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From consolidating all three campuses into one accredited university to leading USF during a global pandemic, Dr. Steven Currall had a challenging first year as USF's 7th president, to say the least. In this episode of The Oracle News Podcast, Editor in Chief Leda Alvim and Assistant News Editor Jorgelina Manna-Rea talk with Currall about his career in education as well as the experiences that helped shape the leader he is today.
On this week’s episode of the Oracle News Podcast, Leda and Audra looked back with Dr. Martin Tadlock, the regional chancellor of the USF St. Pete campus, on his career as an educator, from his time as a middle school teacher 40 years ago to now as he prepares to step down from his chancellor position to take on a new role within the College of Education at the St. Pete campus.
Who's ready for the Super Bowl LV in Tampa? Mayor Jane Castor surely is! On this week's episode of The Oracle News Podcast, Editor in Chief Leda Alvim and Assistant News Editor Jorgelina Manna-Rea talk with Castor about how the city of Tampa is preparing to host the Super Bowl on Feb. 7 as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Welcome back, Bulls! To kick off the first news podcast of the spring semester, radio personality Scott Tavlin talked with Editor in Chief Leda Alvim and Assistant News Editor Jorgelina Manna-Rea about how to stay positive and motivated despite the challenges as well as his rising career in radio.
In this week's episode of The Oracle News Podcast, Jorgelina Manna-Rea and Lauren Pieper talk with USF alumnus and Emmy-nominated journalist Garin Flowers about his life and his experience on the latest season of the Bachelorette.
In this hour-long special edition of The Oracle Sports Pod on the eve of the 2020-21 college hoops szn, Nolan and Francisco analyze the ins and outs of both USF basketball teams. Who are the players to watch? What are the games to watch? Where do both teams end up?
With less than a week until Election Day, Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer talks to hosts Jorgelina Manna-Rea and Audra Nikolajski about the record-breaking early voting turnout around the county and the preparations for the final week of voting.
In this week’s episode of The Oracle News Podcast, Leda Alvim and Jorgelina Manna-Rea talk to sophomore Alaa Massri about Our Power United, her experiences protesting over the summer as well as what drew her to become active in social justice issues.
At least they scored in this one, right? Nolan, Hannah, Matthew and Richard chat about what went wrong and in USF's conference-opening loss. They also look at what's ahead and give a way-too-early evaluation of where the USF program is after three games under first-year head coach Jeff Scott.
In the first episode of The Oracle News Podcast, Leda and Jorgelina are joined by the Executive Director of the Alumni Center Bill McCausland to discuss how virtual platforms will impact this year's homecoming festivities.
Nolan and Hannah are really missing live bands at college football games, so we chatted with the director of the USF Herd of Thunder, Dr. Marc Sosnowchik, to learn how HOT is persisting and adapting in 2020.
Yikes. That's one word to use to describe this blowout. Nolan, Hannah, Matthew and Richard break down USF football's worst loss in program history and what it means for first-year head coach Jeff Scott going forward.
How ya feeling, Bulls fans?! USF and Jeff Scott are 1-0, and pretty much everything went right for the Bulls in Week 1. In this episode, Nolan and Hannah break down all the Game 1 feels and dive into some stats and what they mean going forward.
Nolan and Hannah are back and better than ever. They're joined by USF women's golf head coach Erika Brennan for an update on how she's keeping her players' spirits up during the coronavirus pandemic. She also shares the inspiration for her own podcast, Leading Beyond Sport, and offers some wise words of encouragement.