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University of Florida: White nationalists are not permanently barred

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University of Florida says it is not permanently barring a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer from speaking at its campus.

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Universities say new money helps with faculty, courses

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Florida universities are hiring more faculty, providing more scholarships and expanding course offerings and academic counseling with a $121 million boost in funding provided by the Legislature this year.

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Univ. of Florida denies white nationalist event

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The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his supporters vowed to file a court challenge.

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UF fraternity to close after charges of harrasing veterans

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A University of Florida fraternity chapter is shutting down after reports that some members recently harassed a group of wounded military veterans on vacation in Panama City Beach. The University of Florida and the national organization of Zeta Beta Tau announced it would close its UF chapter effective immediately, a result of misconduct allegations following the event. “I continue to be saddened and disappointed by the reported mistreatment and disrespect of our military veterans,” said UF President Kent Fuchs. “Our university…

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UF fraternity suspended after allegedly harassing veterans

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A University of Florida fraternity has been suspended after reports that some of its members harassed wounded military veterans vacationing recently in Panama City Beach. The Gainesville Sun reports that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity has been charged by the university with offenses including yelling and spitting at vets last weekend. UF said the university has charged the fraternity with “causing physical or other harm, obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft and damage to property.” An investigation by school officials is ongoing. Panama…

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