With the start of classes at the University of Florida, talks about campus safety and the reduction of security risks begin as well. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with UF’s Public and Environmental Safety Assistant Vice-President Linda Stump about a new campus-wide advisory sent by the University of Florida Police Department focusing on activism on campus and the overall safety climate.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPStudentSafetyQA.mp3]
Parts of North Central Florida started the process of recovering from Hurricane Irma by picking up storm debris around several zones in the region. The pickup process after Hurricane Hermine in 2016 took about two weeks, but there is no estimate for how long this one will take.