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Huzzah! It’s Fox Day!

April 10, 2014
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Huzzah! It’s Fox Day!

For those of you who have been faithfully watching FoxDayCam.com for a sign of our furry ginger friend, the day has finally arrived! It’s FOX DAY! For those of you who have no idea what we’re talking about, shame on you. Once a year, a coy 300 pound fox statue magically appears on the...
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A boutique hotel on UCF campus? It could happen.

March 25, 2014
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Next month, a committee of the University of Central Florida board of trustees will be meeting to discuss the possibility of opening a boutique hotel on campus.
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Donate a sweater in honor of Mr. Rogers

March 20, 2014
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In honor of Mr. Rogers' birthday, Rollins College is collecting sweaters for charity.
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Noor Iranian Film Festival comes to Florida

February 14, 2014
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Noor Iranian Film Festival comes to Florida

Iranian-American filmmakers are making their way to Daytona Beach to showcase their work in a four-day festival, which focuses on the importance of light (“noor” in Persian) in the art of filmmaking to share key elements of Iranian culture. The opening reception and dinner for the film festival begin at 6 p.m. tonight at...
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Fern Creek Elementary School is AWESOME! Fern Creek Elementary School is about to be closed

February 12, 2014
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Fern Creek Elementary School is AWESOME! Fern Creek Elementary School is about to be closed

Perhaps you’ve heard rumblings about the imminent closure of beloved local elementary school Fern Creek Elementary recently. We have, too! Which is weird, because it was only recently that we found ourselves at a “listening tour” there shaking hands with Gov. Rick Scott (because, you know, poor kids); also, it wasn’t too long ago...
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Bike share hits Winter Park

February 12, 2014
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With a little help from Healthy Central Florida, Winter Park is now one of the first municipalities in Central Florida to have a public library with a free bike share program. This marks a growing trend for public libraries to be providing services beyond book lending, as they branch out and dabble more in...
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

February 6, 2014
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Poet Charles Simic gives reading and free master class tonight at Rollins

As the first event of this year’s Winter With the Writers literary festival, poet Charles Simic appears tonight at Bush Auditorium on the campus of Rollins College. From 4-5:30pm, Simic conducts a master class, which is free and open to the public. At 7pm, he’ll read, be interviewed onstage, and sign books for the...
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People Who Died 2013: City planner Kevin Tyjeski

December 30, 2013
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People Who Died 2013: City planner Kevin Tyjeski

Kevin Tyjeski was the chief city planner for the city of Orlando and worked in the planning department for 18 years.
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We Need to Talk About Aliens: “Europa Report” screening with Rollins President Dr. Lewis Duncan @ Enzian

November 14, 2013
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We Need to Talk About Aliens: “Europa Report” screening with Rollins President Dr. Lewis Duncan @ Enzian

Enzian presents the first in a series of Science on Screen events with "Europa Report", featuring a pre-screening talk about the search for extraterrestrial life with the space physicist prez of Rollins, Dr. Lewis Duncan.
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Orlando film schools shut out of THR’s 25 Best list and why you shouldn’t give a damn

August 1, 2013
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Orlando film schools shut out of THR’s 25 Best list and why you shouldn’t give a damn

Orlando film schools have been shut out of The Hollywood Reporter's 2013 list of the 25 best film schools, while film school remains one of the biggest, most expensive and pointless rackets going.
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