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Two Flagler Rescue Crews and 11 Sheriff’s Deputies Heading to Alachua as Part of Emergency Over Supremacist’s Event

| October 17, 2017

Flagler County’s paramedics and deputies are part of a larger public safety response to prevent a Charlottesville-like degradation ahead of white supremacist Richard Spencer’s UF speech on Thursday.

In Defeat for Florida Carry Inc., Court Upholds UF Policy Banning Guns in University Housing

| October 30, 2015

The appeals court rejected Florida Carry’s argument that the Legislature provided for gun possession in dorms as it does in homes. That leaves it up to lawmakers to change. There’s been movement in that direction.

Court Will Hear Argument That Guns Should Be Allowed at UF Dorms as They Are At Home

| July 7, 2015

A circuit judge ruled against Florida Carry Inc.’s argument last year that people have a legal right to possess firearms at University of Florida housing just as they do in their homes.

UF and FSU Get New Presidents, Flagler Loses Sen. Thrasher, Special Election Next

| November 7, 2014

The Board of Governors unanimously ratified Thrasher’s and Kent Fuchs’s appointments. Thrasher’s resignation is expected to set off a feeding frenzy in a special election for what may turn into a Senate seat and two House seats.

The Other University Presidency: UF Selects Kent Fuchs, Cornell Provost and Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

| October 15, 2014

Kent Fuchs’s resume includes six years at Purdue University, where he was head of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and little more than a decade at the University of Illinois, where he was a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Coordinated Science Laboratory.

Gator Shame: Why I’m Relieved My Daughter Won’t Be Attending the University of Florida

| May 20, 2012

Athletics aside, Florida doesn’t take its public universities and public schools seriously, making it difficult for top students to stay here–or for the state to depend on more than tourist ghettoes, sunbathing spreads and Medicare colonies.

Contending With a $300 Million Cut, Florida Universities Find Insufficient Funds in Reserves

| May 10, 2012

State universities, including UCF and the University of Florida, are considering reductions beyond spending down reserves, the solution favored by the Legislature in debate over the plan this past winter.

Gov. Scott Vetoes Bill Calling For Unlimited Tuition Increases at UF and Florida State

| April 28, 2012

Gov. Rick Scott’s tuition bill veto rejects pleas of higher education and business officials who said steeper tuition would make the schools more competitive. The veto underscores Scott’s emphasis on holding down the cost of living in the state.

To Ward Off Senility, Make That Bed: UF Researchers’ Advice to the Medicare Generation

| August 11, 2011

University of Florida researchers have used laboratory-based methods to objectively measure the amount of energy older adults use up as they go about their daily activities. Activity means less senility.

Tuition Increases Another 15% at Florida Universities, Up 130% in 10 Years; Aid Drops

| June 23, 2011

Tuition will approach $6,000 next year. For Flagler County’s 750-some students attending college on Bright Futures scholarships, that aid will cover barely half the bill, after covering it in full just a few years ago.

FPC Graduate Kristen Hadeed’s Student Maid Co. Tapped for ABC TV’s “Extreme Makeover”

| January 5, 2011

Kristen Hadeed, a 2006 FPC graduate, built Student Maid, a Gainesville-based cleaning service, from scratch in the last two years. A crew of 30 will donate its time to ABC’s “Extreme Makeover” shoot in Clay County later this month.

Stetson University and Flagler College Rank Well, Florida Does Not in Higher Ed Survey

| August 17, 2010

Regional successes aside, Florida’s flagship universities did poorly when ranked against other national public and private universities.

What If Tim Tebow Had Been Aborted?

| January 31, 2010

By linking abortion with a life fully lived, Tebow is pretending to tell us something about the mysteries of life’s origins that nobody knows — not Tebow, not Pope Benedict, not Stephen Hawking, not my pet ferret, if I had one.

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