Gainesville Sun

Clif Cormier, B.S. Journalism 1962, passed away on Feb. 4 at age 98. Cormier retired from the Marine Corps at age 40 after serving in WWII and the Korean War. After earning his degree, he joined The Gainesville Sun and during his 22-year tenure worked as an education reporter, columnist…

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Posted: February 8, 2017

Carla Hotvedt, B.S. Journalism 1978, passed away on Jan. 14 at the age of 60. She was a photographer at The Gainesville Sun during an era that saw the newspaper’s photo staff produce work on par with much larger newspapers. She spent 12 years on the Sun’s photo staff and…

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Posted: February 8, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin was quoted in the article College Students Protest Donald Trump’s Deportation Plans published in the Gainesville Sun on Nov. 16. The article focused on recent demonstrations at UF and at college campuses around the country since the presidential election…

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Posted: November 17, 2016

  The Gainesville Sun featured UF College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin in a May 23, 2016 profile. In “A Story to Tell,” McFarlin focuses on the evolution of journalism and her quest to ensure students have a career path following graduation.

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Posted: May 23, 2016

“Camaraderie is Colorblind”, a panel discussion organized by the CJC’s 2016 Bateman Team, is featured in this February 22, 2016 story in The Gainesville Sun, “Veterans say military helped close racial divides.” Michael Leslie, associated professor of Telecommunication, was moderator of the discussion.

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Posted: February 23, 2016

Advertising junior Thomas Echezabal is featured in this October 6, 2015 story in The Gainesville Sun, “Post-Great Recession, many workers must find their own way.”

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Posted: October 8, 2015

Professor Emeritus Hank Conner is hosting his last radio call-in show, Conner Calling, on WUFT-FM on August 21, 2015. The Gainesville Sun features the occasion in the August 20, 2015 article, “Now 76, Hank Conner airs his last ‘Conner Calling’ show Friday.”

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Posted: August 20, 2015

Terry Anderson, who will join the College this Fall as an adjunct professor, is featured in this May 3, 2014 story in The Gainesville Sun, “Former hostage Terry Anderson, who will teach at UF, remains passionate about journalism.“

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Posted: May 6, 2014

Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert  is quoted in the February 18, 2014 story in The Gainesville Sun, “Group vows to keep fighting for atheist monument,” regarding legal issues surrounding a proposed atheist monument near the Levy County courthouse that is intended to counterbalance a Ten Commandments monument…

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Posted: February 18, 2014

The Gainesville Sun on January 11, 2014 published “Blackout rules keeping pro football fans in the dark,” an op-ed piece by Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication Clay Calvert.

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Posted: January 13, 2014