September 14, 1962 - UF traffic officials say parking on campus is not a problem. One official notes two lots behind Hume and Rawlings halls, which, he says, are filled to 25 percent of capacity on most days. For any parking inconveniences, he points to students who prefer to park in already overflowing lots.
I spent my Saturdays last fall like everyone else: sweaty, jorts-clad and leaping into the arms of my buddies every time the Gators scored a touchdown. It was a great time. I mean, heck, we had to do something to get through another week of lectures. But there were times before, during and after the games when I would look around horrified - horrified at my fellow students who were stomping all over what I had previously thought was the reputation of southern universities.
The locals come for their mail and a place to get out of the sun. Out-of-towners come to show knee-high passengers the life their great-granddaddies once knew.
In the past year, 12 of the 46 eateries at UF violated state and county health codes, according to inspections by the County Health Department.
They’ve always told Les Payne “No.”
He could have been an industrial engineer. Like his father, he could have worked for NASA. Instead, Marlow Gates sits wrapping twine around the end of a broom handle with a grin on his face.
Tucker Obie McCarty, a UF student from St. Augustine, died Saturday night in Columbia County when his truck swerved off the road and flipped. He was 21 years old.