Tag Archives: disability

Weathering the storm: Homeless Micanopy couple spent two hurricanes in a tent

Of the thousands of motorists who drive southbound Interstate 75 every day, hundreds take the Exit 374 ramp toward Micanopy, and they all pass Sharon James and Tim Rader. James and Rader have been “off and on” homeless for over 20 years and have been in Florida since 2016. They spend their days panhandling at the exit and return to their tent in the woods at night, where they weathered Hurricane Ian and Tropical Storm Nicole. 

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The Point, Nov. 2, 2022: UF selects Sasse as next president

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • Fresh Take Florida: UF selects Sasse as its next president; conservative U.S. senator pledges ‘political celibacy.’ “The University of Florida on Tuesday formally selected Ben Sasse as its next president, setting aside …

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UF clinic provides treatment for long COVID symptoms

When 22-year-old Callen Camp got COVID in August 2021, she said it was the sickest she’s ever been.  By the time the University of Florida English senior was able to return to class, she said her brain was “muddy and slow.” Camp is among the nearly 1 in 5 U.S. adults who develop long COVID after experiencing COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The UF Health COVID Restore Clinic treats the common symptoms of long COVID.

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The Point, June 20, 2022: A Florida Education Association Is Pushing Back On The State’s New “Anti-Woke” Law

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News: Florida higher education union decries new ‘anti-WOKE’ law. “In the wake of an anti-WOKE legislative session distinguished by controversial education bills, one Florida union representing university faculty members is pushing …

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