Author: Roberto Roldan


UP investigates primate’s death

The complaint filed with federal authorities against USF for mishandling research primates has led to a criminal investigation by University Police (UP). Assistant Chief Christopher Daniel said the agency was made aware of the incident last week and is now conducting a review to see if the mishandling of research […]


Researcher tackles firefighter back injury

In the research project, firefighters are taught special exercises that strengthen their backs and core muscles. ORACLE PHOTO/RUSSELL NAY Though some may assume the leading threat of injury for firefighters would be collapsing buildings or exploding cars, what takes most firefighters out of commission is much less climatic. John Mayer, […]


Bulls bounce back in win over Cincinnati

Senior forward Edwin Moalosi led the Bulls with two assists Saturday in Cincinnati. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU After giving up a goal as a result of a failed clearance, the Bulls responded with three goals to seal a 3-1 win, their seventh of the season. USF (7-4, 3-1) dominated in […]


‘Crazy, stupid penalties’

Senior wide receiver Andre Davis (7) caught six passes for 124 yards and a touchdown, but was upset with the team’s performance. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU   As the third quarter was drawing to a close Saturday night at Raymond James Stadium, USF was in unfamiliar territory: leading No. 19 East […]


Americans have turned Ebola into a media circus

According to a new Harvard-backed study, 40 percent of Americans, regardless of education, believe there will be a large outbreak of Ebola in the United States. This shows a clear misunderstanding of the nature of Ebola, as it is not highly contagious, especially in developed countries with adequate infrastructure.  What […]


Bulls can’t sustain momentum against No.19 East Carolina

Immediately after watching East Carolina running back Anthony Scott’s 20-yard dash that stretched the Pirates’ lead to 11, USF students seemed to have had enough as they quickly vacated the north end zone of Raymond James Stadium. After leading 17-7 at the half Saturday in front of an announced crowd […]


Bulls set to face No. 19 again

Once again, USF will play the No. 19 team in the country, for the second consecutive game when it hosts East Carolina on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Raymond James Stadium. Saturday’s game marks two straight ranked opponents for the Bulls this season, but the Pirates pose a different threat […]


Students favor Crist in straw poll

ORACLE PHOTO/ ADAM MATHIEU Republicans may want to consider paying attention to youth in the weeks leading up to the Florida elections. According to the straw poll conducted Tuesday, USF students favor Charlie Crist over Rick Scott by 20 percentage points in the race for governor. In further fortune for […]


Former white-collar criminal to share crooked past

In the corporate world, it is taxing to walk the line while fixated on the bottom line.  Before Walter Pavlo saw he had crossed the line of corruption, he was already too astray to escape his $6 million crime.  After two years in prison, Pavlo now travels the country, pleading […]