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Social-Emotional Program Aims To Reduce Bullying

At A. Quinn Jones Exceptional Student Center, every student uses seventh period for social-emotional learning. Designed to help reduce bullying, the class is the first regularly scheduled class of its kind in Gainesville. Students take the time to learn how to better communicate with peers and resolve social conflicts through self-awareness, …

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Book Lovers Celebrate Banned Books Week

Annual Banned Books Week from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 was celebrated at UF in the Plaza of the Americas on Thursday. Students read literature aloud from different authors who's work has been challenged in public schools. The goal for Banned Books Week is to celebrate the liberty to read.

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UF Student Travels To Morocco For Language Aspect

UF international studies senior Gillian Shaw spent her summer in the North African country of Morocco, a trip she said was to gain experience in Arabic, Spanish and French. Shaw shares the story of her linguistic journey and her experience traveling abroad, which included having to eat American fast-food restaurant McDonald's more than she expected.

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