USF endowment funds should go to faculty raises

It is not the best time for USF to issue a call to arms on fundraising, but the University did just that at an invitation-only kickoff event for donors, potential donors and alumni Tuesday. The University is pushing forward with the “USF: Unstoppable Campaign” to raise $600 million for endowment […]

Flu vaccines yet to arrive

Student Health Services (SHS) canceled the planned free flu shot clinic because of vaccine shortages, said Egilda Terenzi, medical director of SHS. SHS had scheduled the clinic, where students would be able to receive free shots for the seasonal flu, for Friday in the Marshall Student Center. SHS requested 500 […]

Big East hopes hang in limbo

If there’s any week where the phrase “short-term memory” is used to describe a team’s mind-set following a loss, it’s been this week for USF. With the Bulls sitting at 1-1 in the conference standings, junior linebacker Sabbath Joseph said Saturday’s game at No. 20 Pittsburgh (6-1, 3-0) at noon […]

Balloon Boy incident part of a bad parenting trend

The world tuned in to Colorado last Thursday when 6-year-old Falcon Heene, known as “Balloon Boy,” supposedly floated into the air in his parents’ homemade flying-saucer-like helium balloon. The drama reached a pinnacle when the balloon returned to the ground without the boy, leading many to fear that he jumped […]

Body found in search for missing Fla. girl

ORANGE PARK – Authorities say they have not identified a child’s body they found Wednesday in a landfill while searching for a missing 7-year-old girl. Family members were hopeful the girl is still alive, though neighbors in the girl’s community feared the worst. The partially covered body of the child […]

Bicyclist transported to hospital after accident

About five Tampa Fire Rescue paramedics tended a bicyclist involved in a near-collision with a USF Bull Runner bus Wednesday night. A green stoplight prompted the bus driver to turn right on Holly Drive while the male traveled north on a sidewalk on Palm Drive near the northeast side of […]

Three men sentenced in Ohio terrorism case

TOLEDO, Ohio – Three Ohio men convicted of plotting to recruit and train terrorists to kill U.S. soldiers in Iraq were sentenced in federal court Wednesday to more than eight years in prison. Mohammad Amawi, 29, received a 20-year term, with credit for three years he has already spent in […]

Bulls could clinch division this weekend

The USF women’s soccer team is in a different place than it was a year ago: on the verge of clinching a Big East tournament berth. USF (8-5-3, 5-2-2), tied for first place in the American division of the Big East, faces St. John’s, a team one point behind in […]

Oracle Insight: Three matchups to watch

B. DANIELS vs. B. STULL Pittsburgh quarterback Bill Stull is completing almost 67 percent of his passes this season and has a passer rating of 159.4 that ranks seventh in the country. Daniels struggled a week ago, completing less than 50 percent of his passes. However, Daniels gives the Bulls […]

SG considers student interest for new service

When faced with the opportunity to provide a new student service, Student Government (SG) opened up the polls to gauge the opinion of the people they aim to serve: students. In the Oct. 13 and 14 midterm election to fill vacant senate seats, student voters were also asked to identify […]