Tag Archives: UF

Hooded activists rally on UF campus for Trayvon Martin

On the University of Florida Campus, the Students for a Democratic Society held a rally to promote justice for Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/baachTrayvonRally.mp3] [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120409-UF-Campus-Rally-Against-Racism.mp4″] UF students rally for justice for Trayvon Martin on Monday (pictures by Jillian Baach and Jillian de Montluzin)

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UF study refines treatment options for infant drug withdrawals

Opioid pain relievers prescribed to pregnant mothers have been linked to increasing rates of drug withdrawals in infants during and after birth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on a new study by the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville that aims to refine treatment methods for babies. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-Infant-Opioid-Withdrawals.mp3|titles=FP Infant Opioid Withdrawals] …

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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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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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Acceptance day means more Gators on the way

The University of Florida had a record number of applicants for 2012-2013 school year.  More than  11,700 applicants were accepted for the Summer B and Fall 2012 semesters.  Director of the UF News Bureau Steve Orlando says the university looks at much more than test scores when admitting students. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Orlando-4.mp3|titles=Orlando …

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UF investigating hazing allegations

With hazing allegations under investigation by University of Florida police, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says the accused organization is on shaky ground. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Sikes6.mp3] She says the University of Florida and state law show no tolerance towards hazing, and university officials have recently taken action to combat this problem. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Sikes5.mp3] UF …

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