Camila Pereira

Camila is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

Taylor’s Teddy Bears Travels to Gainesville

The teddy bear is a simple thing. They’re colorful and cuddly.  They’re soft and sweet.  It’s an innocent toy filled with so many playful memories. “He took Chevy everywhere,” Megan Bishop said, “That was his best friend.” Chevy was the best friend of Bishop’s four year old son Taylor. “Taylor …

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Florida rejects AP African American Studies course

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday that the state has rejected an Advanced Placement African American Studies course. The College Board proposal to the state would have brought a college level course on African American Studies into high schools. The decision to keep the Advanced Placement course out of Florida …

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UF student accused of death threat against guest speaker is set to appear in court in December

The University of Florida student accused of threatening to kill TikTok star Josh Richards, who was invited to speak at the university on June 29, awaits formal charges as his arraignment was postponed to December 15 on Tuesday. UF microbiology sophomore Ryan Christopher Marin was suspected and later arrested by officers on allegations of making a death threat on Instagram against Richards. The sworn complaint states Richards was in “fear for his life,” prompting him to cancel the event. Marin now faces charges of aggravated assault and intimidation. He was released from jail Monday after his $5,000 bond was paid.

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