After receiving two non-specific bomb threat phone calls Santa Fe College officials closed the campus and cancelled all classes for the evening. Santa Fe Police investigated the threats and found no device on college property.
Eve Thompson is a third-year journalism major covering Santa Fe. In the past, Eve was a News Assistant on the university desk. When she’s not submitting public records requests or staring at a blank Google doc, Eve can be found on a boat, usually listening to 70s music.
There are 13 fewer positive total cases since last week, a decrease of about 31%. There were thirteen less student cases and three less positive employee cases, a decrease of 60%.
Dr. Mona Ashour is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Santa Fe College, teaching Santa Feu2019s African humanities class as well as its world religions class. And she will stay in Gainesville for the academic year.
The college opened a total of 130 COVID-19 case investigations from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, including 110 student investigations and 20 employee investigations.
All proceeds from the auction will help fund animal care at the zoo.
The total number of reported positive cases from students since March 2020 is now 839
Out of the university’s 98 rape reports since 2015, more than 46% happened in or near residence halls and facilities, according to data from the UF’s Crime Log, a record of campus crimes reported to UF Police Department and Campus Security Authorities.
UF’s melt rate, the rate of students who rescind their commitment to the college, is 2-3%, according to Tammy Aagard, associate vice president for enrollment management — a number significantly lower than the national average of 10-20%. Aagard also said UF’s melt rate has been similarly low in previous years.