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  • USF St. Petersburg Striving To Reduce Carbon Footprint

    USF St. Petersburg is dedicated to reducing their carbon footprint, with a goal of becoming a carbon-neutral campus by 2050.

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  • Trump's Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector

     That has had a devastating effect on owners and employees of Cuba's 24,185 private bed-and-breakfasts and 2,170 private restaurants known as paladares.

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  • Evening Masterwork: Rachmaninoff

    Believe it or not, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 was actually a student work composed when he was just 18 years old. It's tonight's Evening Masterwork at 7 PM on Classical WSMR.

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  • All Night Jazz: Jan. 16 Appreciate a Dragon

    Tonight on All Night Jazz Mike Cornette conjures up some fire and brimstone on the Jazz Trip @ Ten with a visit to the dragon’s lair on Appreciate a Dragon Day.

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WUSF News

New State Senate President Bill Galvano says he has high hopes for new era of cooperation in Tallahassee this year. "It's time to return respect and honor to government," he said during a meeting of the Argus Foundation Tuesday in Sarasota.

Florida Matters

Florida’s new governor Ron DeSantis has wasted no time in putting his stamp on the state. This week on Florida Matters we take a look at some of his actions so far and talk with journalists about other political happenings like the upcoming mayoral race in Tampa.

Classical WSMR

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1 in f-sharp minor Op. 1
Program: Evening Masterwork
Believe it or not, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 1 was actually a student work by the composer:  it was composed when he was just 18 years old. However, the version we know today was thoroughly revised by Rachmaninoff in 1917, more than two decades after he initially wrote the work. This version is tighter– a kind of cleaned-up version –compared to the youthful and passionate original....more...

University Beat

As USF St. Petersburg works to set new sustainability standards, the campus continues to implement eco-friendly projects. In 2016, USFSP adopted a Climate Action Plan and pledged to achieve two goals: to reduce its baseline greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2035 and to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

All Night Jazz

Appreciate a Dragon Day
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the “Other Nine to Five,” Mike Cornette conjures up some fire and brimstone on the Jazz Trip @ Ten with a visit to the dragon’s lair on Appreciate a Dragon Day. Plus more from our focus artist of the week, pianist Cedar Walton. Then later, just in time for “hump day,” we’ll hear another version of Duke Ellington’s Caravan on the Midnight Standard. The adventure begins...more...

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