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USF added to growing list of Title IX investigations

The issue of sexual assaults on college campuses has shown up in headlines across the country for most of this year, with 85 institutions currently awaiting federal investigations. Last month, USF was added to the list of universities pending investigation of alleged Title IX violations, a list that has grown […]

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‘The power of personal storytelling’

Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black spoke about determination and the value of individuality to students Monday evening in the Marshall Center Ballroom. ORACLE PHOTO / ADAM MATHIEU Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black took the stage Monday night with one message: “Agitate when necessary, cause trouble, never follow a step behind anyone … […]

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Kloss kicks down barriers

Senior kicker Marvin Kloss has made nine of 11 field goals this season, with his longest coming from 47 yards. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Prior to his freshman year at Barron Collier High School in Naples, senior kicker Marvin Kloss had not played a down of football.  Four years later, […]

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Haunted houses of Tampa Bay

Murder House will be open through Halloween. ORACLE PHOTO / COURTNEY COMBS This is the time of year when the dead rise from the grave to haunt amusement parks across the country. From Busch Gardens to Six Flags, willing victims are shelling out the big bucks to be scared out […]

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Giving a voice to the voiceless

Dustin Lance Black won the Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award in 2008 for his film “Milk.” SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Before Dustin Lance Black became the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Milk,” he struggled with his sexuality throughout adolescence in Texas with a Mormon, military family. Tonight at […]

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Class tackles real cybersecurity challenges

Sensitive information stored by banks and retail companies has become increasingly compromised by computer hackers in recent years. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION/ADAM MATHIEU In today’s digital age, there are hidden risks that come with reliance on technology. Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) gave $300,000 to USF to prepare graduate students […]

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Scream along with these frightening flicks

SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Halloween is upon us: a time for candy indulgences, carving overpriced pumpkins and deciding if we are too old to dress up. However, for some, a night in front of the television, watching horror movies, cuddled up with a blanket or significant other is the only […]

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USF records first tie of the season

Sophomore Marcus Epps scored both goals for the Bulls, which were his first goals this season. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU The Bulls found that 110 minutes were not enough to pull away from the SMU Mustangs as USF earned its first draw of the season in a 2-2 game. Sophomore Marcus Epps […]

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Overcoming adversity

Sophomore quarterback Mike White led the comeback, throwing three second-half touchdowns to bring the Bulls back from a 27-7 deficit. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/GREG DISKIN, THE COLLEGIAN Sophomore quarterback Mike White connected with senior receiver Andre Davis for an 85-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter capping off the biggest […]