Honor Apples remind students of UF tradition, the honor code

Joe Garron vividly remembers the wooden bins that offered up red apples to UF students throughout the day.

“You get a little hungry when you’re walking from class to class,” said Garron, a 1957 UF alumnus.

In the 1950s, students paid 5 cents when they took an apple from one of the unsupervised bins, and they were expected to report those who stole, a tradition known as Honor Apples.

Today, the Florida Cicerones are flashing back to the ‘50s.

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