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Kosher for Passover Food at Gator Dining

UF Hillel is thrilled to partner with Gator Dining to bring kosher for Passover food as well as food that is made with out bread products to students in a convenient way this year. Check out Gator Dining’s website for more information!

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Annual Spring Pazeni Sauti Africa Choir Concert

On Sunday, April 20, the Pazeni Sauti Africa Choir will be presenting their annual spring concert at the University Auditorium. The concert will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Please come join them for an evening filled with music, song, and dance from Africa. You will not want [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Take Back the Night: A March and Rally to End Sexual Violence

GatorWell, STRIVE, Office of Victim Services, LGBT Affairs, and Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center are holding the annual Take Back the Night: A March and Rally to End Sexual Violence on Thursday, April 3, 2014 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Plaza of Americas with kickoff remarks.  At 6 p.m., participants will [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 31, 2014.

Women Across Cultures

Although women, as a collective group, have experienced various forms of oppression throughout history, women from various cultures have faced unique lived experiences. Come learn about these unique lived experiences and the various journeys of a Muslim woman, Jewish woman, Black woman, White woman, Hispanic woman, and a Trans* woman to achieve personal and professional [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 24, 2014.

Pride Awareness Month and Women’s History Month present: Laverne Cox “Ain’t I a Woman? My Journey to Womanhood”

On Monday, March 24, Pride Awareness Month and Women’s History Month at the University of Florida are proud to present acclaimed actress from the popular Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” and inspiring trans* rights activist, Laverne Cox.
The event starts at 7 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 24, 2014.

Slow Art Day 2014

Does art ever seem intimidating or confusing to you? Do you feel as if you don’t quite grasp the concept of art, but you want to learn more? Consider participating in Slow Art Day 2014. This free global event fosters a richer, more fulfilling experience through viewing art slowly. Slow Art Day will be hosted [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 17, 2014.

Oral History Program Presents: Scott Camil – Resistance & Liberation

Vietnam War veteran and political activist Scott Camil will
speak to community members and students about the release of the new Samuel
Proctor Oral History Program Gainesville 8 Collection on March 12 from 12:50 to
1:40 p.m. at UF’s Ustler Hall Atrium.

This event is being organized by the Samuel Proctor Oral
History Program and co-sponsored by the UF Women’s [...]

Filed under Academic, Cultural on March 10, 2014.

Mugs with Menches

Join UF Hillel for music and mug painting at the Reitz Union! Painting will take place on Thursday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Reitz Union Arts and Crafts Center located in the basement of the union. Contact arts@ufhillel.org with questions.

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 24, 2014.

Society of Women Engineers Mr. Engineer 2014 Pageant

Join the Society of Women Engineers on Friday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium to witness the ultimate battle for the title of Mr. Engineer 2014. The pageant is an evening of lighthearted, fun and entertaining competition that brings together students across all majors and years. There will be prizes, performances, comedy, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Student Organizations on February 17, 2014.

Pride Student Union Presents: Sexxx Week 2014

Sexxx Week 2014 is officially here. Starting on Monday, Feb. 17, the Pride Student Union will be holding its first annual series of events devoted to an inclusive celebration of sex. From an open forum on safe sex practices to a presentation hosted by a queer adult film star, events will promote a safe and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Student Organizations on February 17, 2014.