Amid fellow UF graduates with decorated caps and flags of their country of origin, Juan Esteban Zapata strolled onto the O’Connell Center’s jumbotron with a white sheet.
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An estimated 2,500 graduates of the more than 7,000 who ordered regalia attended the hour and a half university-wide commencement at the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday, said UF spokesperson Steve Orlando. The ceremony featured a speech from bestselling author James Patterson and a new tradition of singing Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down.”
The Swamp Restaurant at 1642 W University Ave. will stay open despite new construction around it.
A former Oak View Middle School, located in Newberry, teacher was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for child sex trafficking.
Teachers are closer to being able to carry a gun in classrooms after the Florida Senate passed a bill Tuesday.
Virginia Brissette Hirshik wanted one thing during a Tuesday night neighborhood meeting: an apology from Alachua County Animal Services Director Ed Williams.
The "world’s most dangerous bird" attacked and killed a man in the backyard of his Alachua County home.
Alachua County residents have asked the County Commission to respond to a slew of dog attacks since September. They finally got a change on Tuesday.
The Alachua County Commission made a motion to bring a single-use plastic and Styrofoam ban to a public hearing next week.
Chapstick, portable chargers, tennis balls and costumes. These are some of the things that Madison Gore brought with her to Dance Marathon Saturday.
Seven veterans dressed in military combat uniforms and camouflage face paint walked one by one into the center of a field.
Six months. Five dog attacks. No action from local government. Yet.
An argument over how to make doughnuts lead to a stabbing behind a Krispy Kreme Wednesday night, police said.
A woman and her dog were attacked by a pack of dogs Friday in the same neighborhood an emotional support dog was mauled.
More money, more problems became the reality for Natwaina Clark, who allegedly spent stolen city funds on a Brazilian butt lift.
“Oh s---” is what a man said when the woman he allegedly raped woke up.
An accomplice in a shooting that followed the Richard Spencer rally at UF in 2017 was sentenced to five years in prison Monday.
An 18-year-old man accused of holding the wrong teenager at gunpoint after a high school fight was arrested Friday.
A Gainesville man was accused of having 211 grams of marijuana in a U.S. Postal Service box.
Flowers and pink and white balloons decorated the walls covered in drawings of vicious panthers, skulls and crossbones and pin-up girls at Death or Glory Tattoo Parlour Saturday.