Coping with adversity

Sophomore safety Jerrell Young said his teammates don’t need a reminder about how important it is to beat Louisville. Throw aside the facts that Bulls are one win from bowl eligibility and that they’re in another midseason slump. Young said the team is together and ready to finish the season […]

Report cites numerous NCAA rules violations by men’s basketball team

A report by AOL’s sports Web site alleges that the USF men’s basketball program has violated numerous NCAA rules. The report, which was released Wednesday night, claims that Terrelle Woody, the team’s video and conditioning assistant, provided improper transportation to USF sophomore Augustus Gilchrist. Gilchrist, a 6-foot-10 forward, transferred […]

A college degree should still be the goal

The U.S. is seeing the largest college enrollment levels in history. Of Americans 18 to 24 years old, 40 percent are attending college, according to a Pew Research Center report. Some think this number is too high, though. “A large subset of our population should not go to college, or […]

US will keep pushing Afghan govt reform

KABUL – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stressed Wednesday that the United States will keep pressing the Afghan government to crack down on rampant corruption, saying the American military cannot defeat militancy without the help of a strong partner. Clinton arrived in the Afghan capital on the eve […]

Bulls blown out

USF never really had a chance Wednesday night. Wake Forest (2-0) jumped out to a 24-0 lead midway through the first half en route to a 62-45 victory at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem. The Bulls didn’t score their first points until senior guard Janae Stokes connected for a […]

USF hosts Stetson in NCAA first round

USF defeated Stetson 3-0 in its final exhibition game in August. This time, there’s a lot more on the line. The Bulls (13-3-3) face the Hatters in the first round of the NCAA Tournament tonight at 7:30 at the USF Soccer Stadium, with the winner getting a shot at top-seeded […]

Faculty Senate endorses sustainability school

The USF School of Global Sustainability (SGS) is one step closer to completion. Members of the Faculty Senate Committee voted to endorse the final proposal for SGS on Wednesday. On Dec. 2, the proposal will be presented to USF’s Board of Trustees, which will then vote whether or not to […]

Second lawsuit attacks Florida school funding

TALLAHASSEE – State officials are facing a second lawsuit filed in as many weeks accusing them of shortchanging public schools in violation of a state constitutional provision requiring a “high quality” education for Florida’s children. Several parents and two advocacy groups – Citizens for Strong Schools and Fund Education Now […]

USF shoots for rare third-round appearance

Riding on the back of its best Big East regular season, the USF volleyball team has a good opportunity to go someplace it’s never gone: past the second round of the Big East tournament. But that’s far along, and the sixth-seeded Bulls are focused on third-seeded Pittsburgh (20-8, 12-2), which […]

Homecoming king and queen crowned

USF chose seniors as its 2009 Homecoming king and queen. Jeannette Rhoads was crowned queen and Christian Vila was crowned king at the Homecoming Ball in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday night. Rhoads, a student majoring in biomedical sciences, said she is thankful to have received the title. […]