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Williams, Jenkins aim to close USF careers in style

Senior guard Courtney Williams said her expectation for the season is reaching the national championship game. “I feel that if you don’t feel like your program isn’t going to go that far, then you shouldn’t be playing basketball.” ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU There was nothing that could soothe the dejection they felt. […]

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USF’s Chris Perry relishing second chance after health scare

Junior forward Chris Perry led the Bulls with 17.2 rebounds per game before a heart ailment sidelined the Bartow native for the final 13 games of last season. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Chris Perry had been warned. The medical experts advised him to sit out. The subtlest form of physical strain could […]

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USF football hopes for a reset against East Carolina

USF coach Willie Taggart said despite the loss at Navy, he still believes the team can clinch a spot in the AAC championship game. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU For the first time in a month, USF is trying to dig out of the wrong side of the win-loss column.  As the Bulls […]

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USF volleyball wastes another fast start in loss to rival UCF

USF middle blocker Joli Holland goes up for a kill during the first set of Wednesday’s loss to UCF. The sophomore finished with seven in the match. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU Central Florida’s triumph in four sets left the USF volleyball team with an all-too-familiar feeling Wednesday night. Two weeks ago, […]

Opinion

USF needs to compensate its GAs

Graduate Assistants (GA) at USF are waiting to hear if they will be compensated fully for their work for the university. The conditions under which GAs are currently employed has made it incredibly difficult to maintain an adequate lifestyle. Hopefully, the university will begin to take GAs’ work seriously. GAs […]

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Taggart says Johnny Ward learned lesson after late penalty

USF junior defensive back Johnny Ward was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct late in the fourth quarter on Saturday, which led to Navy’s final touchdown in the Bulls’ 29-17 defeat. ORACLE PHOTO/ADAM MATHIEU In football, mistakes are bound to happen. It’s an unavoidable part of the game. But making a blunder late […]

Opinion

New student foundation is a long way from success

USF Student Government (SG) has plans to allow students to begin choosing what projects the university will pursue with a new student fund. While the general idea of this foundation is good, there are some kinks to work out before it will be successful.  Student body President Andy Rodriguez and […]

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USF’s deflating loss at Navy leaves sinking feeling

Junior middle linebacker Auggie Sanchez (43) brings down Navy’s Chris Swain during Saturday’s game. Sanchez set a new career mark in the loss with his team-high 14 tackles. PHOTO PROVIDED BY USF ATHLETICS Four weeks ago, a performance like this would have been lauded. A fledgling USF putting forth a […]