Author: Vinnie Portell

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Kareem Canty re-commits to Auburn

Kareem Canty verbally committed to play for the USF men’s basketball team May 13, but the point guard has now changed his mind and will transfer to Auburn, where he had originally committed.  The freshman has three years of eligibility left, but will have to sit out a year after […]

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Bulls can succeed in new AAC division

As the AAC announced this week that the conference will be split up into two East versus West style divisions starting in 2015, fans took to social media to gripe about being placed in a division with a 2013 BCS Bowl winner along with two other teams that won at […]

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Rudd impresses NBA teams during offseason workouts

Victor Rudd is determined to make an NBA roster. In preparation for the NBA Draft on June 26, the former USF forward has been working tirelessly in the gym and at team workouts to impress talent evaluators enough to garner a contract. Danny Ainge, the president of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics, saw Rudd perform at his pro day […]

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Jobs report promising for Florida graduates

It may be difficult for college students to predict exactly where their degrees will land them, but new data released by the Florida Board of Governors (BOG) is telling students just that. Last Wednesday, the BOG released a data report that will help Florida students see exactly how far their […]

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GloBull Ambassadors share study abroad stories

The Education Abroad office will host Education Abroad Story Hour Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Education Abroad Gateway Office in the Marshall Student Center. ORACLE PHOTO/COURTNEY COMBS Last year nearly 1,000 USF students studied across the globe from France to Costa Rica. Now, classmates have an opportunity […]

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Students with a sweet tooth: Chocolateers Club starts at USF

A liking for chocolate isn’t exactly uncommon — some may say it’s a wonder that an organization dedicated to the sweet treat didn’t come around sooner.  Adora Faluade, a sophmore majoring in biomedical science, found this just as surprising and took it upon herself to form the USF Chocolateers Club.  […]