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Miss Mommy: I was told I couldn’t compete in beauty pageants because I have a child

October 17, 2014
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alma

  On Monday Oct. 13, I was expelled from the Miss UCF Pageant. Not because I wasn’t talented, or pretty or a worthy contestant. 
It was because I have a child. I was considered good enough to represent my fellow students and women, until it came to light that my uterus wasn’t pristine. To...
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VIDEO: Watch UCF students ‘Shake it Off’ on dance cam

September 30, 2014
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VIDEO: Watch UCF students ‘Shake it Off’ on dance cam

Last week, University of Central Florida set up a dance cam in their student union and asked students to "Shake it Off" to Taylor Swift's newest hit.
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UCF President John Hitt says new downtown campus will be a “game changer”

September 23, 2014
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UCF President John Hitt says new downtown campus will be a “game changer”

Today UCF President John Hitt finally confirmed what has been in the works for months: UCF will be expanding into downtown Orlando. The school, which has been focused intently on building its own university-centric community on the east side of town, is planning to bring a $200 million campus to downtown. This isn’t really...
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Speaking of militarized police forces … did you know that University of Central Florida owns 23 M-16s and 1 grenade launcher?

September 11, 2014
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Speaking of militarized police forces … did you know that University of Central Florida owns 23 M-16s and 1 grenade launcher?

In the wake of Ferguson, it's become common knowledge that city police departments are getting their hands on more and more decommissioned military equipment. But today, the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that it's not just city police getting in on the game – police on college campuses are also building mini arsenals of...
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Florida Supreme Court to consider damages in UCF player’s death

August 13, 2014
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Florida Supreme Court to consider damages in UCF player’s death

The Florida Supreme Court said Wednesday it will take up a case stemming from the 2008 death of University of Central Florida football player Ereck Plancher, who collapsed after a series of conditioning drills.
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Kevin Dundon to host Irish Supper Club at Raglan Road

July 29, 2014
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Kevin Dundon to host Irish Supper Club at Raglan Road

Kevin Dundon and Scott Joseph host two Irish Supper Clubs: one in Dublin to celebrate UCF's appearance at the Croke Park Classic and one at Raglan Road.
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: Scott’s rusty pipes, Jolly and gay, entrepreneurial lies

July 22, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: Scott’s rusty pipes, Jolly and gay, entrepreneurial lies

TODAY’S REASON TO BE ANGRY AT GOV. RICK SCOTT INVOLVES A PIPELINE LEADING DIRECTLY INTO HIS BANK ACCOUNT: “Upon his election, Gov. Rick Scott’s transition team included a Florida Power & Light executive who pitched his company’s plan to build a major natural gas pipeline in North Florida to fuel a new generation of...
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