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UF students rally this week for lower tuition rates

Aside from the university’s plan for education reform, this week starts off “Stop Tuition Hikes” week around the University of Florida. The movement started with the formation of the Gator Student Alliance, which is made up of over 22 different student groups around the University. GSA Member Robbey Hayes says he expects …

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Legendary NPR journalist Carl Kasell speaks tonight at UF

The legendary NPR Morning Edition newscaster and current scorekeeper and judge of “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” is in Gainesville today. Carl Kasell will speak at the University Auditorium on the UF campus tonight at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo sat down to …

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Occupy Gainesville to join with Occupy UF Wednesday on the Plaza of the Americas

The occupy Gainesville movement is joining hands with Occupy UF for a series of events on Wednesday (today).  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy McLarty reports, organizers of these Occupy movements want people to exercise their first amendement rights. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/OccupyUFWrapFINAL.mp3] (News sources:  Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Professor and Director, Clay Calvert and Occupy Gainesville Media Group …

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UF President Bernie Machen gives state of the University of address

University of Florida President Bernie Machen delivered his annual State of the University Address this afternoon before the UF Faculty Senate. President Machen discussed the diversity on campus, UF’s progress in trying to restore the 3% reduction from state employee salaries, and initiative to re-examine and renew UF’s graduate programs. …

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UF campus advisory focuses on campus safety

With the start of classes at the University of Florida, talks about campus safety and the reduction of security risks begin as well. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with UF’s Public and Environmental Safety Assistant Vice-President Linda Stump about a new campus-wide advisory sent by the University of Florida Police Department …

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Annual event at University of Florida called off

It’s been an annual event each fall. The annual University of Florida Joint Civic Luncheon, which was to promote town-gown relations, will not be held this year. The luncheon traditionally featured the UF President and the head football coach as speakers. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says although many have looked …

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