The world is seemingly getting smaller and smaller, as it is easier to quickly find out what’s going on in other countries. When journalists travel abroad to report, their experiences are sometimes different than those of their domestic counterparts. Olivia Link spoke with former University of Florida telecommunication student and now CNN Foreign Correspondent, Sara Sidner who covers South Asia… an area she says is huge to try to understand and relate to the world audience.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SidnerLinkpt1.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.