UF officials monitoring campus safety concerns
The University of Florida is fielding parent concerns about recent assaults near campus. WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says the University is working to ensure the safety and comfort of both students and parents.
Despite University efforts, some students are still concerned for their safety. UF student Shannon Howell says she feels scared because the assault happened near her house.
Howell says she thinks authorities are doing the best they can.
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