Education

UF hazing committee developing incident reporting site

The University of Florida’s Anti-Hazing Committee met for the third time this year. The group formed in late January just a few weeks after hazing cases at FAMU brought national attention to the initiation practice at many schools. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore has more on how the committee …

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Eastside high school students learn valuable history lesson

Eastside High School in Gainesville received ancient artifacts on Wednesday in honor of Black History Month.  And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Dina Lewis reports, the students also had the opportunity to learn about the Rosewood Massacre in Levy County. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Eastsidewrapfixedforweb.mp3]

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Marion County schools, Ocala utilities at odds

The City of Gainesville and Alachua County School District resolved an issue regarding utility fees last year. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Lauren Rautenkranz reports, the city of Ocala and Marion County School District are now having a similar issue. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/FP-Stormwater-Fees-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP Stormwater Fees WRAP]

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“Day of Action” spreads awareness at UF

University of Florida students are speaking out about global issues today.  WUFT-FM’s Michael Cadigan says they are marking a “Day of Action”. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/MICHAELVOICER.mp3] Photos- Michael Cadigan- WUFT-FM  

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Anti-hazing taskforce is put to action as fraternity involved with hazing incident remains suspended

A Univerisity of Florida fraternity remains suspended after hazing was reported last week.  A UF Anti-Hazing Task Force met early tuesday morning about the recent violence. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette has the story of the task force’s plan to make this incident one of the last. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/HazingWRAPAlyssaAverette.mp3] Photos: Kim …

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Anti-hazing task force to meet at UF Tuesday

For the second time, an anti-hazing task force will meet at the University of Florida to look at ways of eliminating the practice.  One fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha has been placed on an “interim suspension” while officials investigate allegations of a hazing incident.  UF spokesperson Janine Sikes says many meetings …

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