Tag: ULS

University Lecture Series fall lineup announced

Students from the Center for Student Involvement announced ULS lineup during Friday’s comedy show. ORACLE PHOTO/CHAVELI GUZMAN The fall semester lineup for the University Lecture Series (ULS) was announced Friday night at the Round Up: Comedy Show. ULS will kickoff on Sept. 26 with a speech delivered by Jackie Cruz, […]

The division of Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, will be speaking Tuesday evening at 8 in the Oval Theater. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE A polarizing movement since its inception, Black Lives Matter (BLM), which has been showcased at multiple protests and demonstrations throughout the nation over the past five years, has […]

ULS brings in Black Lives Matter co-founder to speak

Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter co-founder, started the movement after the results of the George Zimmerman trial in 2013.  SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE It was a trial the whole nation was watching, and a ruling that would spark a movement. When George Zimmerman was acquitted for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, […]

EDITORIAL: Controversial speakers good for USF

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Alicia Garza, will be speaking at USF on Tuesday, Jan. 17 as part of the University Lecture Series (ULS) where she will discuss race-relations in America and how her activism speared a national movement.  The Black Lives Matter movement has evoked strong emotions on both […]

ULS lecturer verbally attacked by audience member

Laci Green, a Youtuber and activist, was at the center of a verbal attack by an audience member at her lecture in USF's Oval Theater on Tuesday. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Before Youtuber Laci Green could get through her opening monologue during USF’s University Lecture Series on Tuesday night, unprovoked […]

Laci Green talks birds and bees with USF

YouTuber, sex educator and activist Laci Green will be coming to campus as part of the University Lecture Series on Tuesday. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the event is open to the public. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE USF is about to get a lesson in the down and dirty. […]

Retired general offers students advice after election

ORACLE PHOTO/MIKI SHINE Wesley Clark, retired four-star general and NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, offered his own perspective on the recent presidential election and what students who feel unsatisfied can do during his speech in the Oval Theater Wednesday night. “You have to understand just how difficult democracy is,” […]

Contracts holding up ULS schedule release

The University Lecture Series (ULS) has yet to announce the lineup of speakers for this semester. In the past, the lineup has been announced in Sept. or Aug., but this year provided more speed bumps for the planning. “Since each contract is different, they take time to execute and some […]