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Students Run Colored in Orange and Blue

[jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20140226GatorRun.mp4″ html5_file=”http://fms01.jou.ufl.edu/wuftnews/20140226GatorRun.mp4″ image=”http://www.wuft.org/videoupdates/files/2012/10/WUFT-Generic-Logo_final-854×480.png”] Clouds of orange and blue cornstarch rained down on more than 1,000 University of Florida students and some members of the Gainesville community as they ran through Fraternity Row, leaving Flavet Field behind them. The runners participated in the second annual Gator Run 5K on Saturday. …

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Skydiving Student Hopes To Land On Feet Month After Accident

Raquel Rizkalla's 10th skydive jump ended in severe injury when she failed to properly steer her parachute for landing. The 19-year-old UF sophomore hit a metal fence, causing broken ribs, a shattered pelvis and a broken femur. A month later, the teen looks forward to jumping again even though she can't currently walk.

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