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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.
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.
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.
UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.
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.
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.
Law school enrollment of minorities has been on the decline since 1993 nationally. The decline has raised concerns over equality in the educational system.
A Gainesville woman organizes brunch for locals to discuss atheism and to provide a community for fellow atheists.
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.
Freshman quarterback Treon Harris has been charged with second-degree misdemeanor for driving without a valid driver’s license.