Driving down Archer or Newberry roads will take about 15 to 20 minutes longer thanks to construction beginning next week, said Gina Busscher, Florida Department of Transportation spokeswoman.
The smell of grilled hamburgers and hot dogs wafted through the air on a strong breeze. Barefoot children played football while a live band entertained an audience sprawled on lawn chairs and beach towels.
Students arrive at UF with plans to eventually become successful and maybe even change the world once they earn their degrees.
This story is the first in a three-part series on the trend of "going green."