The Mars Trio

The Mars Trio was formed in 2004 by bass player Alejandro Arenas, drummer Mark Feinman and saxophonist Richard Van Voorst. At the time, all three were students at the University of South Florida in the Jazz program.

Sarasota Orchestra and Musicians Union Begin Bargaining

Sarasota Orchestra
Sarasota Orchestra

On Wednesday, November 11, the Sarasota Orchestra completed the first of three days of scheduled bargaining with the musicians and their union. The parties completed the first day without reaching agreement on the length of a successor contract, said Orchestra President and CEO Joseph McKenna.

WUSF 89.7 News' Daily Newscast for Monday, November 9, 2009

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Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico, Life sentences for juveniles are debated over in the Supreme Court, President Obama signs a measure to extend unemployment benefits, Sarasota Music Festival gets donation, and a high school senior is sentenced for vehicular homicide.
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WUSF 89.7 News' "All Things Considered" with Susan Giles Wantuck and Joshua Stewart for Monday, November 9, 2009

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Sarasota Music Festival gets donation, Hurricane Ida now a tropical storm, and a high school senior is sentenced for vehicular homicide.
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89.7 News' Morning Edition with Carson Cooper

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Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico, Life sentences for juveniles are debated over in the Supreme Court, and President Obama signs a measure to extend unemployment benefits
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USF Pres. Judy Genshaft at the launch of the public phase of USF Unstoppable
The University of South Florida is in the middle of its “Unstoppable” fund-raising campaign, with a goal of bringing in 600 million dollars. This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV brings you highlights from the recent formal launch of the public phase of the campaign.

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Displaced gravestone at the cemetery near 22nd & Hillsborough in Tampa.
Science and altruism meet when a group of USF researchers and their students use the latest technology to map out a pauper’s cemetery. This week’s University Beat shows you how this ‘archaeology without digging’ not only advances knowledge, but also restores the dignity of people long since forgotten.
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UNSTOPPABLE
USF Foundation
813-974-2651 unstoppable@admin.usf.edu

GRAVE MAPPING
Lori Collins, Ph.D., Research Coordinator, USF’s Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies
813-974-0783 lcollins@cas.usf.edu

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Joel Momberg, CEO of the USF Foundation, talks about the ‘attitude’ of USF and who should contribute to the “Unstoppable” campaign.

In response to some criticism of the campaign’s targets, USF President Dr. Judy Genshaft says “Unstoppable” is also about matching donor’s concerns with what the University needs.

USF Mass Communications Senior Candace Braun talks about her own “Unstoppable” moment: she’s ‘paying it forward’ by making sure her mother gets a college education as well.

GRAVE MAPPING: A video look at the grave mapping done by USF researchers & their students at the pauper’s cemetery near 22nd St. & Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa.

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Lori Collins, Ph.D., Research Coordinator for USF’s Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies, talks about how the cemetery is a good ‘local’ classroom.

Lori Collins says the ‘cross-over’ nature of the work is beneficial to everyone involved.

Associate Professor of geology Sarah Kruse and geophysics grad student Brad Gooch talk about some of the devices they use: ground-penetrating radar and magnetometers.

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