Tag Archives: University of Florida

Despite No Local Home Rink, UF Hockey Team Battles On

By on December 11th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 3:21 pm

Over the years, the University of Florida has accumulated 31 national championships in 12 sports, but there is one sports terrain it has yet to dominate – the ice.

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Locals React to Death of Nelson Mandela

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.

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New Round of Fund Allocations Focuses on Increasing UF’s Preexisting Strengths

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 5:14 pm

The second wave of fund allocations for the University of Florida to reach top ten preeminence is underway.

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‘Pag-asa’ For A Better Future In The Philippines

By on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 4:42 pm

UF organizations gathered and rallied support for the victims of the powerful Typhoon that hit the Philippines in November. Both the UF Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs and the UF Filipino Student Association gathered at a candlelight vigil to recognize and bring hope to the victims of the typhoon.

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UF’s Century Tower Carillon, University Auditorium Organ Share Tradition, History

By on November 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:10 pm

Two University of Florida landmarks, UF Century Tower and University Auditorium, house UF’s most famous and influential instruments. Both share a long tradition and deep history.

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UF Event Addresses Human Trafficking Prevalence In Florida

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

The University of Florida partnered with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Thursday to bring a growing issue to light.

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Farmers Get ‘Smarter’ with New UF Apps

By on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, in conjunction with the University of Georgia, released the first three smart device applications of a larger project, to help farmers like those who run Citra’s Orange shop produce crops more efficiently.

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Student Veterans Find A Home at UF, Work to Advocate For In-State Tuition

By on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 11:44 am

As the nation celebrates veterans, student vets at the University of Florida finds a home in a new center just for them which opened in April. Some are also advocating for the support of pending bills to allow veterans to automatically receive in-state tuition rates.

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Gainesville’s Garbage Will Be On Parade

By on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm

Gainesville artists use repurposed trash to create floats for the University of Florida’s homecoming parade.

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What’s So Divisive About Candy Corn?

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm

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They’re white, orange and yellow, and these triangular shaped candies are perhaps some of the most divisive sweets ever created: candy corn.

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