Tag Archives: University of Florida

Students, Teachers Discuss Syrian Refugee Crisis

By on September 14th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 6:28 pm

Gainesville residents discuss the Syrian refugee crisis and how it is affecting nations like America. With more than 4 million Syrian refugees abroad and 7 million internally displaced, the world is feeling the burden of the Syrian refugee crisis.

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Gators Win In Bowl Rematch Despite “Embarrassing” Effort

By on September 13th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 12:55 am

While the Gators secured a 31-24 win in a bowl rematch against East Carolina University, Florida coach Jim McElwain was not happy with how some of his player’s conducted themselves.

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UAA Partners With College Of Engineering To Fix Broken Seats

By on September 11th, 2015 | Last updated: September 30, 2015 at 8:11 pm

In an effort to keep fans safe on game day, the University Athletic Association and the College of Engineering have partnered to have students develop brackets that will be used to fix seats in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

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Florida State Student Fights Concealed Carry Rules On Game Day

By on September 11th, 2015 | Last updated: September 11, 2015 at 1:49 pm

FSU student Rebekah Hargrove and Florida Carry, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the school after the university prohibited Hargrove from leaving her firearm in her car during last weekend’s football game.

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Teched-Out Mouthguard Sports Medical Benefits

By on September 11th, 2015 | Last updated: September 14, 2015 at 6:20 pm

University of Florida researchers have begun developing mouthguards aimed at monitoring player vitals, including concussions, dehydration and heat stroke. The mouthguards are in the prototype phase, and researchers hope to begin testing next year.

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UF Archaeologist Discovered 17th Century Mission Church

By on September 10th, 2015 | Last updated: September 11, 2015 at 9:53 am

Researchers have found a church in St. Augustine that is believed to be part of the Nombre De Dios Mission, which was the longest lasting mission in the Southeast dating back to 1587.

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Gainesville Restauranteur Celebrates Regional Cuisine in New Cookbook

By on September 7th, 2015 | Last updated: September 7, 2015 at 3:38 pm

Gainesville chef Bert Gill has a cookbook promoting local and organic recipes. Passionate about local food, he hopes to put his community on the map.

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McElwain Gets First Win As Gators Roll Over New Mexico State 61-13

By on September 6th, 2015 | Last updated: September 6, 2015 at 12:20 pm

It was a good night for Jim McElwain, winning big in his debut game as head coach for the University of Florida Gators.

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On Eve of Opening Game, Program Designed to Protect Against Gameday Assaults Suspended

By on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 4, 2015 at 4:33 pm

A year after campus assaults, the University of Florida prepares safety measures for game day. Last year’s updated precautions are still in place after the three unsolved assaults, with the exception of UFPD’s Walk Safe Student Escort Program.

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UF Student Survives Cancer, Goes On To Medical School

By on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 3, 2015 at 3:54 pm

After surviving cancer, Gainesville native Hanna Peterson is attending the College of Medicine at UF. She hopes to use her personal experience to help her compassionately deal with patients.

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