Author: Oracle Editor


Let the newspapers remain as they are

ORACLE PHOTO/JESSE STOKES Once, during my freshman year of college, my byline graced the front cover of The Oracle. The women’s basketball team won the Women’s National Invitation Tournament, they were my beat. While far from hard-hitting journalism, it was a proud moment in my young writing career. My mother […]


ULS hopes to reschedule Winston Duke following his cancellation

Black Panther star Winston Duke was set to be the final fall semester speaker for the University Lecture Series (ULS) but canceled abruptly. The coordinators from the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) said were taken by surprise when they received a call from his agent last Wednesday stating he was […]


EDITORIAL: SG is not above following Florida laws

A pointlessly heated debate among Student Government (SG) senators and the public broke out over the past week concerning students’ rights to record meetings. Despite assertions by USF General Counsel and some senators, SG should not be considered exempt from state laws that allow for recording in public space. During […]


USF student uses own experiences to help fight bullying

There are two main purposes to Bulls Against Bullying: prevention and awareness of bullying and being a safe haven for those who need it.  SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Bullying is an unfortunate reality for some people. Generally thought of as a situation that occurs mainly to adolescents and teenagers, it […]

Focal Points

Road to D.C: Presidential inauguration

Thousands are expected to flock to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20 to watch Donald Trump become the 45th president of America. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. This unique and stressful campaign is finally over. President-elect Donald Trump, a non-politician, has been elected as the 45th president of […]


Donald Trump wins presidency

Donald Trump has been elected as the next president of the United States, defeating Sen. Hillary Clinton. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States in a groundbreaking election after Hillary Clinton conceded at 2:40 a.m. Not only has a non-politician won the White […]


Election night 2016 coverage

2:45: Trump wins Wisconsin, which puts him at 276 electoral votes. Clinton concedes to Trump over the phone, but does not give a speech.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 12:28: Trump wins Iowa. Clinton wins Nevada. The electoral count is 244 Trump, 215 Clinton.  ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 11:50: Trump wins Utah. Electoral count 222 Trump, 209 Clinton.  […]