USF hosts Dartmouth

A major reason for the men’s soccer team’s success this year has been its defense. The Bulls haven’t allowed a first-half goal all season and their opponents have scored nine times in 13 matches. As the leader of the defense, USF coach George Kiefer said junior Javed Mohammed deserves a […]

Public officials should be wary of their text messaging

Work-related Blackberry Personal Identification Number (PIN) and text messages sent by public officials are quickly becoming public record. The transition has caught some looking foolish, or worse, committing unethical or illegal actions. Public officials must learn to accept the expanding trend that falls under public record. Hopefully, they will also […]

Oracle Insight: midseason report card

With USF’s football season nearly at the midpoint, it’s time to evaluate where the Bulls stand. There were many question marks heading into the season and some have been answered, as the Bulls delve into their Big East conference schedule. Six games in, there haven’t been too many weak spots […]

UConn team gets back to work after fatal stabbing

STORRS – Connecticut’s football team got back to work Tuesday, holding their first practice since the stabbing death of player Jasper Howard over the weekend. “It’s definitely hard to move forward with a loss like that,” linebacker Lawrence Wilson said. “But as his mom and his parents said to us, […]

Albania should get Mother Teresa’s remains

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, better known to the world as Mother Teresa, was born Aug. 26, 1910, and to mark her 100th birthday, her home country Albania plans to open a museum in her honor. In time for the museum’s opening, Albania requested that India return Mother Teresa’s remains so that […]

USF commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall

An award-winning writer, a German immigration attorney and USF students are bringing recognition to one of the most important events in the Cold War. German author Holger Teschke, who has written several award-winning volumes of poetry, plays and novels, will speak at the Freedom Without Walls gala celebration held today […]

Balloon boy charges may not come until next week

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Investigators pored over e-mails, phone records and financial documents from the home of Richard Heene on Monday as they weighed felony charges and sought to determine who else might have helped the alleged balloon-boy hoax get off the ground. The sheriff’s office said its findings will […]

Leavitt hurt by death of Connecticut player

At Monday’s Big East teleconference, USF coach JIm Leavitt said he “broke” when he heard about the death of Connecticut starting cornerback Jasper Howard. Howard was stabbed to death during an on-campus fight just hours after the team’s victory over Louisville on Saturday. Leavitt has had to deal with tragedy […]

St. Petersburg mayoral election has become a joke

Another candidate in the race for mayor of St. Petersburg has stirred up controversy. Democrat Kathleen Ford is accused of making a potentially racist comment on a shock jock radio show. Her opponent, Republican Bill Foster, has been criticized for his creationist beliefs and linking the theory of evolution to […]