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On Eve of Opening Game, Program Designed to Protect Against Gameday Assaults Canceled

By on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 3, 2015 at 5:06 pm

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.

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Bert the Bluff Oak’s Fate Revealed

By and on August 11th, 2015 | Last updated: August 11, 2015 at 6:36 pm

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.

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UF Music School Could Lose Accreditation Due Facility Concerns

By on August 7th, 2015 | Last updated: August 7, 2015 at 6:15 pm

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.

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August Marks 25th Anniversary of Danny Rolling Murders

By on August 6th, 2015 | Last updated: August 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm

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.

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Physics Bus Rolls Into Gainesville To Spark Creativity and Science

By on August 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: August 3, 2015 at 2:18 pm

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.

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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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Memorial Held for Gainesville Entrepreneur

By on July 25th, 2015 | Last updated: July 27, 2015 at 12:52 pm

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.

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Devotees Turn To Krishna Lifestyle For Solace

By on July 7th, 2015 | Last updated: July 7, 2015 at 1:07 pm

Some Gainesville residents find the Hare Krishna philosophy peaceful and cathartic. Other however, remain wary of its legitimacy.

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Photos: Florida Baseball Advances to World Series After Weekend Wins

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 8, 2015 at 1:19 pm

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.

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UF PaCE Complicates Applications To Professional Schools

By and on June 7th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 5:12 pm

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.

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