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  • 2 UCF students dream of 1-way tickets to Mars

    2 UCF students dream of 1-way tickets to Mars
    The cost of his lifelong dream of being an astronaut on Mars may be the ultimate sacrifice — his life — yet George Hatcher is ready to say yes. "It was something I always wanted to do, that I had pursued through academic degrees, through...
  • Deputies: Man charged with armed robberies of Del Taco, Subway, Food Lotto

    A man recently released from prison after serving 11 years was arrested Tuesday in connection with three armed robberies in Orange County, officials said. Alvin Slaughter, 31, is the man allegedly behind three armed robberies in Orange County —...
  • Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer

    Next UCF Foundation leader could be hired by this summer
    The search is already under way to find the next chief executive officer of the University of Central Florida Foundation. Last week, current leader Bob Holmes announced plans to retire as soon as his replacement is found. Holmes has faced public...
  • Popular UCF girls' soccer camps teach game skills and life lessons

    Popular UCF girls' soccer camps teach game skills and life lessons
    Budding young soccer stars can enhance their skills and meet the players and coaches of the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Women’s Soccer team this summer at one of several UCF girls’ soccer camps. These Central Florida Girls...
  • UCF student who was robbed is pushing for cameras on campus

    UCF student who was robbed is pushing for cameras on campus
    More than 1,100 people have signed an online petition in support of adding more cameras on campus after a University of Central Florida student said his car was vandalized in a parking garage. Somebody drove Ryan McKinney's white 1997 Honda Civic to the...
  • UCF students have thesis exhibition

     UCF students have thesis exhibition
    WHAT: Interested in the intersection of visual art and academia? Four contemporary artists, studying at the University of Central Florida, will have their thesis exhibition on Thursday, March 5. Dominic DiPaolo, Gary Düfner, Masami Koshikawa and...
  • STEM, SeaWorld, and Mackinnon: Letters

    STEM, SeaWorld, and Mackinnon: Letters
    Targeting STEM studies As women pursuing careers in the sciences, we were insulted on Tuesday by the Sentinel article "Can high-tech dresses attract girls to STEM?" Although Melissa Saelzer's idea was no doubt conceived in good nature, the reality...
  • Deputies: Armed robber hit UCF-area Del Taco

    Deputies: Armed robber hit UCF-area Del Taco
    Orange County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery at the Del Taco restaurant near the University of Central Florida, officials said. Workers at the restaurant said a man wearing a white sweatshirt walked up to the drive-through window,...
  • Grading Obama's free-college plan: Front & Center

    Two years of college on Uncle Sam? To hear President Barack Obama tell it, boosting the nation's storehouse of college-educated talent would yield a bonanza for the nation's economy. His plan to provide two years of free community college could help 9...
  • UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program

     UCF seeks expanded entrepreneur program
    University of Central Florida is aiming to become a major location for a national entrepreneurial program by the National Science Foundation, called I-Corps. The university is already a pilot location for the program, the first in Florida, with its...
  • UCF Foundation chief Robert Holmes to retire

    UCF Foundation chief Robert Holmes to retire
    The head of the University of Central Florida Foundation announced Friday he will retire, just weeks after he received an outpouring of public criticism for dismissing a top alumni leader. Robert Holmes, chief executive officer for the influential...