How Low Voter Turn Out Affects College Students

by Cameron Bonnewell   College students are among the most vocal political forces in the United States. We often involve ourselves in rallies and protests as well as support organizations that share our values. Most Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 tend to be more liberal than the general population and this has…

Feel the Rhythm

by Juan Arias   Are you looking to spice up your college experience? Discover Latin Rhythm, UCF’s largest Latin dance club! Since its inception in 2001, Latin Rhythm has established itself as one of the most prominent registered student organizations (RSOs) at UCF. Over a hundred currently active members, numerous performances, and frequent workshops throughout…

Ten Little Unknown Things About UCF

by Sara Thames   As students of UCF, we are barraged on all sides with assignments, commitments, and expenses. The good news is that with the student status comes great and often under-advertised opportunities to take care of yourself as a person. Most tours of UCF cover the dining plan, counseling services and our beautiful…

The Literary Arts Partnership: Writers in the Community

by Katrina Kozorezov   According to their website, The Literary Arts Partnership at the University of Central Florida offers poetry and storytelling workshops in community settings to children, youth, and adults throughout Central Florida. We believe that poetry and storytelling are powerful tools that enhance literacy, learning attitude, character, and self-awareness. Our programs develop pride…

Reformed University Fellowship

by Mitchell Bosse   It can be hard to distinguish UCF’s many campus ministries from one another. However, most of these groups stand beside a specific denomination. RUF, which stands for Reformed University Fellowship, intentionally does not state which denomination it is associated with—although it is commonly supported by the Presbyterian church—and offers a unique…

A Knight’s Mission to Mars

by Dianne Mercado   By the end of the century, there could be fully functional human colonies on Mars, and UCF could have helped put them there. Recently, the global space industry has seen immense progress and development in both private and public circles, which have turned attention to colonizing the Red Planet. UCF fosters…

Student Activism In Today’s Political Climate

by Olivia Sunna   The Women’s March on Washington on January 21, 2017 left a global print on the divisive political landscape following the elections, spurring protests and marches across the nation for other causes in the name of activism. However, these protests and “sister” marches would have not been made possible without the work…