Tag Archives: University of Florida

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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Bright Futures May Extend To Summer Courses

By on January 28th, 2015 | Last updated: January 28, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Governor Rick Scott has proposed a plan to extend Bright Futures scholarships over the summer and repeal sales tax on textbooks. The 65 million dollar plan will reduce the cost of students taking courses over the summer.

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Clamping Down On Corporal Punishment

By on January 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: January 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm

UF researchers recommend abolishing paddling in the school system. If corporal punishment is banned, they suggest using positive intervention and support.

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Food Pantry To Be Established For Florida Campus Community

By on January 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 2:19 pm

A survey by the University of Florida Dean of Students found that 10 percent of students surveyed were unable to get enough food. To address this need, a new food pantry associated with the Bread of the Mighty Food Bank will be established for students, faculty and staff.

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UAA Announces Plans For Indoor Football Practice Facility

By on January 21st, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 9:17 am

The UAA announced plans on Wednesday for the construction of an indoor football practice facility expected to be completed September 2015. The project is estimated at $15 million and will be located at the site of the Sanders Football Practice Fields.

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LSU Hands Gators Second Straight Loss

By on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 20, 2015 at 11:54 pm

The LSU Tigers defeated the Gators 79-61, making this the team’s second straight loss. The Tigers had three players who scored in double-digits. Florida is now 3-2 in SEC play, and 10-8 overall.

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Friends and Family Grieve the Death of UF Innovation Academy Student

By and on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 10:40 am

A University of Florida student died this weekend after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident earlier this month.

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University Of Florida Taking Steps To Prevent Campus Assaults

By on January 15th, 2015 | Last updated: January 15, 2015 at 1:18 pm

The University of Florida is tailoring campus shrubbery and facilities to improve student safety. Recreational facilities will be lit throughout the night and overgrowth trimmed to discourage sexual assaults.

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Historic Orange Grove’s Fate Undecided

By on December 21st, 2014 | Last updated: December 19, 2014 at 5:46 pm

The historic Carney Island orange grove has switched caretakers’ hands many times, but the Marion County Board of Commissioners now must face a decision on its future owners and use.

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UF Welcomes McElwain At Press Conference Saturday

By on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm

New UF head football coach Jim McElwain introduced himself and talked about his ideas for Gator football Saturday.

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