News
12:03 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

Space Coast Progressive Alliance Presents the Campaign for Voting Rights Restoration

The public is invited to attend The Campaign for Voting Rights Restoration, hosted by the Space Coast Progressive Alliance at 6:30 pm, Thursday, May 14. The event takes place at Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front Street, downtown Melbourne, Florida 32901.

Guest speakers include Desmond Meade, President, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Tony Dutton, League of Women Voters Space Coast and Joyce Hamilton-Henry, ACLU of Florida. 

The event is free and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted.

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Events
11:59 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Florida Tech Spring Commencement Set for Friday, May 8

Florida Institute of Technology is holding 2015 Spring Commencement ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students from the Melbourne campus, online programs and extended studies sites.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. undergraduate ceremony; 2 p.m. graduate ceremony, Friday, May 8

WHERE: Charles and Ruth Clemente Center on the Florida Tech campus, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne

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Events
7:41 am
Thu May 7, 2015

Anglers for Conservation Hook Kids on Fishing Program May 16th

Anglers for Conservation will be conducting its engaging Hook Kids on Fishing Program on Saturday, May 16th, 2015 from 9-11am at Kiwanis Island Park Space Coast Waterfest! Ages 6 to 16 are welcome and must be accompanied by an adult. This hands-on, conservation-minded program is taught by professional guides and knowledgeable anglers and covers topics such as casting, knot tying, safety and more. The first 80 registered will receive a free rod and reel to take home! Registration is mandatory by calling Brevard County Natural Resources Management at (321) 633-2016.

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Events
7:39 am
Thu May 7, 2015

John Mayall at the King Center May 15th

Hailed as ‘Godfather of the British Blues,’ John Mayall is the founder of John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, a band which included some of the most famous blues musicians of all time including Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green and Mick Taylor. With a career spanning 50 years, he has more than 60 albums to his credit, including the Grammy-nominated Wake Up Call, and Stories that debuted as #1 on the Billboard blues charts.

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Podcasts
1:37 pm
Wed May 6, 2015

International Student Spotlight Features Shreya Yadav from Nepal

Shreya Yadav participated in a Florida Tech International Student Spotlight and spoke with EJ about the devastating earthquake that took place in her home country of Nepal on 25 April 2015.  Shreya also gave guidance for individuals wanting to provide donations for relief funding. Shreya is scheduled to return to her home country after Spring final exams.  WFIT wishes her, her family, and her country a healthy recovery.

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Jessica Taylor is the lead digital political reporter for NPR. Based in Washington, D.C., she covers the 2016 elections and national politics for NPR digital.

Before joining NPR in May 2015, Taylor was the campaign editor for The Hill newspaper where she oversaw the newspaper's 2014 midterm coverage, managed a team of political reporters and wrote her own biweekly column.

Since entering the enticing world of professional journalism in the mid-2000s, Jason Rosenbaum dove head first into the world of politics, policy and even rock and roll music. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Rosenbaum spent more than four years in the Missouri State Capitol writing for the Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri Lawyers Media and the St. Louis Beacon. Since moving to St. Louis in 2010, Rosenbaum's work appeared in Missouri Lawyers Media, the St. Louis Business Journal and in the Riverfront Times' music section. He also served on staff at the St. Louis Beacon as a politics reporter. Rosenbaum lives in St. Louis City with with his wife Lauren Todd, an engineering librarian at Washington University.

Podcasts
7:45 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Swimming Camp-Perfect Way to Cool Off and Hone Skills

2015 Swimming and Diving Camps

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WFIT Features
9:05 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Mozart's Attic - Thursday, May 7th at 10:00 pm

Rachel Barton Pine

The late 1920s represented the height of artistic freedom in Germany -- after World War I and the inflation crisis, and before Hitler, the Third Reich and the Second World War. Playwright Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill teamed up in 1928 to produce The Threepenny Opera, a musical set among the characters of the Weimar Republic underworld.

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Podcasts
8:45 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Offshore Fishing Tournament Benefits Florida Tech Football

Florida Tech Football to Hold Offshore Fishing Tournament

Tournament to be held May 30 with the weigh-in at Jetty Park in Cape Canaveral. Photo by Amanda Stratford Photography.

Register Now!

Head coach Steve Englehart and his staff will host the inaugural Florida Tech Football Offshore Fishing Tournament presented by FrogBones Family Shooting Center, announced on Thursday.

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