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  • Orlando Museum of Art begins an official archive of its 90-year history

    Orlando Museum of Art begins an official archive of its 90-year history
    The Orlando Museum of Art is beginning "The Archive Project," an 18-month undertaking to document its history and institutional activities. When I spoke with OMA director Glen Gentele in January shortly after he began the job, he said establishing an...
  • More UCF students graduate with loan debt

    More students are graduating the University of Central Florida with loan debt. An estimated 56 percent of UCF bachelor's degree recipients had student debt in 2012-13, the university reported recently to the Board of Governors of the State University...
  • Dream Defenders demand an end to stand your ground following Zimmerman verdict in killing of Trayvon Martin

     Dream Defenders demand an end to stand your ground following Zimmerman verdict in killing of Trayvon Martin
    Trayvon Martin's death, and George Zimmerman's delayed arrest last year, were the catalysts that brought the Dream Defenders together at Florida A&M University in April 2012. But as the group of young demonstrators becomes a statewide civil-rights...
  • Dream Defenders earning political credibility

    Dream Defenders earning political credibility
    Word is getting around. The Dream Defenders are for real. Whether you agree with their demands — chiefly to repeal Florida's "stand your ground" law — or view their protest as juvenile foot-stomping, this much is true: This group of...
  • Gameday tailgating at UCF celebrates football, fans

    Gameday tailgating at UCF celebrates football, fans
    Gameday at the University of Central Florida begins early - sometimes more than five hours before kickoff. Students, fans and graduates arrive on campus by the carloads to find that perfect spot for tailgating.  This week, No. 23 UCF (5-1) continues...
  • UCF, other Fl universities to get some performance funding under new, and criticized, system

    The University of Central Florida will get more than $2.6 million in performance funding this year under a new legislative plan state university leaders call far from perfect. UCF and the University of South Florida are to get the two largest slices--...
  • Orlando Rep, UCF join in national commemoration of Birmingham bombing

     Orlando Rep, UCF join in national commemoration of Birmingham bombing
    The Orlando Repertory Theatre is partnering with Theatre UCF to co-present "Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963" by Christina Ham, as part of a national staged reading commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham bombing. This free reading will...
  • UCF police officer shatters student's car window

    UCF police officer shatters student's car window
    What would have been a traffic citation turned into several felony charges when a University of Central Florida student refused to roll her window down. Officer Timothy Isaacs said he was forced to smash her car window because she was closing the window...
  • UCF student magazine bridges health and the arts

    UCF student magazine bridges health and the arts
    The University of Central Florida sent out this article this week, detailing a new student project at the College of Medicine that involves the arts. I found it interesting and wanted to share it. Here's the UCF report: In their latest effort to show...
  • UCF to get its $2.6 million in performance funding shortly, state says

    UCF to get its $2.6 million in performance funding shortly, state says
    The state has authorized the release of $20 million in "performance funding" for state universities, meaning UCF could get a $2.6 million bonus as early as this week. The money is from a new legislative effort that aims to give out extra money to...
  • Theatre UCF opens 'The Drowsy Chaperone'

     Theatre UCF opens 'The Drowsy Chaperone'
    Theatre UCF opens lighthearted musical comedy "The Drowsy Chaperone" this Thursday, Oct. 17, at its Main Stage Theater on the UCF campus. The play runs through Nov. 2. "The Drowsy Chaperone" made its Broadway debut in 2006, and won five Tony Awards....