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Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 33, December 19, 2005 Dec 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 33, December 19, 2005

Central Florida Future

The time flies by: Success in 2005 only makes 2006 seem much more exciting; Alumni mourn loss of dear friend; Early decision on rise: College applicants make quick choices, experts believe it could be bad; Completion of FDLE investigation leads to arrest for battering officer in Jenkins melee.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 32, December 8, 2005 Dec 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 32, December 8, 2005

Central Florida Future

Rookie program debut a success: Adopt-A-Cop worked well in its fist term, could use some work; Man charged Monday with raping 2 students: Officials say Evislandy's Brio left his phone number on the victims' cell phones after attacks; Semester rewind: Looking back at a term loaded with plenty of action: Season of ups, downs.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 31, December 5, 2005 Dec 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 31, December 5, 2005

Central Florida Future

Let the finals prepping begin: Campus organizations help students stay on top of studying, nutrition; Broken Record, Bowl Bound: Football breaks home attendance record in loss, accepts invitation to play in Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl; Holidays bring more than gifts to some student housing; New buildings, flat land make UCF accessible: Disabled still have trouble getting around campus.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 30, December 1, 2005 Dec 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 30, December 1, 2005

Central Florida Future

College Park boosts safety: ICE campaign will help students avoid danger or accidents; Bike bound: UCF students on wheels take advantage of cooler weather; Student Health Services has Plan B; Late Knights keeping it real in Fall semester finale: Alcohol-alternative event hosting mock versions of popular TV shows.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 29, November 28, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 29, November 28, 2005

Central Florida Future

Professors sound-off on bird flu: Possible pandemic has scientists, health officials, politicians scrambling for a plan; Students helping each other break out their fancy feet: Recently formed Ballroom Dancing club growing fast; Union's ticket sales heat up: Students spend hours in line for inaugural Conference USA title game; Daily Show laces laughs with event knowledge.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 28, November 21, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 28, November 21, 2005

Central Florida Future

VUCF collects winter items: Blankets, clothing among donations for local homeless; 'Just The Beginning!' UCF adds another home game as the C-USA title contest comes to Orlando; Bonsai sale aids needed Arboretum repairs.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 27, November 17, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 27, November 17, 2005

Central Florida Future

SARC helps students get set for finals: Workshops offer different ways to prepare for tests as semester's end nears; Ellis charged with sexual battery; Cultural tour will provide look inside Asian styles; Soon-to-be grads say 'show me the retirement money'.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 26, November 14, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 26, November 14, 2005

Central Florida Future

Students get a taste of poverty at annual event; Circle K hosting date auction to aid rebuilding efforts: Money raised will benefit Habitat for Humanity; Students gain contacts with professionals; Chocolate Club makes Christmas tasty: Campus group joins local businesses for 'Festival of Trees'.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 25, November 10, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 25, November 10, 2005

Central Florida Future

Denver goes up in smoke; Board of Trustees unanimously approves construction of stadium; Royalty rules football festivities: Sean Lavin, Morgan Cyphers made king, queen of Homecoming; Students reap what they sow: corn, tomatoes, beans, watermelons.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 24, November 7, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 24, November 7, 2005

Central Florida Future

Controversy created by Confederate flag artwork: Window contest turns ugly as some students view paintings as racist; Music students ask trustees to fulfill promises; Tri-Delts Honors win Skit Knight; Splish-splashing spirit.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 23, November 3, 2005 Nov 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 23, November 3, 2005

Central Florida Future

Stories of organ tissue donations spotlighted: In 2004 alone donations saved 27,000 loves and touched countless more; The Evolution of Homecoming: History runs deep in honored tradition: State's 'Best Homecoming' under way with concerts comedians as celebrations have seen their share of changes since the days of FTU; Stadium hits bumpier road: Intramural Sports could take 'devastating' blow if location is moved to south; hello Burger King?


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 22, October 31, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 22, October 31, 2005

Central Florida Future

O-Team creator to be honored: Dedication ceremony will be held to rename Student Resource Center after first member; Belly dancing club assists families with Special hopes; Treats not Tricks for kids: Event featured games music face painting; proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club; Clubs show Homecoming creativity at bookstore: Organizations decorate Barnes & Noble windows in the name of school spirit; Financial Management benefits from Senate bill.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 21, October 27, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 21, October 27, 2005

Central Florida Future

They're giving out some good citations: Organizer claims Good Sport season full of responsibility; Activists take to the clothesline for victims; Battle for north and south: Residents protesters still aim for change of stadium location; 2005 UCF Breast Cancer Update focuses on true stories of survival; Women physicists honored for contributions: Women's Research Center also handed out two grants.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 20, October 25, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 20, October 25, 2005

Central Florida Future

Colleges offering victims more aid; Wilma's damage not serious on campus; $5.6 million College of Arts and Sciences deficit cased by UCF's constant growth; Students fast to help Orlando homeless: Annual event most successful to date raised $2138; Awareness of rights agenda for NORML; Senate pro tempore deputies appointed: Pro Temp Kelly Travis chose Sens. Logan Burkowitz Brett Childress.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 19, October 20, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 19, October 20, 2005

Central Florida Future

Homecoming events grow hotter closer: Organizers hope to make this year's festivities 'out of control' by adding more entertainment acts; UCF game moved to Friday by task force; Hurricane caused change tailgating will still be held; PLC offers up some TLC for Tulane at home game; First-year student is new Mr. UCF: Miss UCF likes Gaston Blanchett's 'poise and polish'.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 18, October 17, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 18, October 17, 2005

Central Florida Future

Arts and Sciences to announce split: Growing deficit causing college to break into two new colleges come January; Traveling fans enjoy flavor of the South: Football roadtrip results in love for 'best barbecue ever'; Senate off to cultural start keeps pro tempore; Newly elected get lesson on policies: Annual Senate retreat teaches veterans rookies rules and jobs.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 17, October 13, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 17, October 13, 2005

Central Florida Future

Task force members impressed with outcome of recent tailgate; Homecoming organizers excited about planned events: Yellowcard comedy acts highlight week of student celebration; Late night snack ends up in flames: Student residents receive scare in apartment with stove explosion; Generation Donation now led by Greek body; Volunteers give Arboretum needed lift: Clean-up will fix old storm damage prep for plant sale.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 16, October 10, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 16, October 10, 2005

Central Florida Future

Charges possible in shooting: Some tailgaters at center of melee hire attorneys in wake of FDLE investigation; Student residents claiming foul play: UCF student says homeowners are unjustly targeting young neighbors; Return to tailgating normalcy: Fans display responsibility; arrests and citations fewer; Jenkins honored at student service: SGA GAMMA hold memorial event for officer killed at UCF football tailgate.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 15, October 6, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 15, October 6, 2005

Central Florida Future

Gunfire ends in loitering prowling charges: Residents petition for more lighting security wall after second incident in a year; Taking action: President Hitt approves task force recommendations; Run-off brings Whitaker to Senate: Only 100 voted SGA Senate retreat the next step in annual orientation process; New program still focused on rewarding good behavior; Greek alumnus collects for fund: Kevan Stone reaches out to students in Jenkins' name.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 14, October 3, 2005 Oct 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 14, October 3, 2005

Central Florida Future

Senate elections yield HPA run-off: Voter turnout hits an unsettling low this semester; Tutors get a weeklong thank you from SARC; An officer's last tour of duty: Jenkins' parents are touched by stories of their son's connection with students; Key eyewitnesses offer new detailed version of shooting; A Knight for Relief rocks Student Union: Local bands UCF organization and O-Rock team up for Katrina benefit.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 13, September 29, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 13, September 29, 2005

Central Florida Future

UCF first in state for real estate; Piecing it together: Final seconds tense violent; Sole ticket dominates Senate elections: Candidates running on the LIVE ticket won all but one seat in this year's student Senate elections; Katrina relief concert at UCF: Hurricane victim to share experience with attendees; Church state sparked debate in symposium.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 12, September 26, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 12, September 26, 2005

Central Florida Future

UCF officer shot dead before Marshall game; Politics and religion on agenda for symposium; Students angering residents: Homeowners upset by late-night parties and noise from neighbors; Elections off and running for prospective student senators: Unusually high number of candidates running unopposed and only one ticket in this year's race.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 11, September 22, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 11, September 22, 2005

Central Florida Future

Protesters heading to capital's doorstep: Campus Peace Action joining others for anti-war march in Washington D.C.; Students inspired by studies overseas; Marching Band Celebrates 25th Anniversary; Neglected Knightcast staff receives a permanent home; Editor's suicide leaves emotional void at student paper: Spinnaker staff members reflect on their lost leader.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 10, September 19, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 10, September 19, 2005

Central Florida Future

rivalry with USF holds plenty of benefits for both; SGA gets mixed reactions over USF football ticket giveaway; Hurricane victims look to Web sites for help; worrySGA confrontation leads to police patrol: Pressure desire for power can push students to erratic behavior observers say; Running of the Bulls: Despite bad game for UCF rivalry with USF holds plenty of benefits for both; SGA gets mixed reactions over USF football ticket giveaway; Hurricane victims look to Web sites for help; worry helplessness affect Florida residents after Katrina.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 09, September 15, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 09, September 15, 2005

Central Florida Future

Mardi Gras offering relief instead of beads: LEAD Scholars create chance to celebrate New Orleans-style while helping refugees; Foreign languages enlighten education; Puerto Rican growth impacts campus: New course covers island's culture; New health center will open bigger and better; Displaced students get second shot for Fall semester as UCF welcomes Katrina victims.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 08, September 12, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 08, September 12, 2005

Central Florida Future

Relief on the way for officers; Senate to offer more tickets for USF game: New bill aims to get more UCF students to Tampa; Sept. 11 still open wound for many students: UCF reflects on state of America four years after the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attacks; Senate to offer more tickets for USF game: New bill aims to get more UCF students to Tampa; Motivational speaker offers magical words of of wisdom: Rolando Magic V.P. gives insider advice on lifelong learning for approaching jobs.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 07, September 8, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 07, September 8, 2005

Central Florida Future

Car accident proves fatal for UCF student and two passengers; Underage beware! Police aim to curb illegal consumption; Ophelia nagging Florida's coast: Winds increasing but tropical storm heading out to sea; Engineers taking students for a free ride: Automotive club to hold 'UCF Day' with hopes of gaining recruits.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 06, September 6, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 06, September 6, 2005

Central Florida Future

Campus groups unite for hurricane relief efforts; UCF grants enrollment to displaced students: Academic doors opened to hurricane victims nationwide; Video gaming school perfect fit for junkies; SGA Senate names new president pro tempore after close vote: Kelly Travis climbs to top of Senate hierarchy as end of term approaches.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 05, September 1, 2005 Sep 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 05, September 1, 2005

Central Florida Future

O'Leary aims to break losing streak: Football kicks off season tonight against Spurrier-led Cocks; Park and ride to ease parking woes: Students try out alternative transportation in face of overcrowded campus lots; All-time high for gas; Katrina leaves New Orleans flooded; Merolle reflects on legacy.


Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 04, August 29, 2005 Aug 2005

Central Florida Future, Vol. 38 No. 04, August 29, 2005

Central Florida Future

Speaker's resignation leads to shakeup within senate ranks: Former pro temp White moves into new position in wake of Merolle's departure for the real world; Dyer headlines new marketing push at downtown pep rally: Football reaching out to community with hopes of attracting more fans; Knighto's ride pimped by student automotive club; Is God a fad?: To believe or to not believe? Spurred to the front of public discussion in the wake of the 2004 presidential selection religion has been the media's "it" topic for several years. But is this revival real? Or is faith just ...