Author: Tiana Aument


Expecting the unexpected

The 2014 USF men’s basketball team was introduced at halftime of the USF vs ECU football game at Raymond James Stadium. ORACLE  No one knows what to expect when USF takes the court Saturday for its first exhibition game, but first-year coach Orlando Antigua says the unexpected can be a […]


Class: add cream and sugar

The coffee shop is the traditional scene for students cramming and professors grading, but it’s always remained an escape from the classroom.  But now, Felicitous Coffee and Tea is inviting professors to teach their class in the backyard of the coffee shop. Rebecca Burns, a professor in the College of Education, said she […]


Cases of simple battery reported on campus

ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Two cases of simple battery were reported to University Police (UP) on campus Tuesday night. In the reports, approximately 20 minutes apart, two separate female victims said the suspect followed them from behind while they walked on campus.  The suspect is described as a white male […]


Play hard, run fast

Coach Antigua made it to two National Championships and coached 24 NBA draftees in his five years at Kentucky.. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU In five seasons as an assistant coach with Kentucky, coach Orlando Antigua helped run one of the most prolific offenses in the country, leading them to two […]


Perry primed for breakout season in 2014

Sophomore forward Chris Perry went from 266 pounds to 242 during the offseason. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU When coach Orlando Antigua came in to meet the few players that remained on the roster after former coach Stan Heath left, he knew he had found a special player in sophomore forward […]


The Claw adds FootGolf as alternative to golf

FootGolf can be played during The Claw’s normal hours of operation and the only thing needed to play is a soccer ball, which can be rented for $5. COURTESY OF BILLY CASPER GOLF The Claw has been USF’s golf course for 47 years and now offers a new sport to […]


Men’s soccer looks to defend AAC title

Though the Bulls’ men’s soccer team is on a three-game losing streak, it is hoping for a repeat of last year, attempting to win back-to-back AAC tournaments.  The quarterfinals of the tournament start Saturday with USF hosting Memphis. The Bulls’ losing streak began with a 2-1 loss to Memphis on […]


Bulls lean on young talent

ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU USF has key veteran players that are continuing to make plays for the Bulls, but each week more underclassmen rise to the challenge and make their names known. Seven of the top nine tacklers for USF will be returning next season, which is a reassuring sign for […]


Pulitzer-prize winner to speak on immigration

In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas disclosed his status as an undocumented immigrant in a written admission in the New York Times. Tonight, Vargas will advocate for immigration reform, talking to students and the greater Tampa Bay community in the Marshall Student Center Oval Theater at 7 p.m. […]

Focal Points

“Lonely Planet” spotlights friendship

Evan Causey and PJ Gentry star in “Lonely Planet,” opening Friday. ORACLE PHOTOS / KATELYN MONTAGNA It is a story about two friends in a map store on what doesn’t have to be a lonely planet. The play “Lonely Planet” opens Friday in Theater Arts Rehearsal building Room 120, and […]