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…

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…

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…

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…

Lights, Camera, Action

by Mahaillie Griffith Have you ever dreamed of being in the spotlight? Or maybe you feel more comfortable behind-the-scenes? Whatever your preference, there is a place for you at one of UCF’s newest clubs, Crew Call. Many students at UCF do not know that the Nicholson School of Communication produces live television shows including Knightly News,…

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…