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Wednesday, June 19, 2024


Akshat Pant (left) and Nishant Nagururu (right) promote Candor, an app that connects UF students to Student Government, at the Curtis M. Phillips Center on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2023.

UF students create app to connect Student Government with student body

Akshat Pant, a 20-year-old UF computer science junior, and Nishant Nagururu, a 19-year-old UF computer science sophomore, had a vision to design an application streamlining students’ connection with SG. The app is called Candor — meaning open, honest and sincere. Pant and Nagururu picked the name after realizing they wanted to make an app providing those qualities to the student body. 


UF says goodbye to oldest campus tree

UF’s first resident wasn’t a person, but a tree. Sprouting before the university was founded, a longleaf pine near Keene-Flint Hall has watched UF grow into what it is today. In April, the tree was declared dead. 


Pinned plans: Pivotal architecture showcase returns to campus

The secret scene of organized chaos, accented with lonely Exacto knives and abandoned t-squares scattered across the atrium’s cement floor, may be unfamiliar to many UF students. But every Spring, second-year architecture majors face PIN UP, a daunting task that determines if they continue in UF’s architecture program. 

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