Students urge Bethune-Cookman to continue negotiations with Ed Reed.

A protest was held today at the Cookman University campus in Daytona Beach. The students are upset that the university has finalized contract negotiations with future head football coach and former NFL great Ed Reed. Winter: As WISH 2’s Claire Metz reports, students believe it’s true that they think it’s retaliation for recent comments on social media. Reporter: Hundreds of Cookman House students sent a message to the administration, the board, anyone who would listen, in a peaceful but vocal campus protest. >> We are concerned, we always send emails. There is no response, so this is what came. Reporter: That comes after the university terminated negotiations with head football coach Ed Reed, who took to social media to criticize physical conditions. Reed later apologized, but the university decided to reopen the search later this week. While students are petitioning to reinstate Reed, they say now is the time to speak out. >> we have a voice and we need to use that voice. Correspondent: BCU student Tyrone Franklin Jr. University Ed Reed is the quarterback on the football team who is upset about his departure. >> a lot of people have been saying this for a long time. Reporter: Students shared pictures of what they say are some campus concerns, including broken doors and mold in dorm rooms. Many here have seen Ed Reed speak the truth about the issues at the school and march on the streets to get everything heard again. At the end of the day, they say, that’s what they want leaders to answer.

Protesting students called on Bethune-Cookman to continue negotiations with Ed Reed.

Students at Bethune-Cookman University are asking leaders to restart contract negotiations with Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed. The protest took to the street in front of the campus. “We express our concerns. We send emails all the time. There’s no response, so this has come up,” said student body vice president Janaya Jones. That came after the university broke off negotiations with prospective football coach Ed Reed. He said he can’t sign the contract this weekend because they can’t approve the details. Reid took to social media to criticize the physical conditions at BCU, using profanity and saying the office was unsanitary. Although Reed later apologized, the university decided to open the search this weekend. Even though students are calling for Reed’s return, we have a voice and we need to use that voice, said BCU student Tyrone Franklin Jr. . Franklin is the quarterback on the football team, and the university is disappointed that Reed is out. Breaking news: Orlando leaders at bars, nightclubs downtown Body cam video shows police pleading with wife accused of killing husband at Daytona Beach Hospital Central Florida teachers respond to Gov. “I think it should reflect what we’re going through as a student body,” DeSantis said. “A lot of people have been saying this for a long time,” Franklin said. Students have shared photos of what they say are some of the campus concerns, including broken doors and mold in dorm rooms, some even growing on stuffed animals. The first two months I was here, I was literally sick with mold. “Showers make my skin break out,” says BCU student Saeedah Suber. “At several protests, Reed spoke the truth about issues at the school, and they showed up and marched in the streets to hear it all over again. At the end of the day, this is what they want leaders to respond to,” he says. What is action? How do we solve this? What can you do to make it better for all the students here?” Jones said Past coverage: Fans excited to welcome Ed Reed to Bethune-Cookman football.

Students at Bethune-Cookman University are asking leaders to restart contract negotiations with Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed.

The protest took to the street in front of the campus.

“We express our concerns. We send emails all the time. There’s no response, so this is it,” said Janaya Jones, vice president of the student body.

This comes after the university broke off negotiations with head football coach Ed Reed. He said he can’t sign the contract this weekend because they can’t approve the details. Reid took to social media to criticize the physical conditions at BCU, using profanity and saying the office was unsanitary. Reed later apologized, but the university decided to reopen the search later this week.

While students are petitioning to bring Reed back, they say now is the time to speak out.

“We have a voice and we need to use that voice,” BCU student Tyrone Franklin Jr. said. he said.

Franklin is the quarterback on the football team, and the university is disappointed to see Reed fail.

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“I think he has to show what we’re going through as a student body. A lot of people have been saying that for a long time,” Franklin said.

Students have shared photos of what they say are some of the campus concerns, including broken doors and mold in dorm rooms, some even of stuffed animals.

The first two months I was here I was sick because of the mold. Showers make my skin break out because they don’t care about the health of their students,” said Saeeda Subr, a student at BCU.

At the protest, many said Reed had told the truth about the issues at the school and were seen marching in the streets to make everything heard again. At the end of the day, leaders say this is what they want to respond to.

“What’s the next step? How do we solve this? What can you do to make it better for all the students here?” Jones said.

Previous cover: Fans excited to welcome Ed Reed to Bethune-Cookman football.

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