Phillip Marks

Phillip is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news

Endeavor’s final launch attracts more than space enthusiasts

Today, the crew of the space shuttle Endeavor arrived at Kennedy Space Center to begin preparations for the launch on Friday. This will be the shuttle Endeavor’s final launch, and the second to last NASA shuttle launch. The Commander of the mission is Mark Kelly, husband of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle …

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Arrested UF basketball players caught on tape

More is becoming known about an incident involving University of Florida athletes and a team manager. Two men’s basketball players were caught trying to break into a car outside of a bar while the team manager was on the lookout. The men did not steal anything from the car, but …

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Educators and students take their message to Tallahassee

With the economy in shambles and Florida’s budget in a massive deficit, everyone is trying to save money any way they can. But with recent legislative bills making life more expensive for state employees, many of them took to the state capital today to voice their opinions. From Tallahassee, WUFT’s …

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Poems, peace and kids

With the United States entering into another conflict, students in Alachua County are getting a chance to express themselves on the situation. However they aren’t talking about war, they are talking about peace. The second annual Peace Poetry Contest entry deadline is tomorrow and students across the county are sending …

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Staying safe during spring break

Spring Break is in full swing for University of Florida students. For most it means fun in the sun. But as WUFT-FM’s Phillip Marks reports, there are also many dangers during this week of fun. [audio:]

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