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…

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…

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…

5 Best Student-Friendly Movie Theaters

by Caitlin Eha   College students love a good movie and attending theaters provides a great way to unwind and spend time with friends. Unfortunately, ticket prices are steadily climbing, making theaters more and more unfriendly to the student budget. Yet with a little foreknowledge, it can be simple to find good movie deals in…

There’s Talk in the Library

by Sami Lee Under Construction Forever. As a student at UCF, you’ve likely heard this sarcastic moniker in response to our ever-evolving campus. While this title is shared humorously, I think it’s a name we, as the University of Central Florida community, should be proud of; our campus is constantly changing and improving to better…

How to Get an Academic Reference As An Online Student

by Jordan Mount   I have a problem. I am an online student who needs academic references and my professors have never met me in person. I decided to start applying to graduate school a few months ago. As a senior at UCF, I had gone back and forth and then finally decided to go for it.…