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Popular on-campus dining spots will look different come fall

The MSC food court will now include computerized menu boards, registers at each dining location and the mobile ordering app, Tapingo. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/ALYSSA STEWART Construction has taken over the summer months as Dining Services works to expand its options and renovate the USF Library Starbucks. Bento Sushi and Panera […]

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USF looks to help solve traffic woes with $7.5 million grant

USF will participate in a study to reduce traffic congestion nationwide. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/LEDA ALVIM After receiving a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to conduct a study aiming to reduce traffic congestion in the country, the USF College of Engineering’s Center for Urban Transportation Research […]

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‘Genshaft Drive’ prepares for mid-August unveiling

The street-naming project has a total cost of $35,000. ORACLE FILE PHOTO/LEDA ALVIM Even with the departure of President Judy Genshaft, you will still be able to see her name around campus. Specifically, on a street sign. The Board of Trustees (BOT) made the decision to change the name of […]

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Students plié to international dance seminar

Six students and two faculty from the USF School of Theatre and  Dance will perform in the International Creative Dance Seminar in China. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/BRYCE WOMELUDURF When language becomes a barrier, USF dance major students choose to communicate through the art and movements of dance as the universal […]

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Bookstores on each campus prepare for updates

As a part of an agreement with Follett, every bookstore across the USF system will be renovated. ORACLE PHOTO/LEDA ALVIM Students will have a new spot for studying as the USF Bookstore undergoes major renovations. The project, set to be completed June 23, is designed to bring more tables and […]

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Florida legislators crack down on distracted driving

Police officers will now be able to pull over drivers as a primary offense, effective July 1. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE The No. 1 cause of death among college students is from motor vehicle accidents due to distracted driving. In 2016, more than 50,000 Floridians were involved in distracted driving […]

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BOT approves USF Health and Tampa General Hospital partnership

The Academic Medical Center will be completed in 18 months. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE The Board of Trustees approved the lease agreement between USF Health and Tampa General Hospital (TGH) for the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute during its June 6 meeting. TGH will make […]

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Students displaced by Hurricane Maria fight to keep in-state tuition

The Boricua Student Association is requesting an in-state tuition extension through 2023 for Puerto Rican students affected by Hurricane Maria. ORACLE PHOTO/LEDA ALVIM The future of 20 Puerto-Rican and U.S. Virgin Island students at USF is undecided as the in-state tuition waiver, offered after Hurricane Maria hit the islands, expired […]

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‘Is this a true measure of adversity?’

The adversity score will be available to all universities by 2020. ORACLE PHOTO/LEDA ALVIM College Board — the creator of the SAT — will now provide students a score not based on their academic skills, but the environment they grew up in. It is being called an adversity score. The […]