A couple of University of Florida graduate students are not settling on some options University officials are giving them in regards to the violation of a travel ban to Haiti. The two UF documentary students insist on using the footage they shot on their privately funded trip to Haiti after the quake hit, but as Lynsey Saunders reports, UF officials say the footage can’t be used in their thesis because it goes against the policy the University has in place.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/2docstudents.mp3]
About 150 students, Gainesville residents and community leaders gathered around a prayer mat, listened in silence and held carnations in their hands as a University of Florida student sang. The words were meant to comfort in times of mourning.