With seven people dead after Sunday’s Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin, the Sikh community has responded with shock and despair. WUFT-FM spoke with the president of the Sikh Students Association at the University of Florida, Neil Singh, about how the group is dealing with Sunday’s tragedy, and what it plans to do for the coming year to raise awareness for the Sikh religion.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/08/FP-Sikh-President-QA.mp3|titles=FP Sikh President QA]
The Florida Senate passed a bill Wednesday that refocuses the purpose and direction of the state’s community colleges. Senate Bill 374, the College Competitiveness Act of 2017, sets the primary missions of community colleges as providing associate of arts degrees and other lower level undergraduate college credit.