Author Archives: Dina Lewis
Gainesville community leaders discussed the importance of community entrepreneurship training today at Santa Fe College’s Center for Innovation and Economic Development. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis explains how Gainesville is redefining entrepreneurial education.
Florida Lawmakers cut the University of Florida’s state funding by $36.5 million dollars based on the amount of unrestricted net assets and recent tuition increases. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports how the “Save UF, Spend the Reserves Campaign” held a rally on […]
Ocala is spotlighting racial issues by responding with racial harmony discussion and cultural awareness. The City of Ocala held an open annual task force meeting at the Ocala Police Department today to promote unity between different cultures in the community. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports how Ocala […]
CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. […]
When the summer weather begins to melt its way into Gainesville, people look for ways to cool off from the heat. And, community pools can certainly do the trick. However, without the right equipment at these pools, not everyone can to enjoy them. […]
Oral health problems consistently rank among the most untreat health issues in the nation, and in Florida that need is higher than most states. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Dina Lewis tells us how the Alachua County’s Oral Health Coalition is working […]
Slavery was at the center of the secession in 1860 because southern politicians and lawyers focused on constitutional ideas. That was the message of today’s lecture on “Slavery, Secession and the Constitution” at the ninth annual lecture at the University of Florida Levin […]
In Alachua County, 30.8% of black women who are 40 years of age and older have received a mammogram in the past year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports on how the Well Florida Council is taking iniatives to empower black women […]
Eastside High School in Gainesville received ancient artifacts on Wednesday in honor of Black History Month. And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports, the students also had the opportunity to learn about the Rosewood Massacre in Levy County.