Cycling in Orlando

by Ross Ellison Florida is known as the sunshine state and for good reason.  With a virtually non-existent winter and brutally humid summers, the state lives up to its name.  For this very reason (to be outdoors year round), I moved from Chicago to Orlando several years ago. One of the first things I did was…

The Benefits of the UCF Writing Center

by Olivia Sunna The University Writing Center on the University of Central Florida (UCF) campus offers writing techniques and feedback for all types of writing through writing consultants. These writing consultants, otherwise known as “tutors” to the students, are a mixture of graduate and undergraduate students who have undergone an intensive, continuous training process in…

Tips from a Professor on How to Succeed

 by Jordan Beeker There are many challenges incoming freshmen face coming into college, and for these students, it can sometimes feel like being a small fish entering a huge pond. Between the different expenses for meal plans, dorms, classes, and textbooks, as well as being exposed to a new environment and social circles, such as fraternities and…

Striving to Create a Safe and Inclusive Environment

by Rayanna Riecss Looking for an empowering feminist presence on campus? The National Organization for Women at UCF might just be the place for you!  By joining, you can help raise awareness about the need for gender equality and the end of all other forms of oppression.  This group practices intersectionality, a term coined by…

Writers Uknighted

by Ashley Kurns Are you anxious to hone in on your creative skills with fellow writers? Look no further than UCF’s official creative writing club, Writers Uknighted! This student-led organization is home to the many writers of the University of Central Florida, ranging from categories of all sorts—including fiction, non-fiction, poetry and script. I founded this…

UCF Student’s Volunteerism Paves Way for Future

by Olivia Sunna UCF junior and Biomedical Sciences major Sanya Georgieva believes that the key to a quality and beneficial college experience is getting involved in the community. She has proven this dedication to helping others through her leadership as a Burnett Honors College Symposium Team Leader, her work as secretary in the UCF chapter…