Author: Alyssa Stewart, EDITOR IN CHIEF

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Navigating social distancing

It is not the typical first week back from spring break.  Classrooms are empty, dorms are not filled to capacity and the population on campus is dwindling all because of the unprecedented isolation the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has demanded. Students will begin remote coursework today and this will be the […]

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Editor’s note: Coronavirus

To ensure the safety of our staff members and the USF community, The Oracle will be uploading online content two to three times a week for the remainder of the semester due to the ever-evolving coronavirus pandemic.  This means we will be suspending print editions until further notice. These next […]

Sports

AAC cancels all remaining spring sports amid COVID-19 pandemic

The AAC has canceled all spring competition and championships as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the conference announced Monday afternoon, officially ending the seasons for USF baseball; softball; men’s golf; women’s golf; track and field; sailing; men’s tennis; and women’s tennis. Additionally, the conference announced that all members […]

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Transition to online classes divides students

As more coronavirus cases are identified across Florida, students reacted with mixed opinions on USF’s decision to transition to remote coursework following spring break. The transition was announced after the Florida Board of Governors mandated Wednesday afternoon that all state universities implement remote coursework “effective immediately.” As a way to […]

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Through her eyes: Madison Kozee

These stories are a part of a continuing series that features women leaders at USF during Women’s History Month. A rocket can travel around 20 times faster than the speed of sound — almost as quick as third-year physics major Madison Kozee works around the clock. Kozee is Chief of […]

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Commentary: Close the gates

Earlier this week, in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the four active major professional sports leagues (Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the NBA and the NHL) issued a joint statement saying that only “players and essential employees of teams and team facilities” would be allowed in locker rooms for […]

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Virus disrupts sports world

The novel coronavirus continues to affect the U.S. in unprecedented ways, and Wednesday might have been the most unprecedented — so far. Especially when it comes to the sports world. The biggest news of the day by far regarded basketball: The men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, as well as the […]