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GALLERY: Groundskeeping for the Gators

On Monday, Sept. 1, 24-year-old turf groundskeeper John Wagnon fertilizes the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium after UF’s opening game against Idaho was canceled on Saturday. The game was called after severe weather caused significant delays and left the field unsafe. Because of severe weather, the Florida Gators will not play …

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

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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Gearing up for hurricane season

Day two of the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando brought the head of the Federal Emergency Management Administration to speak with state and regional officials.  Craig Fugate, who was once the head of the Alachua County Emergency Operations Center, told those gathered today to forget the past, focus on the …

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