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UF's Volunteers for International Affairs, which is known as VISA, holds an annual international month, including a talent show highlighting the diverse cultures shared among UF students. The show took place March 12, 2015 in the O'Connell Center.
Lauren Kates and her teammate Rachel Bouchillon are representing UF at the World University Championships in Poland on July 4 to July 6. It is the only big, world event for college archery students, and Kates and Bouchillon are the first UF students to make the U.S. team. Check out our full story: http://bit.ly/1o2cPpT
The Friends of the Library Book Sale occurred from Saturday to Wednesday. More than 700,000 items — including books, CDs and artwork — were on sale at the Friends of the Library Bookhouse, 430 N. Main St. All items were 10 cents on Wednesday.
Skydivers from across the country gathered at Palatka Municipal Airport for UF's 16th annual collegiate boogie over the weekend. The three day event was hosted by Skydive Palatka and the Falling Gators.
Gator alumnus and local jazz pianist Jaime Hinckson hosted a night of live reggae and jazz music Sunday night at Rockeys Piano Bar in downtown Gainesville. The concert debuted Hinckson's album "Take Flight" to a crowd of about 100 people.
Anthony Rue is the owner of Volta Coffee, Tea and Chocolate in Gainesville, Fla. Rue has certified to judge for the World Barista Competition and will head to Rimini, Italy in the spring for the World Barista Championship.
University of Florida Wakeboard Club members Kenny Nguyen, a 20-year-old mechanical and aerospace engineering sophomore, and Aaron Alanguilan, a 20-year-old mechanical engineering major, share their thoughts on wake skating, wake boarding, and the club.The club had its first practice on Friday since winning the Southeast USA Wakeboard Collegiate Regionals, held at Lake Wauburg on Nov. 16 and 17.
Volaticus Aerial Dance club will host its fall showcase 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Nadine McGuire Dance Pavilion. Aerial dance incorporates acrobatics, classical dance and equipment that is hung from the ceiling. The showcase will highlight 11 individual performances and two group pieces. It's free and open to the public.
Artists of various forms came together for the first annual Art and Bass creative collaboration festival Saturday. The all day event was held at the JAM in downtown Gainesville. The festival also helped to raise money for the Gainesville Art Collective and B.E. Easy Scholarship Fund for addiction and open dialog.
Showing appreciation for teachers can be difficult in college. The Campus Diplomats want to make it easier for students to offer thanks by giving them the opportunity to send a thank you note and a small gift to their teachers or teaching assistants.
Sigma Lambda Beta hosted CPR Awareness Day, a national philanthropy in remembrance of Victor Correa. The event was co-sponsored by Gator Savers and Gator CPR.