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Gubernatorial debate comes to USF again

  This fall, the debate between candidates for the next governor of Florida will take place on campus as USF will once again host the gubernatorial debate.  Televised statewide, the debate will take place Oct. 7 in the USF Music Concert Hall before a live audience. Hosted by the Tampa […]

Cocco goes from outsider to inauguration

  In the months leading to his election, Jean Cocco campaigned on the idea of “We the Students” and epitomized his agenda as representing the student body as a whole.    “I want to leave USF something that will touch the next generation so they can be inspired to the […]

Let us take a #selfie

  As seniors graduate and walk across the stage next week to shake USF President Judy Genshaft’s hand, many will undoubtedly want to stop and appreciate the moment by taking a selfie with their phones. But according to Dean for Students Michael Freeman, this is not proper etiquette for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Harlan has heavy workload as summer approaches

  With the competitive season coming to an end, USF Athletics seemingly enters a down period as summer approaches. At least that’s what one would think.  But it couldn’t be farther from the truth for USF’s new Athletic Director Mark Harlan, whose job will be nearing its peak. With fall […]

Classroom Capture: Whose intellectual property is it?

  When the university rolled out the expansion of its Classroom Capture services in 2011, the intent was to create a service that enables students who cannot attend class to receive a similar experience by viewing the actual lectures that are recorded and placed online.  But in the years that […]

USF student competes to win modified vehicle

  When Juan Giraldo moved from Colombia to Tampa as a young child, his life changed dramatically.  Until that point in his life, he had led a fairly normal life, he said. Around the age of 3, his parents started to notice he ran a little slower and was a […]

Bulls fall late to FGCU, AAC play to follow

  With only seven home games left in the regular season, it’s crunch time for the Bulls. After a 5-3 loss to FGCU (27-15) at home Tuesday, USF coach Lelo Prado said the team needs to be prepared for Memphis.  “We’ll practice Thursday, take a day off (Wednesday),” Prado said. […]