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The Bulluminati Podcast: The #USFG3 Edition

Looking for a place to show off your new green and gold bow-tie? Look no more! Green & Gold Gala! Penguins! Rocky in a tux! The regular stuff!

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Dr. Karla Stevenson Mastracchio joins us to discuss the Green and Gold Gala on this edition of the Bulluminati Podcast! Collin, Nate, and Vito return to the #podloft in Collin’s home in South Tampa in this edition.

Karla is the co-chair of the 2019 Green and Gold Gala at the Florida Aquarium, a USF grad who has been an adjunct professor at her alma mater, and an excellent podcast contributor. If you were thinking about going, stop thinking and starting doing! Tickets are going fast and are limited. We’ll all be there.

0:00: Intro!

2:05: Collin welcomes Karla to the podcast.

3:40: Karla pitches the Green and Gold Gala to Vito who’s contemplating on attending; the mission statement, who’s involved, what to expect. [Spoilers: She convinced Vito to get a ticket.] #ThereWillBePenguins

17:39: Collin and Karla reminisce about funny stories between them.

24:40: Karla talks about the Green & Gold attire partners for the Gala. [Get a Green & Gold Bowtie at Ella Bing Haberdashery]

25:42: Outro with Karla, and #onbrand off-the-rails conversations on weddings, Disney, pyro-technics, etc.

30:19: Nate talks National Signing Day and Coach Strong’s press conference. There’s a lot to unpack here. [The transfer portal is rush!]

44:32: Karla and Collin talk sorority rush historically coinciding with the first home football game and if future changes are plausible.

46:50: Charlie Strong states changes needed to be made, and they were. So Nate asks the question, is it time to retire “were we not 7-0?”

55:34: Way-too-early look at spring practice and the roster.

1:00:15: Basketball! And we bid Karla farewell. Nate describes his excitement for the scheduled game vs. NAIA Florida College and why it’s important to reschedule any game to replace the lost game at Charlotte.

1:10:10: USF MBB’s game vs. SMU on Thursday, USF WBB’s game vs Tulane (happening as we record) and their loss to C.

1:16:04: Laquincy Rideau, soon to be USF single season steals king. [#TakinPeoplesCookies]

1:22:15: We take your #AskTDS Twitter questions!

Green & Gold Gala Event Information:

Saturday February 23, 2019 at The Florida Aquarium. Doors open at 7pm. Penguins arriving shortly thereafter.

Tickets are $70 for young alumni; $85 for Association Members; $90 for Non-Members/Friends

Attire: Cocktail with a Touch of Green and Gold.

Website: www.usfalumni.org/g3

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