Tag Archives: University of Florida

Candlelight Vigil Brings Awareness to Discrimination After 9/11

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:30 am

Student organizations at the University of Florida organized a candlelight vigil in honor of Sept. 11 and the victims of the attacks thirteen years ago. These students shared their own stories of the backlash that followed the attacks.

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Student Demonstration Draws Attention to Police Brutality in U.S., Israel

By on September 10th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 6:32 pm

A demonstration was held Wednesday in Turlington Plaza on University of Florida’s campus by Students for a Democratic Society and Students for Justice in Palestine. The purpose was to draw attention to those killed by Israeli Defense Forces as well as police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Students Rally To Pledge ‘Solidarity’ After Campus Assaults

By on September 9th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

A plea for solidarity and strength rang out at the No Gator Walks Alone rally held in the Plaza of Americas at the University of Florida on Monday night. The event, which was planned in less than 24 hours, came [...]

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Female UF Students React to Recent Attacks

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 10, 2014 at 10:28 am

Female students at the University of Florida are reacting to the news of multiple assaults on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks. Some are questioning whether its safe to walk the grounds at night.

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UFPD, GPD to Increase Campus Police, Student Services Presence in Wake of Multiple Assaults

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida and Gainesville police departments will hold at press conference at 2 p.m. today to address multiple assaults reported on or near the UF campus in the past two weeks.

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‘Creepy, Nasty’ Videos, Spoof Facebook Page Lead to Investigation

By and on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 5, 2014 at 7:23 pm

The University of Florida and Florida State University police departments are working with the Boynton Beach Police Department to investigate a series of disturbing YouTube videos posted by Thomas Carney III of Boynton Beach. Carney may also be connected to a Facebook profile impersonating FSU student Kyle Leonard.

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UF Police Investigating Early Morning Assault Near Library

By on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 10:54 am

The University of Florida Police Department is investigating an assault that was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Friday in the Library West area of the Florida campus.

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GALLERY: Groundskeeping for the Gators

By on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 1:58 pm
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UF President Participates in ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.

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Saving Florida Orange Juice: The Search For A Cure For Citrus Greening – The Greening Series, Part 3

By on August 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: August 22, 2014 at 11:32 am

Nutrient supplements, root stock additives, genetic modification, heat therapies and a bacterial killer are just a few of the proposed solutions to what has been called the worst disease in history to hit Florida orange groves. Citrus greening, a bacterial [...]

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