Tag Archives: UF

UF student dies over Spring Break

University of Florida student Molly Ammon died in Pinellas County over the past week while students were on Spring Break. UF spokesman Steve Orlando says the university is always worried about students over spring break. Police are waiting for the results of a toxicology report to determine the case of …

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Machen proposes 30% tuition increase

The proposed state budget recommends significant cuts to university employee benefits and students may see an effect on their wallets. In order to combat these funding cuts, University of Florida President Bernie Machen proposed a 30 percent increase in tuition yesterday. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says the education provided by …

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UF students protest block tuition proposal

Block tuition is a hot-button issue at the University of Florida. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Monica Berra reports students rallied against the new idea on Wednesday and urged UF lawmakers not to implement block tuition. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/blocktuition.mp3]

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UF police officer loses job over March 2nd shooting

University of Florida Police Chief Linda Stump admits the University Police Department could have handled things differently in the shooting of UF graduate student Kofi Adu-Brempong this past march. As Dan Katz reports, one of the four officers involved in the case has lost his job. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/shootingreport2.mp3]

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University of Florida clarinetist competes internationally

The University of Florida has a laundry list of accomplishments ranging from athletics to academics. The clarinet program at UF’s School of Music is often recognized for its prestigious reputation. As Erica Cordell reports, one UF clarinetist will represent the university at an international clarinet competition at the end of …

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Solar Decathlon Europe heats up in Spain for UF students

This weekend, 31 University of Florida students are participating in an international solar energy competition. UF is one of 17 universities in the world to compete in the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe. As WUFT-FM’s Erica Cordell reports, the goal of the ten day race is to finish a completely solar …

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