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USF confirms its third and fourth COVID-19 cases

Last Wednesday, USF President Steven Currall announced the university’s first positive coronavirus (COVID-19) case. Today, he announced the third and fourth. The systemwide email said it was an employee from Innovative Education and a student who was traveling abroad, both from the Tampa campus.  The student is not a risk […]

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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 […]

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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 […]