Bulls golf coach leaves for Ole Miss

After coaching the Bulls for four seasons, golf coach Chris Malloy is leaving USF for his alma mater, the University of Mississippi.  In his time with the Bulls, Malloy was the 2013 Big East Coach of the Year and coached two Conference Players of the Year.  These players, Brooks and […]


New dean to bring Honors College into ‘global century’

ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU In recent years, USF has attempted to make classrooms more globally oriented and Charles Adams, the newly appointed dean of the Honors College, said he wants to bring that focus to the Honors College. On Wednesday, university officials announced Adams would replace the former dean of the […]


Paying the bills

According to a recent report from the White House, an increasing number of students are relying on student loans to pay for tuition at public universities, which has more than tripled in the past three decades. Roughly 71 percent of the country’s students graduate with debt that averages about $29,400, […]


Two Bulls head to NCAA Championships

  For USF track and field athlete Courtney Anderson, this weekend is a final opportunity to win a national championship.  Last year the senior nearly pulled off that feat, but finished as the national runner-up.  Anderson’s jump of 6-1.25 last year was her personal best and a USF record.  “Last year […]


U.S. Women’s National Team comes to USF

USF women’s soccer sophomore midfielder Alexandra Myers has been to U.S. Women’s National Team matches and watched them practice on film, but she’s never gotten to see them prepare for an exhibition in-person. This week, she finally got her chance. “When I found out, I got excited, but I didn’t […]


Sallie Mae preys on students after co-signer’s death

To avoid facing financial ruin, it seems students taking out private loans are now supposed to gauge which family member will live longest. Several borrowers of Sallie Mae student loans have spoken out about being automatically defaulted on their loans when reporting their co-signer had passed away. Some borrowers even faced […]

Focal Points

Summer supplies new novels for book lovers

“Mr. Mercedes” Stephen King June 3 The king of horror is back with a good old-fashioned detective tale.  An unsolved case is suddenly resurrected when retired detective Bill Hodges receives a letter from the Mercedes Killer, a murderer who ran down eight people and injured 15 others before disappearing into […]


Draper brings in nationally ranked recruiting class

ORACLE PHOTO/CASPER YEN USF volleyball coach Courtney Draper has been working on this year’s recruiting class  since the day she took the job with the Bulls more than two years ago.  For the third year in a row, the USF recruiting class is ranked in the top 100 nationally by […]


Scott signs new budget, USF prospers

PHOTO SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Approving a budget that includes several multimillion-dollar projects for USF, Gov. Rick Scott signed the 2014-15 state budget Monday, marking significant gains for higher education. Among other projects, next year’s budget will include $5 million in recurring funds for the Florida Center for Cybersecurity at […]