Gainesville’s City Commission approved a motion to lead a lawsuit opposing Gov. DeSantis’ controversial HB 1 law, known as the “anti-riot law,” Thursday night.
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A year ago, the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement reverberated around the world. Petitions, social media campaigns and demonstrations called for attention to racial equality within local law enforcement and university campuses. Now, The Alligator is checking in on how much progress has been made in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville shut down Grog House, a popular bar frequented by students 18 and older, after the floor was determined to be unstable and in danger of collapsing Wednesday.
Gainesville is one step closer to permanently allowing the consumption of alcohol in public.
Gainesville’s city hall was evacuated before the regular city commission meeting July 15 after chemical fumes leaked into its ventilation system.
Protestors sprawled across the corner of West University Avenue and Northwest 13th Street July 16.
Pineridge residents gathered the morning of July 10 to voice concerns about notices to vacate their homes that appeared in some mailboxes last week.
The Gainesville community gathered at the Historic Thomas Center at 302 NE Sixth Ave. on Thursday to host a conversation about gun violence.
Gainesville’s City Commission unanimously passed a motion June 14 that will notify residents of any future land development updates.
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Florida’s state budget June 2, approving $101 billion to distribute across the state.
Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe is working to implement a program that would give guaranteed income to formerly incarcerated people in Gainesville following their release.
Residents of Suburban Heights successfully thwarted plans to build drive-thru businesses behind the neighborhood. But now, they’re worried about the potential for a large housing unit to go up instead.
Gainesville’s City Commission approved a motion that will allow two nonprofits and the city attorney to draft a formal complaint against Florida’s House Bill 1. The complaint could lead to a lawsuit that would challenge the bill in court.
Gov. DeSantis signed an executive order invalidating local emergency COVID-19 orders requiring masks and social distancing around the state, but Alachua County will not be affected by the change.
While the number of UF admits keeps growing, Black, Hispanic and Native American admits saw subtle decreases this year.
Next year, UF will tear down a recreational complex students use for its size and proximity to campus to make room for more honors housing.
More than 30 people marched from Norman Field to Tigert Hall as the sun set Thursday with a banner that read “End Workplace Exploitation For All.”
April Fools' Day: President Fuchs announces artificial intelligence will replace faculty across campus
In a series of videos UF posted on April Fools’ Day, UF President Kent Fuchs fired himself and the rest of UF’s administrative staff, leaving decisions up to the software of UF’s artificially intelligent supercomputer.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis expanded the eligibility of COVID-19 vaccines to people 40 years or older starting March 29 and those 18 and older starting April 5.
Antonio Farias, UF’s first Chief Diversity Officer, who oversees diversity and inclusion efforts, left his post Sunday.