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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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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Maxwell fires an M-16 using a three-round burst at the Joe Foss range during a weapons training in Taqaddum, Iraq, July 27, 2008. The Seabees, assigned to a mobile construction battalion, are on a six-month deployment to Iraq to provide general engineering support to coalition forces. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin Coveny, via defense.gov

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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UCF’s Blake Bortles and Storm Johnson go to Jacksonville

May 11, 2014
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UCF’s Blake Bortles and Storm Johnson go to Jacksonville

The Oviedo High alum Bortles goes 3rd overall in the draft, while his running back goes 222nd.
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Enzian screening Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem as part of the Meet the Filmmaker series

April 25, 2014
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Enzian screening Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem as part of the Meet the Filmmaker series

After a long stay in the wilderness of bombs and broken dreams, The Zero Theorem could be Terry Gilliam's triumphant return to the positive side of the creative ledger.
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on piss, frats and perverts

April 22, 2014
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YOUR DAILY WEEKLY READER: on piss, frats and perverts

In today's Daily Weekly Reader: drug dealers, gay rights, Jermaine Stewart, Rick Scott and urine testing.
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Location Matters: the gym from ‘Sydney White’

April 18, 2014
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Location Matters: the gym from ‘Sydney White’

Revisiting the UCF Recreation & Wellness Center, where Amanda Bynes' 'Snow White' reboot 'Sydney White' was filmed in 2007.
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