2007)
While the USF Bulls' football team may have lost the homecoming football game, some USF students - and more importantly, the clients of Metropolitan Ministries - were the big winners in the sixth annual "Charit-A-Bull." University Beat paid a visit to the opening event of "SuperBull Eleven" Homecoming week, where student groups collected canned goods, built sculptures out of them, and then donated the food to the Bay area hungry and homeless.
 
 
Binge Drinking (November 12, 2007)
Studies show that as many as half of US college students engage in "binge drinking," where they consume at least four alcoholic drinks in a short time. University Beat visited a recent symposium on USF's campus where educators worked with officials from local law enforcement and health agencies to let students know about the dangers of such behavior.
 
 
Water Crisis (November 5, 2007)
USF's Patel Center for Global Solutions recently welcomed Robert Adamski, special advisor to the United Nations for the non-profit group "Water for People," for a presentation on an issue that affects billions of people worldwide - the lack of safe drinking water.
 
 
XRKade Interactive Fitness Lab (October 29, 2007)
students playing "Dance Dance Revolution"

USF's School of Physical Education is now the home of the XRKade Research Lab, where researchers will look at interactive video games like "Dance Dance Revolution" and similar technology-based interactive activities to see what kind of effects...

 
 
FACTors Breast Cancer Conference (October 22, 2007)
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center on USF's Tampa campus reaches out to breast cancer patients and their families year-round through its FACTors Program. FACTors, which stands for "Fighting Against Cancer Together," recently held its 20th annual conference, where over 500 people gathered for a day of education, information and inspiration.
 
 
Jazz Masterworks Series (October 15, 2007)
USF's Jazz Masterworks Series is once again bringing the music of such artists as Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Michael Brecker and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra to jazz lovers around the Tampa Bay area. University Beat takes you to one of this year's performances, which featured NEA Jazz Master Frank Foster and Loren Schoenberg.
 
 
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