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UF Zeta Beta Tau Members Speak Out After Conduct Hearings

By on July 31st, 2015 | Last updated: July 31, 2015 at 5:38 pm

The UF chapter of Zeta Beta Tau was suspended indefinitely after they were accused of disrespecting veterans while on a retreat in Panama City Beach this April. In student conduct hearings held July 6, the university found the fraternity in violation of at least three different sections of the Student Conduct Code.

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Unexpected Fireworks Leave Some Veterans On Edge

By on July 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: July 3, 2015 at 4:03 pm

Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder may face obstacles during the holiday weekend. Military With PTSD, a nonprofit organization, has started a campaign to help educate people about the effects of fireworks on people with PTSD.

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UF Researchers Develop “Mixed-Reality” Training Technology for Military

By on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.

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Student Demonstration Draws Attention to Police Brutality in U.S., Israel

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm

A demonstration was held Wednesday in Turlington Plaza on University of Florida’s campus by Students for a Democratic Society and Students for Justice in Palestine. The purpose was to draw attention to those killed by Israeli Defense Forces as well as police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri.

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In The News: Plaza To Undergo Redesign, One-year Anniversary Of Boston Bombing, Gainesville Firefighters Recognized Statewide, Military To Open Combat Jobs To Women

By and on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 11:54 am

Plans to redesign plaza beginning to take shape – After four years of discussing the redesign of Bo Diddley Community Plaza, city commissioners are working on a plan. The proposed project would open up the plaza to University Avenue in […]

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In the News: City Commission Discusses Homeless Shelter Background Checks, Fort Hood Gunman Did Not Appear Violent, Silver Springs Film Fest 2014, Stanford Mom Facing Death Penalty

By on April 4th, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm

City Commissioners Voice Opinions on Homeless Center Background Check Policy – City Commissioners showed support for the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless & Hungry’s plan to allow homeless people to the shelter regardless of a homeless individual’s criminal background. […]

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Government Shutdown Affects Military Death Benefits

By on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Families who have lost loved ones in the military are not receiving death benefits during the government shut down.

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Congress could affect Florida Consumer Confidence Index

By on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: January 29, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Congressional budget cut discussions could influence the Florida Consumer Confidence Index in the coming months.

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Pentagon lifts ban on women in combat

By and on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am

United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced the lift of a ban on women in combat roles.

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