Infant missing from home in Fla. Panhandle

CHIPLEY – Search teams looking for a missing 7-month-old girl scoured dense vines and marshes for a second day Monday. Authorities said Shannon Lea Dedrick was last seen when her parents went to bed about 3 a.m. Saturday. They believe she disappeared from her home in the remote, makeshift community […]

Students should stop stealing academic journals

College students have long been criticized for stealing music online, but now they’re pirating academic journals. According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, file-sharing sites have expanded their coverage to cater to students, professionals and researchers. Scholarly journals fit into two categories: open access (OA) and non-open access (NOA). OA’s […]

Bonani making strides

Sophomore kicker Maikon Bonani ran sprints during Mondays practice for the first time since injuring his vertebra, said USF special teams coach John Hendrick. Bonani fell 35 feet while working on a ride at Busch Gardens in July. He cracked his 12th thoracic vertebra and he was hospitalized for five […]

WeCar program reduces prices, hopes for more members

University officials hope a price reduction will attract more students to the on-campus car-sharing program. Since the launch of the WeCar program in late July, 30 students have registered to use the cars, said Phil Winters, director of the Transportation Management Demand Program at the USF Center for Urban Transportation […]

WUSF to create student-run TV channel

With a 12-hour program gap on one of its channels, WUSF TV wants students to create content to fill it. Next semester, the station wants to develop a program that would create University-themed programs, said Tom Dollenmayer, station manager of WUSF. The new program would run on the government-funded Florida […]

Career ends; legacy begins

Transitioning from scoring goals to stopping them has worked out pretty well for USF senior goalkeeper Mallori Lofton-Malachi. During a four-year career, which ended this weekend after the Bulls were eliminated from the Big East tournament, Lofton-Malachi has stormed up the programs record books, becoming one of the best players […]

Staying in Afghanistan can only hurt the US

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs has stressed that leaving Afghanistan is not an option for President Barack Obama. “That’s not something that’s ever been entertained,” Gibbs said in a press conference last month. “I don’t think we have the option to leave. That’s quite clear.” Since a March announcement, […]

USF extends win streak

All the USF volleyball team has done in the last few weeks is win, and Friday night was no different. Momentum stayed on the Bulls’ (15-6, 7-3) side as they cruised to a straight-sets victory over the Villanova Wildcats (16-8, 5-4) in Pennsylvania, extending their winning steak to five matches. […]

Gitmo detainees to receive swine flu vaccine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Terrorism suspects held at the Guantanamo Bay naval base will soon get swine flu vaccines, despite complaints that American civilians should have priority, a military spokesman said Sunday. Army Maj. James Crabtree, a spokesman for the U.S. jail facility in southeast Cuba, said the doses […]

Season ends after second-round loss

With a 5-0 loss to Notre Dame, the USF women’s soccer season ended Sunday in the single-elimination Big East tournament. Notre Dame (15-3-1, 10-0-1), which has won the Big East tournament three of the past four years, scored early and often against the Bulls (9-8-3, 5-2-2). Sophomore Melissa Henderson had […]