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Gainesville violin maker brings joy to beginners and experts alike

By on May 18th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:34 am

In an age where nearly everything people consume and enjoy comes off the factory line, it’s rare to find something made by hand.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore met with Gainesville violin maker Jan van Rooyen on the blind beauty of sound [...]

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Hamlet one-act plays takes to the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre stage

By on May 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:18 am

Why “take thee to a nunnery,” when you can take yourself to a play? Shakespeare will be making a stop in Gainesville, with a fresh take on a 450 year old classic. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore met with [...]

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Senator Nelson has open dialogue with UF students on rising rate of college loans

By on April 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:37 am

  U.S. Democratic Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson is in Gainesville this afternoon for a round-table discussion with college students about the increasing rate of college loans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore joins us live in studio now and has [...]

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Buchholz “mathlete” on his way to solving the equation for success

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:27 am

          The job market is a scary place for any newcomer. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with Buchholz High School’s Tony Zeng about being on the cusp of a bright mathematical future in a [...]

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Remembering the victims of the Virginia Tech shootings

By on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:58 pm

5 years ago today the eyes and hearts of the world turned towards Virgina Tech where 32 people were killed and 25 more were injured at the the hands of one of their own. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke [...]

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Students rally over budget cuts to the College of Engineering

By , and on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm

University of Florida students and Gainesville residents gathered in Turlington Plaza on the UF campus earlier today to protest budget cuts to the College of Engineering. These cuts were directed to the Computer Information Science and Engineering department, and will result in ridding [...]

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Midsummer Night’s Dream opens at the Hippodrome

By on April 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:40 am

It’s a new take on an old story.  The Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville opens its performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Friday night.  The modernized play is being called enchanting, captivating and adventurous.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore talked [...]

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PTSD brings memories of survival

By and on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil.  As [...]

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Treating, testing and talking about sexually transmitted diseases

By on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:41 pm

  Estimated STD infection rates are in the millions this year. April is National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with Disease Intervention specialist Marie Jean-Baptiste at the Alachua County Health Department about what’s [...]

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UF Law School has ribbon cutting ceremony for completed expansion

By on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

The Levin College of Law has many reasons to celebrate today, including a 20,000 square foot addition of an Advocacy Center to the school’s facility. Dean of the College of Law at the University of Florida, Robert Jerry, spoke with Florida’s [...]

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