The number of college students seeking mental health counseling has risen considerably in recent years. About 2,500 students sought help at the USF Counseling Center last year. That represents a 50 percent increase since 2001. And, a recent Stetson University study indicates all of Florida's universities are having a hard time keeping up with the demand for mental health services.
Law partners Delano Stewart and Arthenia Joyner relate the good times (successes in the courtroom) and the bad (racism inside and outside the judiciary) as their persistent pioneering spirits earned them many “firsts" in Tampa’s struggle to become an integrated community at home and at work. Arthenia now represents Tampa in the Florida Legislature.
Music credits: Why Can’t We Live Together by Joan Osborne, How Sweet It Is,
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“It takes about 13 facial muscles to smile and about 87 to frown’’ says 83-year-old John Clement. Laughter and good humor connect the generations of the Clement family. Daughter Lawrason Clement brings out her father’s best stories as they chuckle through decades of family lore, including the time his infant great grandmother “disappeared," only to be returned safely by a baboon, the trip that persuaded his father to buy him a Shetland pony and the honor of rubbing elbows with famous politicians and important leaders.
Music credits: Magnolia by Jon Brion, Magnolia: original motion picture soundtrack,
Property taxes continue to be an issue of concern for Floridians. Some lawmakers have suggested doing away with property tax on homestead properties in lieu of a larger state sales tax. What can be done to address the tax problem? We discuss competing proposals with this week's guests.
Listen to the story of a grapefruit tree that survived a beating from hammers and nails wielded by Bob Carter’s sons - who enthusiastically built a treehouse meant to last an eternity, but jeopardized the life of the tree. Carter shares the tale with his daughter, Carrie Wharton, as the two reminisce about family life.
Music credits: Our House by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Deja Vu, Atlantic Recording Corporation