Author: Adam Mathieu


How Ebola got sexy — or not

In a trendsetting culture such as ours, Halloween is the perfect time for those wishing to be both sexy and pop-culture savvy. The time has come to toss that sexy “Despicable Me” Minion costume from last year and find a fresh way to be sexy for the spookiest holiday of […]


Bulls struggle in 3-0 loss to Clemson

ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU The Bulls could not keep their composure Tuesday night as they committed 18 fouls and received five yellow cards and one red card in a 3-0 loss at Clemson. USF struggled to get its offense going throughout the game with only one shot on goal by […]


Antigua has experience of a lifetime with Globetrotters

Coach Orlando Antigua played with the Harlem Globetrotters for seven years after graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Coach Orlando Antigua had just graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in December of 1995 when he received a call from the Harlem Globetrotters.  When they told […]


Bulls not focused on bowl game

Senior nose tackle Todd Chandler said the Bulls aren’t focused on a potential bowl game. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU     USF has fallen to a 3-5 record and the chances of achieving its pre-season goal of a bowl game appearance is fading, but the Bulls are still taking it […]


USF brings light to Tourette syndrome

Special to the Oracle Many people incorrectly assume those diagnosed with Tourette syndrome constantly spew obscenity at inappropriate — if not comically cruel —moments. Though the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) estimates around 200,000 children are diagnosed with the disorder each year in the U.S., the multifaceted disorder is still surrounded […]


Pulitzer Prize winner shares forgotten injustice

Gilbert King won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for his book thatexplored racial segregation and violence in Florida during the 1940s. ORACLE PHOTO / ADAM MATHIEU Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King took the stage in the Marshall Student Center Oval Theater on Monday night to tell a story of racial injustice in […]


Bulls prepare for No. 16 Clemson

ORACLE FILE PHOTO/GABRIEL HERNANDEZ The Bulls’ high-scoring offense travels to South Carolina today as they look to upset the No. 16 Clemson Tigers to avoid losing momentum before entering the AAC tournament. The Bulls are coming off a 2-1 loss at home to Memphis after giving up two goals and […]


Taggart’s sons following in his footsteps

Coach Willie Taggart Sr. (right) said his son, Willie Taggart Jr., plays quarterback much like he did when he played for Manatee High School and Western Kentucky. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE With his opponent marching down the field nearing the end zone, Willie Taggart Jr. leapt into the air and […]


Quarterback battle reopened

Mike White threw for 92 yards in the 34-17 loss to Cincinnati, but accounted for four turnovers before being benched. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU In Friday’s 34-17 loss to Cincinnati, coach Willie Taggart decided to make the switch at quarterback, pulling sophomore Mike White in favor of junior Steven Bench. […]