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Activists determined to have Bill Young’s name removed from USF building

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Members from the Tampa Bay chapter of Students for a Democratic Society aren’t backing down from their call that USF President Judy Genshaft change the name of C.W. Bill Young Hall. Activists want the late Pinellas County congressman’s name removed from the building that houses the USF ROTC program over Young’s involvement with the Johns Committee in the early 1960s. The group worked to identify gay students and faculty on the USF campus and other public universities in Florida. In…

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Tuition going up for Florida students

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From Florida News Service: Florida public university students will pay on average an additional $532 in tuition and fees for the upcoming school year that begins in the fall, the university system’s board of governors determined Friday. The university governing board approved a 15 percent tuition increase for the 11 universities Friday, bringing Florida’s public university tuition more in line with the national average. The Legislature had already approved an 8 percent tuition increase, but the board tacked on an…

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