Multiple power outages hit campus
A malfunctioning transformer caused a campus-wide power outage Thursday night, forcing buildings to use generators for power.
Power went out at least five times roughly between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. University Police said a TECO transformer broke down and campus would continue to lose power randomly. It is unclear where the transformer is located.
The last time a major portion of campus lost power was in 2003 when a squirrel came into contact with an electricity supply unit. Back then, many buildings didn’t have generators and power was lost for about 40 minutes.
DUI checkpoint planned UP will hold its second on-campus sobriety checkpoint of the semester Saturday from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. The DUI checkpoint in January yielded no arrests. UP, in cooperation with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, has been conducting regular on-campus checkpoint since last fall.
USF gives it away in Memphis 34-33
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Club teams missing competition, friendship due to COVID-19
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Bulls battle with ECU in OT win
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First SG scholarship rewards student leaders
Student Government (SG) launched the first-of-its-kind, merit-based scholarship to students Nov. 5 on USF’s Tampa campus. As a part of Student Body President Britney Deas and Student Body Vice President Travis McCloskey’s platform, Bull S.H.I.F.T., — Success, Health, Innovation, Finance and Tradition — the SG’s Student Leadership Scholarship consists of two merit-based scholarships which will […]
On-campus Jabil institute sparks anticipation from students
A plan drafted on a bar napkin two years ago has now become the USF Jabil Innovation Institute, a multi-million dollar institute combining the College of Engineering and the Muma College of Business. Senior Vice President of Advancement and CEO of the USF Foundation Joel Momberg and Jabil CEO Mark Mondello jotted the idea down […]