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Steven Gallo

Steven is a reporter for WUFT News who may be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Florida springs in hot water

The springs in north Florida are an integral and unique part of the community, both for residents and visitors from abroad. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo rports, these natural resources are in danger and the threat may mean more than just a damper on recreation. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FloridaSpringsSG121311.mp3]

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Sounds and stories from holiday bell ringers

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s nearly impossible to go shopping without finding  or hearing a Salvation Army bell ringer along the way. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo has more on some of the stories behind these people and their motivation to keep ringing. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/StevenGallobellringers.mp3]

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School quality case moves closer to Supreme Court

An education advocacy group is one step closer to reaching its goal of education reform in the state. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports the lawsuit filed against the state questions the quality of Florida’s education. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SchoolLawsuitwrap.mp3]

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The pyschology behind the culture of hazing

Governor Rick Scott is calling on university presidents today to take action in light of the recent hazing death in the Florida A&M marching band. Scott asked the presidents of all eleven Florida universities to review anti-hazing rules and penalties. Robert Champion was a drum major in the band and …

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Human Signs” to stay in Ocala

People waving and spinning signs advertising a sale or business isn’t an unfamiliar sight on a lot of street corners. The Ocala City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to refrain from regulating these so-called “human signs” or “sign spinners” within the city. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with City Commissioner and …

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University of Florida students and police react to Penn State riots

Penn State University students riot after the firing of Head Football Coach Joe Paterno, As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jessica Becerra reports, students emotions are running high. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PaternoReaction Wrap.mp3] And in light of the news out of State College, some are wondering what is next for Joe Paterno. WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo …

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Legendary NPR journalist Carl Kasell speaks tonight at UF

The legendary NPR Morning Edition newscaster and current scorekeeper and judge of “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me” is in Gainesville today. Carl Kasell will speak at the University Auditorium on the UF campus tonight at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo sat down to …

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Christian study center offers alternative choice to UF students

Many college students are notorious for spending long hours studying and drinking lots of coffee and students at the University of Florida are no exception. But as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, one place in Gainesville serves students and provides a unique experience outside of the typical library. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/StevenGalloCSCmixdown.mp3] …

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Gainesville residents to question the future

Gainesville residents will have an opportunity to sit down with their commissioners and mayor next week. The city will hold a “Focus on the Future” community forum where residents can give city leaders feedback on what they want Gainesville to look like in the future. Gainesville Communications and Marketing Manager …

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