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Gator volleyball team cheers up children at Shands

By and on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm

The UF women’s volleyball team made its 21st annual Thanksgiving visit to the children patients at Shands Sunday.

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In the News: Christian Aguilar update, Florida proposes new license plates, Hostess shutting down

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 16, 2012 at 11:07 am

Christian Aguilar was poisoned, court files say – On the eve of what would have been Christian Aguilar’s 19th birthday, friends and family who buried the late UF student last month got more disturbing news: Aguilar was poisoned and suffocated, […]

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President Bernie Machen sends email about race relations at UF

By on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen sent an email to students Thursday regarding racial issues on campus produced from an incident where students painted themselves black for a party.

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Vendors sell special goods at UF farmers market

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

The Reitz Union drew students and vendors to its north lawn Thursday for its farmers market. Director Beth Thompson said she hoped the market’s low prices and unusual goods would draw plenty of students. This year, a vendor sold pumpkins […]

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Sen. Bill Nelson visits University of Florida’s Reitz Union

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Bill Nelson, a senator from Florida, visited the J. Reitz Union at the University of Florida Wednesday. He spoke on nonpartisan government, early voting and education concerns and was surrounding by many students and political leaders in Gainesville.

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In the News: unemployment falls, UF hacked, state voter purge goes on, Apple remembers Steve Jobs, state Supreme Court lets statute stand

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 9:42 am

Two UF systems breached in international hacking Monday – Hundreds of thousands of email addresses, passwords, IDs and names of students and faculty members were taken from more than 100 universities worldwide as part of a hacking sweep by an anonymous […]

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Levin College of Law panel discusses 2012 election women’s issues

By on September 20th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:35 pm

A panel at the Levin College of Law Wednesday night discussed the role of women in this year’s presidential race. Representatives from both the Republican and Democratic parties were present.

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Michelle Obama to visit Gainesville on Monday — details confirmed

By and on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: September 20, 2012 at 2:38 pm

Updated 3:10 p.m. Obama for America has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama will be speaking at the O’Connell Center Monday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, however tickets are required due to the limited space.

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Farm animal antibiotic adds problematic human resistance

By on September 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Antibiotic use in farm animals creates problems for humans. UF professor sounds off on the dangers of antibiotic resistance.

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Gator band headed to London

By on July 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

The University of Florida Pride of the Sunshine marching band is on its way to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Dana Lewin has more on how the band got to go.  

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