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Road to D.C: Presidential inauguration

Thousands are expected to flock to the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20 to watch Donald Trump become the 45th president of America. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. This unique and stressful campaign is finally over. President-elect Donald Trump, a non-politician, has been elected as the 45th president of […]

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First-time voters come out to MSC

ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ The historic 2016 election that brought Republican Donald Trump into the White House also brought many first-time voters to the polling station in the Marshall Student Center (MSC). While the majority of Hillsborough County voted for Hillary Clinton, Florida went for Trump after a long wait of […]

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Florida votes for medical marijuana, tax breaks

Three of the four amendments presented on the Florida ballot this election passed, while Amendment 1 failed. Amendment 2, which passed with 71 percent, legalizes medical marijuana for patients with debilitating diseases or conditions such as HIV/AIDS, epilepsy, cancer, ALS and PTSD. A similar provision didn’t pass two years ago. […]

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MSC serves as polling location

Voters in the USF precinct will be able to vote at the Marshall Student Center (MSC) on Election Day. Those who want to vote at the MSC must be registered with the precinct and have an address within its boundaries, according to Gerri Kramer, director of communications at the Supervisor […]

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Election night watch party ideas

Students should consider hosting, or attending, an election watch party. Hanging out with friends and eating politically-themed food can make the night a pleasant experience. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. Finally, it is here: Election Day. For such a big event, students, and fellow Americans, should consider celebrating it with a […]

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Temporary parking lots to open during Obama’s visit

President Barack Obama will be on campus to give a policy speech regarding the progress of the Affordable Care Act. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE In light of President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday, two temporary parking lots will be open, according to a message sent by USF to students and faculty. […]