Tag Archives: University of Florida

In The Loudest Stadiums In America, The Noise Is Deafening — Literally

By on November 19th, 2014 | Last updated: November 19, 2014 at 2:27 pm

The University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is ranked one of the loudest in the nation. Will this become a problem for fans and what can be done to protect fans.

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UAA Confirms Florida’s Will Muschamp Fired After Four Seasons

By on November 16th, 2014 | Last updated: November 17, 2014 at 11:12 am

Jeremy Foley – the University of Florida’s Athletic Director – announced Sunday that head coach Will Muschamp will step down at the end of the season, according to Gatorzone.com.

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South Carolina Defeats Florida In OT

By on November 16th, 2014 | Last updated: November 16, 2014 at 7:23 pm

In a game that lived up to its hype, the South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Florida Gators 23-20 in overtime yesterday down in Gainesville, Fla. Coming off the heels of this tough loss, the Gators also say farewell to Coach Will Muschamp.

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Rabbit Rescue Fundraiser Aims For More Awareness, Less Baby Bunnies

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 17, 2014 at 6:42 pm

Gainesville Rabbit Rescue hopes that by selling humorous shirts, they can not only help raise funds but also spread awareness. GRR hopes that by spreading awareness to promote spaying and neutering rabbits, they can avoid over-crowding their facility and control the local pet rabbit population.

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Crohn’s Disease Patient Still Looking For Answers After Amendment 2 Fails

By on November 13th, 2014 | Last updated: November 13, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Amendment 2 failed in Florida by a narrow margin, resulting in outrage from the bill’s supporters. A student who suffers from Crohn’s disease gives his perspective on the use of marijuana for medical purposes in the wake of continued debate.

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In The News: Businesses Benefit Low Gas Prices, Woman Arrested After Bogus 911 Call, Gov. Scott Declares November ‘Hire A Veteran Month’

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm

Small businesses are saving money on gasoline due to lower prices and spending that money elsewhere. A Gainesville woman was arrested for making a fake 911 call reporting that she had been shot. Rick Scott declared November as “Hire a Veteran” month on Veteran’s Day. The state university system is beginning to examine aspects of college affordability as a response to a request for more financial aid and cuts in Bright Futures.

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Florida’s Craft Beer Industry Sees Growth Despite Growler Ban

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 5:39 pm

Florida brewers are thriving despite a controversial law that prohibits the sale of 64-ounce beer growlers. A lawsuit calling the limit unconstitutional could change all that.

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Dr. Kent Fuchs Confirmed As 12th UF President

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Today the Florida Board of Governors unanimously confirmed the selection of Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida, taking over Bernie Machen’s position.

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In the News: New Cancer Treatment, Seniors Support Medical Marijuana, Scott’s Campaign Contribution, UF Negotiates Energy

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 10:04 am

Proton accelerator arrives at Orlando Health – The 58-ton proton accelerator delivers radiation to cancerous tumors and is a more precise treatment than the traditional x-ray techniques. The $25 million project was lifted by crane over the weekend and is [...]

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Charlie Crist Makes Stop on UF Campus to Attract Voters

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am

Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.

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