NEWS

MacDill calls for University’s help in evaluating its operations

When the MacDill Air Force Base decided to “streamline” its daily operations, it turned to the USF College of Business Administration (COBA) for help, said Lorie Briggs, director of Communications and External Relations for COBA. Two USF management professors, Jerry Koehler and John Jermier, are working with MacDill to implement […]

Attention to ocean pollution is needed

Land-based activities account for over 80 percent of marine pollution, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Most of the waste that is produced on land ends up in the world’s oceans. Pollutants like oil, fertilizers, solid garbage, sewage and toxic chemicals are dumped into drains and rivers. On June […]

USF students test skills in Honda competition

Thirty-one USF students will compete against 20 other schools from around the country to impress executives at the car company Honda. The Blue Phoenix, a group of USF undergraduate business students, must design a marketing strategy to advertise Honda’s eco-friendly 2010 Honda Insight, said Vanessa Armas, vice president of public […]

SAFE Team does little to enhance safety

SAFE Team, as it exists, provides only the illusion of safety at USF. Student Government (SG) plans to transfer the program to University Police’s (UP) jurisdiction – a move that is long overdue. The SG-funded SAFE Team is a student-run organization that patrols campus and gives rides in golf carts […]

A tour of the other side

Most students know St. Petersburg as a beach and concert locale, but what they don’t know about the city could haunt them on their next visit. Several hotels in the area tell tales of tragic deaths and supernatural occurrences. Full Monty Cafe offers ghost tours of the eerie monuments and […]

Routine work to close parking garage

USF’s first and oldest parking garage will undergo maintenance this weekend, said Frank Granda, operations manager for Parking and Transportation Services. Level 1 and the ramp leading to Level 2 of the Crescent Hill Parking Facility will be closed from midnight Saturday to noon Sunday. “It may open sooner depending […]

Searching for answers

USF is on the verge of another midseason meltdown, and it’s a fact on a number of players’ minds. “I just pray some teams get two losses so we can move back up,” said USF senior defensive end George Selvie. “That’s a lot of hoping and praying right there, but […]

Bomb kills 100, mostly women and children

PESHAWAR, Pakistan- Suspected militants exploded a car bomb in a market crowded with women and children Wednesday, killing 100 people and turning shops selling wedding dresses, toys and jewelry into a mass of burning debris and bodies. The attack in the northwestern city of Peshawar was Pakistan’s deadliest since 2007 […]

Bulls return to postseason

A regular season divisional Big East title, a first round bye into the Big East tournament and a potential No. 1 seed awaited the USF women’s soccer team last weekend. But two losses hindered the Bulls’ chances. Regardless, USF (8-7-3, 5-4-2) returns to the Big East tournament for the first […]

Senior relishes goal as USF prepares for DePaul

When USF forward Ogi Perucica was playing high school soccer at Wharton Academy in Tampa, he wanted to continue playing in his hometown. And he got that chance when he committed to USF in 2006 after being named the top male high school soccer player in Hillsborough County that year. […]