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FAFSA Will Now Open Earlier Than Ever

The Office for Student Financial Affairs offers many financial aid
options to provide students with resources and information to understand the rights 
incurred when they receive financial aid. The University of Florida office is located in Criser Hall on Union Road.

Students will now be able to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as Oct. 1, three months earlier than before. The earlier submission date is a permanent change, according to a press release from the University of Florida Office for Student Financial Affairs. In the past, students had …

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Gainesville Buses Have More Routes, Fewer Riders

(Danielle Veenstra/ WUFT News)

Some buses in Gainesville have more empty seats now than they had a year ago. The Regional Transit System’s passengers have flocked away from using the buses in the hundreds of thousands. Although ridership has decreased by 6 percent between 2014 and 2015, routes and buses haven’t disappeared. According to …

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Student’s Tweets About Violence Not A Crime, Court Rules

A Sarasota County high-school student’s statement on Twitter that he “can’t WAIT to shoot up my school” does not constitute a criminal threat under Florida law, an appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal overturned a juvenile-delinquency ruling involving “J.A.W.,” the student who …

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