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USF teams take individualized approach with social media

  In recent years with the growth of Facebook, the emergence of Instagram and the swift dominance of Twitter, social media has created new means of communications with an endless set of possibilities for what messages can be conveyed. But as better-known athletes from their respective campuses continue to post […]

Egbunu granted release, roster running thin

  Freshman center John Egbunu has been granted a release to transfer from the USF men’s basketball team.   The AAC all-rookie team selectee averaged 7.4 points and 6.2 rebounds a game, the most rebounds by any freshman in the conference last season.  Ebgunu joins four other players leaving the […]

But first … don’t stop to take a selfie

  While it may be a socially acceptable protocol for the U.S. President at Nelson Mandela’s funeral or for Ellen DeGeneres at the Oscars, taking a selfie with USF President Judy Genshaft on stage will no longer be an acceptable behavior at USF graduation ceremonies. The no-selfie rule came as […]

Pacholke helps cancer patients after loss of loved one

  Freshman women’s basketball guard Neena Pacholke finished her first season as a Bull two weeks ago.  Now that the off-season has begun, she has more time to be a teammate off the court to more than just the women’s basketball team. Pacholke volunteers her time at the Children’s Cancer […]

Hashing it out

  #GilcreaseNation began March 18, 2012. After former USF third baseman Daniel Rockhold injured his wrist, Zac Gilcrease’s redshirt was pulled when he made his first start in a USF uniform as a freshman.  “Gilcrease came in with less than 24 hour’s notice,” junior teammate Buddy Putnam recalled. “He started […]

USF declares impasse in faculty bargaining

  After a year and a half of heated bargaining sessions, the administrative bargaining team declared an impasse Monday afternoon in reaching a collective bargaining agreement with the representatives of the USF chapter of the United Faculty of Florida bargaining team. The impasse on the contract, which expired in May […]

New chef brings new flavor to On Top of the Palms

  For the past two months, a sign with Darryl Morrison’s face has greeted those who dine at On Top of the Palms, the buffet-style restaurant with daily menu offerings, frequented by students, faculty and administrators alike.   As the newest chef for the restaurant located on the third floor […]

Students juggle work, school in broken system

  While there is nothing new about working while in college, a recently published study by a Michigan State University graduate student revealed students must now work more in order to meet the same demands as students 30 years ago.  With the study highlighting the pressure students face to work […]

Photoshop bill first step in editing norms

  Last month, a botched image appearing on Target’s website featuring a missing block of a model’s bathing suit bottom and a severely thinned arm reminded consumers of the presence of Photoshop in advertising.  Now, two Congress members from Florida, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Rep. Theodore Deutch, are sponsoring a […]

Ground broken on new memorial for Fallen Bulls

  Inspired by the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C., a new memorial to honor “Fallen Bulls,” or those who died during their enrollment at USF, will feature a reflection pool, fountain and a granite wall of engraved names. Late last week, members of Student Government (SG) broke ground for […]