A man set fire to a stack of newspapers early Thursday morning in the back of the delivery van for the Independent Florida Alligator.
The chairman of the UF Board of Trustees, Carlos Alfonso, announced his resignation Friday.
In a statement, Alfonso said he has withdrawn his application for reappointment, which would have needed approval from Gov. Rick Scott.
At around noon Monday, about 200 students circled the Computer Sciences and Engineering building. With stretched-out arms and hands held tight, they shouted, “Save CISE.”
The UF Board of Trustees approved issuing $50 million in bonds Wednesday for the expansion only.
State lawmakers will vote on a bill that would grant each university's board of trustees the power to increase a student fee by up to $2 per year.
The Florida Legislature has approved a bill that would allow UF and Florida State University to raise tuition more than 15 percent a year.
Administrators discussed creating a way for students to anonymously report hazing incidents to authorities Monday.
Eric Barron, president of Florida State University, and UF President Bernie Machen speak before the higher education committee of the Florida House of Representatives on Friday morning.
Jose Soto, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in food and resource economics, 31, left, and anthropology junior Robbey Hayes, 22, right, lead a group of about 60 protesters to Emerson Alumni Hall, where the UF Board of Trustees met Thursday. They rallied against tuition and fees increases.