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State bill could eliminate gender studies, grant hiring power to trustees

If passed, House Bill 999 would ban the instruction of gender studies and critical race theory, give hiring powers to each state university board of trustees and allow them to call post-tenure review at any time for any purpose. It would also prohibit any campus programs or activities that say people are discriminated against because of their race, sex or national origin.

Guest speaker Giancarlo Esposito, a 64-year-old actor best known for his role in "Breaking Bad," addresses the crowd of UF students and faculty before an interview conducted by Ted Spiker, chair of the UF department of journalism, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023.

Giancarlo Esposito speaks at UF on Valentine’s Day

The 64-year-old actor, director and producer spoke with Ted Spiker, UF College of Journalism chair, and implored students to stick with what inspires them. During the event, hosted by UF Accent Speakers Bureau, he asked that students not only make their dreams happen, but invite them to happen. 

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