Each year, students at four-year institutions pay an average of more than $1,200 on textbooks they may not even use. A program at UF is lowering this cost — and unnecessary purchases — one orange apple badge at a time.Affordable UF, an initiative that was piloted this Summer and will officially be launched this Fall, shows students which courses require materials that cost $20 or less per credit hour. Classes that meet this requirement get an orange-colored apple badge on their textbook requirement page.
Adler Garfield said he remembers watching the news after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. The 19-year-old hoped it would never happen to his community, but it did Feb. 14.
A marble obelisk stands in St. Augustine, Florida, honoring and holding the remains of Confederate general William Loring, who spent his early life in St. Augustine and was considered a “local hero” for his military contributions.
Viviane Charlestin remembers wearing a red dress when her family drove to West Palm Beach on a hot day in 2003.
It’s been awhile since Heavan Papendick became a sexual assault survivor. She found a way to use her experiences to help others when she started volunteering for the Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center in 2016.
What was once a pair of plain white walls across from the media center at Joseph Williams Elementary School is now a colorful piece of art that symbolizes collaboration, creativity and empowerment.