Feb 08, 16

As I near the end of my undergraduate career, lots of young people — I guess “young-er people” would be more accurate — have come to me asking for advice.

“What should I do to get the most out of my time here at UF? Can you just give me some guidance?”

On the one hand, I’m...

Feb 05, 16

A health care reform expert told students and community members the government should provide health care Tuesday night.

Jonathan Oberlander, the chair of social medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, spoke about the positive and negative aspects of the Affordable...

Jan 28, 16

A former U.S. diplomat told students and community members America’s relations with Cuba could improve.

John Caulfield, the former chief of mission of the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, Cuba, spoke about the new trade relations between the U.S. and Cuba on Tuesday night. His speech,...

Jan 14, 16

Alachua County has already taken several steps to reduce contact between law enforcement and minority groups, but the statewide justice system needs serious reform, a panel of experts said Wednesday evening during a discussion on the University of Florida’s campus.

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Jan 13, 16

The League of Women Voters and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host a forum tonight on tensions between Alachua County’s diverse community and the legal system.

The event starts at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora on the University of Florida’s campus.

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Dec 02, 15

Reporters and political writers alike have struggled to make sense of the current presidential contest and the preliminary success of outsiders in both parties. Their overall conclusion is that voters are deeply dissatisfied with the current political environment and with those who are...

Oct 28, 15

When Celeste Mergens went on a Christian mission trip to a Kenyan orphanage in 2008, she found many of the young girls didn’t know what menstruation was.

Mergens, founder and CEO of international nonprofit organization Days for Girls International, will speak at the Bob Graham Center for...

Oct 21, 15

For former Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the approval of the Americans with Disabilities Act was a family matter.

In the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Tuesday night, Harkin described his role and investment in the act. He was its chief sponsor, and he shared family...

Oct 20, 15

A former senator instrumental in writing and passing the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act will speak at UF today.

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) will be in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. in honor of the act’s 25th anniversary, said Kevin...

Oct 19, 15

"To encourage literature and the arts is a duty which every good citizen owes to his country," —George Washington

October is National Arts and Humanities month and the University of Florida commemorated the occasion by hosting a Pop-Up Culture event on Oct. 14 in the Plaza of...

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