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Staff Biographies

  • Divya Kumar

    Editor-in-Chief: Divya Kumar

    Divya Kumar hopes to work toward a world in which each individual has his or her story heard. Divya is a senior majoring in mass communications and economics and has previously served as news editor, assistant news editor and staff writer at The Oracle. Her passion is listening to stories and helping share them with the world.

  • Alex

    Managing Editor: Alex Rosenthal

    Alex Rosenthal is a sophomore who avoids the status quo by becoming a Staff Writer, Opinion Editor and Asst. News Editor in the same semester, first working as a correspondent the summer after graduation from J.P. Taravella High School.  Alex passionately studies the classical civilization of Greece and Rome, and participates in the Junior Classical League.  His idols include Julius Caesar and Anderson Cooper.

  • LIZ

    News Editor: Elizabeth Engasser

    Elizabeth Engasser is a junior majoring in mass communications who loves seeing a good story come together. Having just wrapped up her first full year at USF, Elizabeth started with The Oracle last September as a correspondent for the news section, covering various events on campus such as Election Day and Justin Long coming to campus. Elizabeth has worked for The Oracle as Asst. News Editor in the spring and is currently News Editor.

  • Shaunda

    Montage Editor: Shaunda Wickham

    Shaunda Wickham, a junior majoring in mass communications started The Oracle in the fall of 2012. She is interested in a variety of areas under the Mass Comm umbrella. She is a writer and photographer. When she is not on campus, she dedicates her time to her husband and 5-year-old son. Her inspirations are Pete Souza, Anderson Cooper and Dan Savage.

  • Jasmine

    Photo Editor: Jasmine Abney

    Jasmine Abney is a third year, out-of-state student from Virginia studying Anthropology and Biology. Her dad started photography when she was younger and gave Abney her first camera when as a high school freshmen. Since then, photography has remained a huge part in her life.