Tag Archives: J. Reitz Union

With Reitz Renovations Ongoing, Former UF Professor Adds Historical Perspective

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm

In 1967, Owen Holyoak watched the J. Wayne Reitz Union being built. Nearly 50 years later, he stood on the University of Florida campus Thursday and watched parts of it being torn down.

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Students vote on referendum to change name of Reitz Union

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Students at the University of Florida have the opportunity to vote on behalf of a name change for the J. Reitz Student Union. The referendum students are voting on suggests a change in the name to instead honor Vigil Hawkins, an African American who helped to end segregation at UF.

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Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran

By on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University […]

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