Author: Nolan Brown, Staff Writer


Bulls refreshed after bye week

For the first time in weeks, USF is heading into a game with an almost healthy squad. The Bulls (4-4, 2-2) have the chance to show how their bye week aided in a prime-time matchup against Temple (5-3, 2-2) on Thursday at Raymond James Stadium (8 p.m. TV: ESPN | […]


A November challenge awaits

It’s November, which means a few things. Cranberries infused into everything, radio stations flipping to all-Christmas music way too early, eventually some turkey — and, oh yeah, USF women’s basketball playing an incredibly tough nonconference schedule. The Bulls welcome No. 15 Texas to the Yuengling Center on Friday at 7 […]


Consolidated SG raises uncertainty among students

Although consolidation across the Tampa, St. Pete and Sarasota-Manatee campuses is inevitable, the plans still raise concerns and mixed reviews among students on how it will impact student life in the next academic year. As consolidation goes into effect July 1, 2020, USF will unify all three campuses into one, […]


MSC survey calls for student lounge

Marshall Student Center (MSC) administration and the Student Government (SG) Relations Committee conducted a student survey from Oct. 8-19 to gather suggestions to replace the former Computer Store location.  The Computer Store closed in August of last year due to low visitation and sales, as previously reported by The Oracle. […]


Bulls defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff to open season

It may not have been the picturesque, banner-raising night for the team coming off its first championship in almost 30 years. Actually, it was downright ugly at times. Nevertheless, USF men’s basketball (1-0) was victorious — and in relatively laughable fashion — in its first game since winning the College […]


Vaping investigations are wrong path to reform

On Oct. 16, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced that Florida would begin investigating 22 different companies under suspicion of advertising e-cigarette products to minors. This investigation came out more than a month after the Trump administration announced its plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes.  If Florida is serious about keeping […]