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Posted: Friday, September 21, 2007 12:00 am

Don't Tase me, bro

Andrew Meyer, the UF student Tasered by University Police Officers, has garnered a lot of coverage from us over the past few days. We collected it all here to better tell the story.

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We didn't shoot it but you really need to see this (if you haven't already).

UF student Tasered at Kerry forum

By KIM WILMATH Andrew Meyer, a telecommunication senior and former Alligator columnist, was charged with a third-degree felony for resisting arrest with violence, according to a University Police Department report.

Protest attracts hundreds

By JESSICA DaSILVA Standing outside the University Police Department on Tuesday, about 300 sweat-drenched UF students demanded explanations for the Tasering of a student by UPD officers Monday.

Shocked: Using Taser on student was out of line

Editorial We are in utter disbelief about the events at Sen. John Kerry's speech Monday afternoon. It doesn't matter if we agree with Andrew Meyer's opinions, if he should have been led away from a microphone at the speech or even if he should have been arrested.

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Student Tasered during
Kerry's visit

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Andrew Meyer Arrest Reactions

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MORE STORIES

One Andrew Meyer didn't get Tasered or arrested on Monday. He wasn't even at Sen. John Kerry's speech.

By ILEANA MORALES on
September 19, 2007

Opinions bombarded the UF Office of University Relations after University Police Department officers Tasered telecommunication senior Andrew Meyer on Monday.

By APRIL DUDASH on
September 19, 2007

A memorial for a Gainesville police officer on the 34th Street Wall has been covered with the now-infamous words "DONT TASE ME BRO."

By APRIL DUDASH on
September 20, 2007

Cartoon Coverage

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