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Station Announcement
3:09 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Become A Phone Volunteer For WFIT's Spring Fund Drive, March 14-23!

WFIT's 2014 Spring Fund Drive kicks off on Friday, March 14 and runs through Sunday, March 23!

You can sign up to be a phone volunteer during our fund drive on our VolunteerSpot page. It's as easy as:

1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/4W9Q7W

2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot)

3. Sign up! Choose your spots - VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

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Artist of the Week
12:45 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

The Broken Bells Ring Clear

Broken Bells were an alternative radio hit with their self-titled debut album, but could their sophomore disc live up to the hype?

The duo made up of Danger Mouse (Brian Burton,) and James Mercer, the lead singer of the The Shins, looked to do just that when they released their second full length album this month, the interestingly titled After the Disco, released on January 14.

The title of Broken Bells latest record may be After the Disco, but the album ironically evokes almost Bee Gees-esque vocals throughout.

Kicking off with the track “Perfect World,” the duo jumps right in with thought provoking lyrics “I’ve got nothing left. It’s kind of wonderful, ‘cause there’s nothing they can take away,” all while keeping your head bobbing and leg thumping.

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Podcasts
11:41 am
Mon February 24, 2014

The Cook Trio Live Session Podcast

The Cook Trio performed a live session in the WFIT studios on Feb. 21. The Cook Trio composed of brothers Ian and Jason Cook on guitar, and Kyle Jones on bass. With myriad influences from Coltrane to Monk, their music brings an American perspective to Gypsy jazz in the style of Django Reinhart.

Hear three songs from their live session, and check out a video of the band on our Facebook:

Welcoming The Cook Trio

"Troublant Bolero"
"Noto Swing"

Podcasts
7:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

First Amendment Rights Celebrated at Florida Tech

The Florida Tech Crimson student newspaper will celebrate First Amendment rights on Wednesday, Feb. 26 on the Florida Tech campus.

Dr. Ted Petersen, Assistant Professor of Communications at Florida Tech and Hershlay Raymond, editor-in-chief of the Crimson newspaper discuss the free speech event.

Everyone is invited to the third annual free speech celebration at Florida Tech, hosted by the Crimson on Feb. 26.  At 9 a.m in the Hartley Room, hear a keynote speech by Alec Klein, director of Northwestern University's Medill Justice Project.

During lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., be a part of "Live Free or Eat Free," a student demonstration where you can get a free meal in exchange for your First Amendment Rights, located on the Crawford Green.

At 3:30 p.m., a First Amendment panel discussion with Klein, attorney Jack Kirschenbaum and Florida Today news director Mara Bellaby, moderated by Florida Tech pre-law instructor and attorney Michael Kahn.

All events are free and open to the public.

Podcasts
8:40 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Celebrate Mardis Gras in Cocoa Village

Cocoa Village Mardi Gras Saturday, February 22A true New Orlean's style Mardi Gras celebration featuring Zydeco, Jazz and Blues style entertainment, the CF News 13 parade of floats where spectators can catch hundreds of beads from over 30 floats, roaming entertainment and much more.  The Pat Travers Band will headline the entertainment Saturday.

Tickets and info

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