Author Archives: Marc Whiteman
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is back in action on Friday. The Cinderella squad, Florida Gulf Coast University, hits the court against its long dominant in-state rival: the University of Florida. UF knows about post-season success. It won the men’s basketball national championship in 2006 and 2007.
The Florida Park Service is raising awareness about prescribed fires, which burn foliage that could otherwise feed uncontrollable fires.
In a report released Thursday, many teachers were evaluated based on a new value-added score method and reviews by the principals of their school. Many educators are in an uproar about the scores because of inconsistencies between districts and because many teachers have yet to be evaluated.
This season, the Buchholz High School Golden Regiment Band scaled the mountain, becoming the highest rated 4-A team in the state and earning a spot to perform at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.
With First Lady Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at the University of Florida on Monday, many people are wondering how the event will affect things on campus. Maj. Brad Barber said there is no parking restrictions that day although traffic will heavier than normal.
Governor Rick Scott’s veto of a bill to allow two state universities to raise tuition by 15% has administrators scrambling and their students celebrating. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman reports:
It’s day two in court for John Edwards. The two-time presidential candidate is indicted on 6 charges of his money dealings during his campaign, where he’s charged with slugshing illegal money to hide his pregnant mistress, Rielle Hunter. Edwards could […]
U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio from Florida appeared in Pennslyvania today alongside presumptive GOP-nominee Mitt Romney bringing simmering discussions to a boil as to whether the former Massachusetts governor had selected his running mate. Florida’a 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman spoke with University of […]
During this time of year, with finals approaching for many college students, it’s natural for those under pressure to get stressed. At times, that stress can turn into depression. Though the death of a University of Florida student on Sunday has not […]