NEWS

Our Shirt founder hopes to see more support for program

As the Our Shirt Campaign enters its third year, those who played a role in starting the program hope to see it grow even more. The Our Shirt Campaign, a joint project between SG and USF Athletics, started in April 2007 among USF students, faculty and fans at sporting events. […]

Megahed should be allowed to finish his degree at USF

Former USF student Youssef Megahed has once again been released from federal custody after a judge ruled there was not enough evidence to deport the suspected terrorist. Unless the government can bring more charges against him, he is likely to remain a legal U.S. resident, and as such, should be […]

The ‘millionaire’ man

USF students who watched the 10th Anniversary episode of Who Wants to be a Millionaire on Sunday night saw one of their own in the fastest-finger circle. William Capp, a USF biomedical sciences graduate student and longtime fan of the show, was one of two men from Tampa who got […]

Heath reinstates Mercer

USF basketball guard Mike Mercer, who was dismissed from the team in January, was reinstated to the basketball program by coach Stan Heath, USF announced Friday. Mercer, a guard, was dismissed from the team in January after his arrest for possession of marijuana, his second run -in with the law […]

Police testify mom, son hysterical, bloody after gang rape

WEST PALM BEACH – A mother and her young son were hysterical, battered and bloodied at a hospital just hours after she says she was gang-raped and beaten by several masked, gun-toting teenagers, a police officerA testified Monday. West Palm Beach Police Officer Dustin Moore was among the first to […]

Athens fires recede but officials still wary

ATHENS, Greece – A massive wildfire that destroyed homes and forests receded Monday as a multinational airborne effort beat back flames that at one point threatened Athens’ northern suburbs and raged near the ancient battleground at Marathon. As winds died down late Monday, Greek Fire Brigade spokesman Yiannis Kappakis said […]

Freshman receiver will miss 2009 season

Redshirt freshman wide receiver Daniel Bryant will be held out of the 2009 season because he failed to meet NCAA clearinghouse requirements, USF coach Jim Leavitt said after Monday’s practice. Bryant, who took a medical redshirt last year, will still practice with the team, Leavitt said. “We thought he’d be […]

Jackson’s death ruled a homicide by coroner

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County coroner has ruled MichaAel Jackson’s death a homicide, a law enforcement official said, a finding that makes it more likely criminal charges will be filed against the doctor who was with the pop star when he died. The coroner determined a fatal combination […]

Involvement is the only way to fix Student Government

Student Government (SG) plays an important role at the University by creating an opportunity for students to address interests and issues on campus through an electoral process. However, lack of participation and feelings of apathy towards any democratic process, which is apparent at USF, will consistently lead to its undermining. […]

NY vigil marks 20 years since Yusuf Hawkins murder

NEW YORK (AP) – In 1989, after a white mob attacked and killed a black teenager in Brooklyn, the Rev. Al Sharpton led black demonstrators down streets where angry whites confronted them, yelling obscenities and throwing bricks and watermelons their way. On Sunday, exactly twenty years later, Sharpton joined the […]