Tag Archives: UF

Local Organization Brings Color Into Cancer Patients’ Lives

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 3:49 pm

A local non-profit organization is lighting up children’s faces at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Caleb’s Pitch, which coordinates hospital activities for children battling cancer, was founded in 2010 by Tim Jacobbe, a Gainesville resident, after his 8-year-old nephew, Caleb Jacobbe, passed away.

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UF Zeta Beta Tau Under Investigation After Disrespecting Veterans

By on April 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 27, 2015 at 3:23 pm

The University of Florida chapter of Zeta Beta Tau is under investigation after disrespecting wounded veterans at an event in Panama City Beach. While the fraternity has suspended its actions, the university is looking into further sanctions.

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Dog Supports Owner With Chronic Illness

By on March 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 1:32 pm

Justice, a young Great Dane, not only functions as a service dog but has the ability to detect illness and distress in the people around him. The dog was rescued by Fallin Turner, 17, who lives with scleroderma and Systematic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and relies on Justice for both emotional and physical support.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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Traveling Exhibit Remembers Florida Blues History

By on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Blues music has taken over Gainesville in the form of an exhibit at the Matheson History Museum. “Florida’s Got the Blues” runs through April 30 and showcases the history of blues music in North Central Florida.

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Concealed Carry Bill Raises Concerns About Campus Safety

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 6, 2015 at 11:40 am

A bill making its way through the Florida Legislature would allow anyone with a concealed weapon license can carry his or her weapon legally on a public university campus.

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Law School Enrollment Among Minorities Decreases Nationally, Increases At UF

By on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 5, 2015 at 4:17 pm

Law school enrollment of minorities has been on the decline since 1993 nationally. The decline has raised concerns over equality in the educational system.

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Atheist Space Creates Community, Eliminates Stigma

By on January 29th, 2015 | Last updated: January 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

A Gainesville woman organizes brunch for locals to discuss atheism and to provide a community for fellow atheists.

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International Students Have A Tough Time Achieving The “American Dream”

By on December 29th, 2014 | Last updated: December 23, 2014 at 10:43 am

International students find it difficult to find employers willing to risk time and money hiring them while going through visa processes after graduating from U.S. schools.

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University of Florida’s QB Treon Harris Cited For Driving Without License

By on December 19th, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm

Freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been charged with second-degree misdemeanor for driving without a valid driver’s license.

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