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Chris is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

Senator Nelson has open dialogue with UF students on rising rate of college loans

U.S. Democratic Senator from Florida, Bill Nelson is in Gainesville this afternoon for a round-table discussion with college students about the increasing rate of college loans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore joins us live in studio now and has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BillNelsonqaChrisGilmore4302012.mp3] U.S. Senator Bill Nelson listens to UF students during …

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Buchholz “mathlete” on his way to solving the equation for success

The job market is a scary place for any newcomer. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with Buchholz High School’s Tony Zeng about being on the cusp of a bright mathematical future in a bleak economic period. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEChrisfeaturefixed.mp3] Tony Zeng, a junior at Buchholz High School is just one …

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Students rally over budget cuts to the College of Engineering

University of Florida students and Gainesville residents gathered in Turlington Plaza on the UF campus earlier today to protest budget cuts to the College of Engineering. These cuts were directed to the Computer Information Science and Engineering department, and will result in ridding the department of all graduate assistants.  Graduate students help professors teach some of …

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Midsummer Night’s Dream opens at the Hippodrome

It’s a new take on an old story.  The Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville opens its performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Friday night.  The modernized play is being called enchanting, captivating and adventurous.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore talked with two of the cast members about what it means …

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PTSD brings memories of survival

Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo  reports, perhaps a look at the history …

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Treating, testing and talking about sexually transmitted diseases

Estimated STD infection rates are in the millions this year. April is National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Awareness Month. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with Disease Intervention specialist Marie Jean-Baptiste at the Alachua County Health Department about what’s going on in the area to educate the public. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSEXMONTH.mp3] The …

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