This fall’s election has 50 candidates run on Impact Party's ticket and 43 candidates ran under Inspire Party's ticket, according to a list of candidates provided by Supervisor of Elections Henry Fair. This election more contested seats than Fall 2017 elections when 42 seats had multiple candidates.
Sports boys and sports girls, it is time.
Survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida arrived at the state's Capitol on Wednesday demanding gun reform.
Voting for Student Government elections starts today. Polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. today and Wednesday at 11 locations across campus.
This is the first time three black UF students are running for Student Body president.
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After Week 3 left us with more questions than answers (Was UF’s win vs. Tennessee a fluke? What really qualifies as a “Hail Mary?” Will freshman DB McArthur Burnett ever get tired of flipping off opposing fans?), the Gators leave behind palm trees for bluegrass as they take on the Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington on Saturday. Kentucky hasn’t beaten Florida in 30 years, since Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, and way before Nirvana. What would be more impressive than UK snapping the streak? One of our picks competitors going 8-for-8. But before we meet our pickers, let’s have alligatorSports writers Ian Cohen and Dylan Dixon give us an in-depth breakdown of one of the games we’ll be watching this weekend (if there are no other games on): Ball State @ Western Kentucky.
Hurricane Irma may have gotten Florida’s home opener against the star-studded Northern Colorado Bears canceled this weekend, but nothing is ever strong enough to interfere with an alligatorSports weekly picks column.
Jim McElwain is under a lot of pressure at the beginning of his third season. He has to deal with the pressure of starting quarterback Feleipe Franks, a redshirt freshman who’s never thrown a pass in a college football game. He also has to deal with the pressure of going up against Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines without his star running back, Jordan Scarlett, and star receiver, Antonio Callaway, who have been suspended for disciplinary issues.
There you have it, Gators fans.