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Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Worry About Monkeypox


You’ve probably been hearing a lot lately about something called “monkeypox” as the next big thing you need to be afraid of. Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. What it also is, is something you don’t really need to worry about…

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Why aren’t we Ice Bucket Challenging COVID?

Ice Bucket Challenge

Seven and a half years ago, the nation was swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge, an activity where people videotaped themselves pouring buckets of ice water over their heads in an effort to cure cancer. Men, women, kids, celebrities, Canadians. Even USF students. We were all united in a common cause. And guess what?…

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Tampa man credits filthy coffee cup for robust immune system

Coffee cup

Ed Cledders, a mid-level service associate at Service Associates Associated Inc. in Tampa, is convinced that his immune system has above-average strength which has allowed him to resist COVID-19 and its variants due entirely to the fact that he drinks coffee every day from a cup that has never been washed. “You better believe my…

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Delta Alpha Beta Variant Emerges at USF Tampa

Frat Guys

“It came on so suddenly,” said Mike Penlip, a sophmore at USF in Tampa. “I had this overwhelming urge to binge the Joe Rogan Experience.” Penlip was your average hardworking USF student. He was studying Accounting with a minor in Finance. All of his extracurricular activities were academic, and he took school very seriously. He…

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DeSantis deflects criticism of his handling of COVID resurgence

DeSantis kickin' ass

In spite of cases of COVID-19 rising once again in the state of Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis remains defiant of any kind of public safety restrictions or mandates. Yesterday at a press conference in Tampa, he responded directly to criticism that he is not making the situation a top priority. “It is very important that…

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Anti-vax bar in Clearwater offering incentives to potential customers

Jenny Mc's

In response to nationwide efforts to motivate more people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 by offering perks like free donuts, beer, gift cards and entries into special lotteries offering cash prizes and scholarships, one bar in Clearwater wants to reward people who don’t get vaccinated. “Here at Jenny Mc’s, we cater to people who do…

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Vaccine recipient disappointed

Popeyes vaccine

Madelyn Coddleton of Tampa recently received a vaccination to protect her against COVID and she’s not happy about it. “I wanted to try that new Cajun Flounder Sandwich from Popeye’s that everybody is talking about”, she said. “I’m hungry, not sick!” She got in a long line of cars outside the Tampa Greyhound Track at…

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