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  • Our to-do list for legislators: Editorial

    When the 2015 session of the Florida Legislature opens Tuesday, Central Floridians will be in an enviable position. Two of their representatives hold the top two posts in the Capitol: Senate President Andy Gardiner of Orlando and House Speaker Steve...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms

    Common Core brings change, worry to classrooms
    At the start of the school year, the fourth-grade teachers at Millennia Elementary School mostly banished multiple-choice questions from their math and reading tests. Instead, they asked students to solve math problems, showing their work. And they made...
  • New ABC sitcom highlights Asian-Americans in Central Florida

    As a young first-generation Chinese-American growing up in Orlando in the 1990s, Eddie Huang felt like he never quite fit in. Huang was taunted at school for being different but firmly challenged racial slurs and stereotypes. The popular blogger and...
  • UCF students help people with social anxiety disorder at Otronicon

    UCF students help people with social anxiety disorder at Otronicon
    It's not all fun and games at Otronicon. Students from the University of Central Florida's clinical psychology department have been interviewing children in an effort to build a program that will help social anxiety disorder patients. The program will...