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Bulls battle with ECU in OT win

Coach Brian Gregory said Tuesday the Bulls didn’t play complete, 40-minute games in their two losses last week. It’s debatable if they did Wednesday night against East Carolina (11-18, 5-11) at the Yuengling Center, but it was more than enough to put up a 73-68 overtime win. “It’s funny. There […]

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First SG scholarship rewards student leaders

Student Government (SG) launched the first-of-its-kind, merit-based scholarship to students Nov. 5 on USF’s Tampa campus. As a part of Student Body President Britney Deas and Student Body Vice President Travis McCloskey’s platform, Bull S.H.I.F.T., — Success, Health, Innovation, Finance and Tradition — the SG’s Student Leadership Scholarship consists of […]

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BullSync unveils new platform

Home to more than 600 clubs and student organizations on campus, BullSync debuted its new platform, offering a more modern and accessible website to students.  The change in platform is due to the merging of collegiate link and OrgSync, two national competitors for student engagement platforms. Campus Labs, the parent […]

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Students unconcerned about protecting their social media

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody joined the bipartisan investigation looking into the troubling habits of social media giant, Facebook, from not protecting consumer data to their practices meant to uphold their monopoly. Florida is one of six states currently investigating Facebook for potential antitrust violations. This probe is occurring after […]

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Short time, Strong class

Despite beginning National Signing Day with 11 commits, coach Charlie Strong wrapped up his first USF recruiting class with 18 recruits. ORACLE PHOTO/JACOB HOAG As newly hired coach Charlie Strong stood at the podium for his first National Signing Day press conference at USF, he looked far from ecstatic.  Maybe […]

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Spivey advances Bulls to AAC Semifinals

Lee Ann Spivey hit a two-run homer in the third inning Thursday afternoon in Memphis, extending the Bulls’lead to five and sending the team to the semifinals. Though the Bulls didn’t score any more runs against the Tigers, they were able to cling to a 5-3 win over Memphis. The Bulls recorded nine hits […]

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Why no one can escape being called shallow

  With ABC News program Nightline testing the amount of obnoxious behavior people are willing to tolerate from others based on their “good looks,” or a study by the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finding that attractive men are more likely to receive funding for their […]

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USF allows most runs since 2006 in loss to Gators

  Things started well for USF in its first trip to Gainesville this season with Kourtney Salvarola’s solo home run falling over the center field wall for a 1-0 lead in the first inning. But what ensued was an offensive bombardment by the No. 3 Gators (41-8), who added 17 […]

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The science and culture of sports rituals

  USF women’s basketball guard Inga Orekhova has a typical routine when it comes to keeping clean. “Before I step on the court, I straighten my hair, put my makeup on, spray some Victoria Secret so I smell good (and) pray,” she said. While it is not unusual for the […]