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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. 


UF President Ben Sasse makes an appearance at the Orange and Blue football game Thursday, April 13, 2023. This is one of the few public appearances Sasse has made after taking office Feb. 3.
NEWS  |  CAMPUS UF ADMINISTRATION

Sasse’s semester of selective silence

Since UF President Ben Sasse took office in early February, he’s been selective about his public appearances. But behind the scenes in Tigert Hall, his first semester in Florida has featured a complicated state legislative session, a potential graduate campus in Jacksonville and meetings with faculty leaders.


Protestors for transgender access to healthcare gather at the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street to begin a march toward the Student Health Care Center where some will perform an “inject-in” of HRT Friday, April 7, 2023.
NEWS  |  CAMPUS STUDENT LIFE

UF ‘inject-in’ protest shows support for gender-affirming care

UF’s LGBTQ+ community and allies swarmed the UF Student Health Care Center April 7 for an inject-in to protest the DeSantis administration’s gender-affirming care audit and legislation like House Bill 1421 and Senate Bill 254. During the protest, a group of demonstrators participated in an “inject-in,” where they injected themselves with hormone replacement therapy treatment. 



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