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  • Freebie Friday: Free Fridays at the Morse, SunRail, and WP Art Festival

    Freebie Friday: Free Fridays at the Morse, SunRail, and WP Art Festival
    We have free SunRail service this weekend to anywhere you want to travel along the route, including the Winter Park Art Festival…which is also free!   In the Freebie Spotlight  SunRail—Free service on Saturday and Sunday this weekend....
  • 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...
  • UCF is ranked third among state universities

    UCF is ranked third among state universities
    The University of Central Florida earned the third highest ranking out of the state's 11 public universities, meaning UCF could receive additional money that can go toward hiring faculty and other needs. UCF received 39 points, below the top score of 44...
  • Guns on campus bill clears another hurdle

    Guns on campus bill clears another hurdle
    TALLAHASSEE - Students will be able to carry guns on Florida’s college campuses, and residents without a concealed carry permit fleeing a hurricane would be allowed to bring firearms if bills moving through the Legislature make it into law. Rep....
  • UCF downtown Orlando campus: What would it be like for students?

    UCF downtown Orlando campus: What would it be like for students?
    How would sororities and fraternities or student government fit in the University of Central Florida's proposed downtown Orlando campus? "I'm just afraid of a disconnect," said Scott Benton, who would potentially be a UCF senior and relocated to the...
  • FAU jumps in state rankings, may get more money

    FAU jumps in state rankings, may get more money
    Florida Atlantic University has climbed from the bottom to the middle of a state ranking system and now could be eligible for millions of extra dollars. FAU tied the University of West Florida as the sixth highest performing of 11 public universities...
  • Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low

    Scott urges lawmakers to keep tuition costs low
    TALLAHASSEE - Gov. Rick Scott, flanked by dozens of college students, called on legislators Wednesday to approve his proposals to “hold the line” on tuition costs for both undergraduate and graduate courses. “A great education that you...
  • Lawmakers advance bills on guns for campus, evacuations

    Lawmakers advance bills on  guns for campus, evacuations
    TALLAHASSEE — People will be able to carry guns on Florida's college campuses, and residents without a concealed-carry permit fleeing a hurricane would be allowed to bring firearms if bills moving through the Legislature make it into law. Rep. Greg...
  • Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices

    Gentrification won't restore Parramore's glory: New Voices
    On a Saturday afternoon in October 2004, my father invited me to a service project in Parramore, the historical heart of Orlando's African-American community. A freshman at Winter Park High School, I was unfamiliar with the concept of community service,...
  • 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 —...
  • New York group buys student housing near UCF

    New York group buys student housing near UCF
    A New York investment group purchased a 624-student apartment near the University of Central Florida as part of a $300 million portfolio acquisition. Investcorp's purchase of Orion on Orpington, located northeast of East Colonial Drive and State Road...