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13th Annual Fast-A-Thon Benefits Local and National Charities

Islam on Campus hosted its 13th annual Fast-A-Thon at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Tuesday and rewarded about 700 attendants with a free meal. The event featured guest speaker Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy and will benefit Project Downtown Gainesville, a local charity, and Islamic Relief USA with a goal of benefiting Nepal earthquake survivors.

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The Billing and Collections Office’s Move To City Hall Expected to Complicate Parking

An already stressful process is about to get more complicated now that the City of Gainesville Billing and Collections Office, formerly located at the Thomas Center, moved to City Hall. Now the hundreds of students looking for neighborhood parking decals every year will have to worry about getting a parking ticket while they wait in an hours-long line for the decal that allows them to park.

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Gator Band Will No Longer Use Penalty Chant

Florida Gators football

During this past Saturday's Tennessee game, Gator fans expected a cue from the band to play a familiar chant, "You Can't Do That." However, complaints about the chant morphing into "Move Back You Suck," has forced the University Athletic Association to ask the band to no longer play the tune to accompany it. The change has garnered complaints from UF students who see the chant as tradition, but applause from those who viewed it as vulgar and unsportsmanlike.

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