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Saturday, April 17, 2021

In memory of Troyanna Hamm

Antwuan Hamm organized a balloon release at the Alachua County Schools bus yard on August 7 in honor of his mother, Troyanna Hamm. Troyanna was a driver for Alachua County Public Schools for 27 years and passed away from COVID-19 in 2020. 

Click here to read more about Troyanna's life and the impact she had on the community.

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Three years after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., UF students and Gainesville residents gather at the Plaza of the Americas to remember and honor victims on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.

GAINESVILLE REMEMBERS PARKLAND SHOOTING VICTIMS

Three years after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., UF students and Gainesville residents gather at the Plaza of the Americas to remember and honor victims on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021.


THE CORNER OF SUPPORT - For panhandlers like Mike and Sheldon, their days of standing on Gainesville’s medians may be coming to an end. City officials concerned about pedestrian safety have proposed rules banning people from standing that close to traffic while soliciting donations. Mike and Sheldon share the intersection at SW 13th Street and SW 16th Avenue to make ends meet. Despite the hard times, they count on each other for friendship and support. Photos by Kasamba Kokayi, 21, a former UF journalism major who graduated in December 2020.

The Corner of Support

THE CORNER OF SUPPORT - For panhandlers like Mike and Sheldon, their days of standing on Gainesville’s medians may be coming to an end. City officials concerned about pedestrian safety have proposed rules banning people from standing that close to traffic while soliciting donations. Mike and Sheldon share the intersection at SW 13th Street and SW 16th Avenue to make ends meet. Despite the hard times, they count on each other for friendship and support. Photos by Kasamba Kokayi, 21, a former UF journalism major who graduated in December 2020.


A collection of photos from the beginning of Spring 2021 to today

SPRING 2021

A collection of photos from the beginning of Spring 2021 to today


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