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Category Archives: University of Florida
By Ethan Magoc on May 20th, 2013 | Last updated: May 20, 2013 at 5:43 pm
After seeing Gov. Rick Scott would return $300 million that had previously been cut from the state’s higher education budget, Bernie Machen said he would not raise tuition for the coming year beyond the normal inflation rate increase.
By Erik Ugartachea on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 10:10 am
A team of University of Florida students was recognized for its water sustainability efforts after winning first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge.
By Kristen Morrell on April 19th, 2013 | Last updated: April 19, 2013 at 3:40 pm
A custodian found a suspicious item Tuesday morning on the first floor of North Hall, a dorm at the University of Florida, which brought police to the building in the afternoon and caused an evacuation.
By Branden Snodgrass on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 5:18 pm
The University of Florida Phi Mu Alpha chapter sang “America the Beautiful” in Turlington Plaza Wednesday to support those affected by the Boston Marathon bombing.
By Missy Perez on April 16th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 6:02 pm
The University of Florida’s Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation accepted exotic animals during its first Exotic Pet Amnesty Day.
By Dana Edwards on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm
Comedian, actress and devoted LGBTQ rights advocate Sarah Silverman will perform at the University of Florida on April 22 at 8 p.m. in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for Performing Arts. Silverman will be hosted as an ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau [...]
By Michelle Plitnikas on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm
The University of Florida’s Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2 with an open house and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The space will be a spot for student veterans to hang out, study and support each other.
By Marc Whiteman on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 4:48 pm
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is back in action on Friday. The Cinderella squad, Florida Gulf Coast University, hits the court against its long dominant in-state rival: the University of Florida. UF knows about post-season success. It won the men’s basketball national championship in 2006 and 2007.
By Ashira Morris on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 9:57 pm
Holi, the Indian festival of colors, will be celebrated for the first time on the University of Florida campus March 30 on Hume Field.
By Amanda Wood on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 10:05 pm
Sameer Saboungi released 70 black balloons Thursday, letting them fly high above the Plaza of the Americas and simultaneously raising awareness of the Syrian conflict.