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  • UCF freezes tuition, other costs for upcoming year

    UCF freezes tuition, other costs for upcoming year
    Here is good news for UCF students: The university is planning to freeze tuition, as well as room and board and other fees, for the 2015-16 school year. University of Central Florida trustees are meeting Thursday to approve a $1.49 billion budget, and...
  • University Greek houses often segregated

    University Greek houses often segregated
    If 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour in America, as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once observed about churches, then the next most segregated might be 11 p.m. Saturday on college campuses when the Greeks start partying. Fraternity and...
  • University system targets work force: My Word

     University system targets work force: My Word
    In June 2014, the governor and the Legislature directed $21.8 million in new money, known as performance funding, to the University of Central Florida as a reward for its excellence and improvement in areas from graduation and retention rates, to post-...
  • UCF students flock to private Ed Sheeran show

    UCF students flock to private Ed Sheeran show
    The seven stitches were still fresh as Sydney Altfield hobbled on crutches, determined to see Grammy-nominated Ed Sheeran perform at the University of Central Florida on Monday. "I wouldn't miss it," said Altfield of Miami, who learned how painful...
  • Six students get scholarships from Woman's Club

    Six students get scholarships from Woman's Club
    As the culmination of its event season, The Boynton Woman's Club has awarded scholarships to six local high school seniors. All residents of Boynton Beach, the recipients will attend Florida colleges in the fall. Boynton Woman's Club Scholarship co-...
  • Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles

    Satellite tracking reveals habits of young sea turtles
    Marine scientists long have suspected that hatchling sea turtles dig themselves out of their beach nests and then clamber into the ocean to voyage on a raft of seaweed for a migration that lasts through much of their youth. But that may not be the case,...
  • Reading by Nine features Roald Dahl book

    Reading by Nine features Roald Dahl book
    With two film adaptations and numerous literary awards, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is a favorite novel among schoolteachers and children alike. From April 12 through May 15, the Orlando Sentinel Media Group's One Book One Community program will...
  • Boy Kong, shark research on WUCF

    Boy Kong, shark research on WUCF
    If you're looking for local TV feature reporting, check out WUCF-Channel 24's back-to-back episodes of "Artisodes" and "SciTech Central" on Thursday. "Artisodes" profiles Boy Kong, an artist from Apopka, at 8 p.m. He is noted for abstract images that...
  • Students need the gift of punishment: My Word

    Students need the gift of punishment: My Word
    Nearly 70 years ago, I was a seventh-grader at Orlando's Memorial Junior High School, Ms. Hunter, our homeroom art teacher, arrayed her room with beautiful clay models sculpted by her students. One morning, a fellow student revealed a big, percussive...
  • Summer in the park kicks off Friday in Eustis

    Southern Rock's Finest Legends, an All-Star band featuring musicians from classic bands from the 1970s — Pure Prairie League, The Marshall Tucker Band, Jimmie Van Zant Band, Allman Brothers Band and Rebel Pride — will kick off the Lake...
  • Funeral planners come from new paths

    Many students study hospitality management and dream of becoming a wedding planner or running their own grandiose hotel someday. But some head down an unexpected career path: funeral planning. "We kind of joke it's like planning a wedding, but you...