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April 7, 2012

BugFest crawls its way onto campus

UF’s Entomology Club held its second annual BugFest Open House at Charles Steimetz Hall on the south side of campus. The event was aimed at promoting entomology and recruiting students to join the fascinating major of studying insects. About 500 seemingly confused students and Gainesville residents showed up on Wednesday to see the little critters.... MORE »

March 29, 2012

Escaped prisoner caught on campus

Darius Phillips, 20, was arrested on the 1400 block of SW 42nd Street on Wednesday morning around 8:30 am on charges of domestic battery and grand theft auto. Phillips was sitting in the car of an officer who was just finishing a midnight shift. Officers were planning to escort him to a different car and... MORE »

March 19, 2012

Fan shop to be transformed into bar

This summer, the popular fan shop, Gator Shop, will be remodeled into a modern bar. The family-owned store closed on March 4 but they plan on re-opening another one on Archer or Newberry Road. JD Chester, the owner of Munchies 420 Café, will be subleasing the property that will eventually become the new bar known... MORE »

March 1, 2012

Beware of fake Angry Birds application

The Android market has recently been open to scamming involving the popular Angry Birds application. UF’s Office of Information and Security Compliance issued a warning on February 14 to inform students that fake applications of the game could steal banking, shopping, and contact information. A victim of the scam, freshman Dylan Lucas, believes this sort... MORE »