Tag Archives: Reitz Union

Budget cuts expected to hit UF liberal arts

The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is facing $5.9 million in budget cuts in response to reduced state funding in the budget signed last month. The college’s proposal is to lay off staff, freeze faculty hiring and reduce admissions to selected doctoral programs. UF Faculty Senate …

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Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran

With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus where a documentary about religious oppression in …

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Dove World pastor protests scheduled Islamic Awareness event

An event aimed to spread awareness of the Islamic faith on the University of Florida’s campus is gaining some extra attention.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports how Dove World Pastor Terry Jones planned to protest at tonight’s  Islam On Campus event called, “Islam Explained:  The Last Prophet” being held at the J. …

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America farmers mobile experience comes to UF

The north lawn of Reitz Union was all about Farming Monday and Tuesday. An RV that travels around the country teaching people about technology in farming and the growing need for it welcomed students, teachers, and concerned citizens. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette has more on this traveling farm education. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FarmerExperienceWrap.mp3] …

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“Occupy Tummies”- are you in the “percent” that knows?

There’s a group taking over the Reitz union today, but WUFT-FM’s Lauren Lettelier says this is an “Occupy” of a different color. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/LETTELIERVOICER.mp3] In depth story:  By Meredith Chipman – WUFT-FM A new occupy movement has changed its focus away from Wall Street. Occupy Tummies is working to solve issues of food …

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Reitz Union Renovations may cost students

University of Florida student fees may be on the rise. WUFT-FM’s Leah Harding says the University is looking for money to fund some renovations. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/Harding-Wrap1.mp3] J. Wayne Reitz Union Director of Operations Mike Meernack says they have been assessing the renovation needs for the past four years, but the construction …

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