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A new law in Florida could help students save money on expensive textbooks. The bill looks to eliminate the sales tax from textbooks to give students a break on the hundreds they already spend on required texts.
The UF Entomology Club’s fifth annual BugFest opened to the public for the first time on Saturday. Entomology students helped give local children a hands-on experience with bugs, from handling exotic critters to tasting bug-infused cuisine.
The people behind a social media campaign that took root over night are celebrating a little victory for a very big tree.
After discovering a unique tree on the University of Florida’s campus is scheduled for removal because of construction, a group of students and faculty rallied to save it.
University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., was in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a conference was he was detained for taking photos of two embassies. Schueller returned home on Wednesday.
After UF failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, local businesses catering to basketball fans have seen a noticeable decrease in revenue compared to March 2014 when the Gators made Final Four.
Senator Joe Negron proposed to limit baccalaureate programs in Florida community colleges in a recent Senate Higher Education Committee. Santa Fe provost Ed Bonahue argues that the attention should be placed on enrollment, not the programs.
Students and the community joined together for Take Back The Night, an event to end sexual violence and abuse. The event included a march, speeches from survivors and candle lighting.
Four years after it closed, Steamers restaurant is back again with a new location. Owner Artie Guy is bringing the restaurant back to Gainesville in Bo Diddley Plaza. Set for an opening in May, the dining place will be in a central hub amid plaza renovations.
While Palatka’s government hopes to attract visitors to their area with the riverfront development project, a local business owner has his own idea for bringing in more people.