Tag Archives: University of Florida

Macclenny Athlete Commits To The University Of Florida

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Cece Jefferson, a football recruit from Macclenny, Fla., has committed to the University of Florida. Jefferson’s hometown celebrated the All-American defensive end’s decision on Friday.

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Local Home Provides Blueprint For Alternative Housing

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 5:46 pm

The number of sustainable and alternative homes is increasing in Florida. Gainesville resident Tom Fox leads the way with one of the first shipping container homes in Florida.

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UF Creativity Event Invites Collaboration Between Art and Science Majors

By on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm

An event Jan. 31 allowed students to work together on art and science projects. The UF College of the Arts and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science for Life Program aimed to bring together art and science majors.

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Gators Can’t Hold On To Take Down Top Ranked Wildcats

By on February 8th, 2015 | Last updated: February 9, 2015 at 5:13 pm

The Florida Gators lost to the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, 68-61.The Gators led by two points going into halftime, but Kentucky answered back with a strong second half, outscoring the Gators 40-31.

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Concealed Carry Bill Raises Concerns About Campus Safety

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 6, 2015 at 11:40 am

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.

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Law School Enrollment Among Minorities Decreases Nationally, Increases At UF

By on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 5, 2015 at 4:17 pm

Law school enrollment of minorities has been on the decline since 1993 nationally. The decline has raised concerns over equality in the educational system.

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Gators Hold Off Arkansas With Clutch Free Throw Performance

By on February 1st, 2015 | Last updated: February 1, 2015 at 7:44 pm

Saturday’s matchup between the Florida Gators and Arkansas Razorbacks came down to the wire. The Gators were able to secure the 56-55 victory with the help of Michael Frazier II’s clutch performance at the free throw line.

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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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