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A year after campus assaults, the University of Florida prepares safety measures for game day. Last year’s updated precautions are still in place after the three unsolved assaults, with the exception of UFPD’s Walk Safe Student Escort Program.
Bert The Bluff Oak, a heritage tree on the University of Florida’s campus, will be torn down sometime in the next week, according to Steve Orlando, senior director of UF media relations. UF has settled on design that will remove 36 trees in the area, including five other heritage trees.
The UF School of Music’s accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) is in jeopardy, due to the unresolved issues of the building. A petition created last November by John Duff, professor and retired director of the School of Music at UF, lists seven major problems.
This August, the city of Gainesville reflects on the 25th anniversary of the 1990 Danny Rolling murders. A memorial service will take place at the Baughman Center.
Physics Bus Gainesville is a new non-profit organization rolling into Gainesville this spring. It uses air dryers, microwaves and old projector TVs to raise the publics interest in science.
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.
A memorial for Josh Greenberg, the co-founder of music streaming service Grooveshark, was held Friday evening at the Phillips Center. He was found dead in his home July 19.
Some Gainesville residents find the Hare Krishna philosophy peaceful and cathartic. Other however, remain wary of its legitimacy.
The Florida Gators baseball team swept the NCAA Super Regional against FSU over the weekend. UF will go on to the College World Series, playing the University of Miami on Saturday.
The UF Pathway to Campus Enrollment program offers students admission to in-person classes after they complete UF Online courses and earn a total of 60 credits. Out of the 3,118 students who were admitted to PaCE, only 272 have accepted so far.