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Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Peyton Harris

Staff Writer

Peyton Harris is a first-year English major and the News Assistant for The Alligator. She is also a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and spends her free time re-listening to Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers and binging Criminal Minds.


U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, returned to UF campus Tuesday to be interviewed by the Board of Trustees. If selected, Sasse will succeed President Kent Fuchs as UF’s 13th president. 
BEN SASSE

A look ahead at Ben Sasse’s presidential ascension

In the coming months, Sasse is expected to be confirmed by the Florida Board of Governors, resign from his seat in the Senate and become officially installed as UF’s 13th president. Sasse was unanimously confirmed by the Board of Trustees Nov. 1, including a controversial vote by Student Body President Lauren Lemasters that has led to an impeachment resolution filed against her in the Student Senate. 

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UF Mexican-American Student Association hosts annual Día de los Muertos celebration

Día de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday where relatives honor the spirits of deceased relatives. It’s believed that upon death, people travel to the Land of the Dead, or Chicunamictlán — from there,  they embark on a seven-year journey to their final resting place. It marks efforts to help the deceased on their journey to that resting place and is celebrated during the first and second days of November. 

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