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In Ukraine, Uganda, Afghanistan, and Texas
Here’s what’s going on around the world and in our nation.
On the other side of the globe, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich is speaking out after he fled the Ukraine.
Yanukovich appeared in public for the first time today after a week of hiding. He addressed the world before reporters in the Russian City of Rostov-on-Don. In his speech, he stated that he is still the leader of the Ukraine, and wants to fight for the country’s future. The Ukraine Parliament recently enacted a new interim government with plans of a new president. Yanukovich called the new [...] Continue Reading…
The Knights men’s basketball team came back from a 15-point deficit to win the game
Rutgers dominated the game in the first half shooting over 53 percent from the court making 16 out of 30 shots. The Knights were trailing 35-26 at halftime, but they were able to come back.
In the second half the Knights shot over 47 percent from the court making 10 out of 21 shots and shooting over 66 percent from the free throw line making 18 out 27 free throws. The Knights were led by senior forward Tristan Spurlock. Spurlock scored 23 point shooting 8 for 19 from the field [...] Continue Reading…
UCF Men’s Baseball starts a 3 game series in Oxford, Mississippi tonight
The Knight’s take a three game winning streak to Oxford tonight to face the No. 24 Ole Miss Rebels.
This is the first non-conference weekend series for the Knights against a nationally-ranked opponent this season.
The Knights are going to face a tough pitching staff in this series as the Rebels pitching staff have 1.67 overall Earned Run Average this season.
This series marks the first time the Knights and the Rebels face each other during the regular season. They have only met once before in the 1995 NCAA Atlantic I Regional [...] Continue Reading…
In today’s Knightly Webcast, reporter Laurent Gonzalez tells us about the UCF Men’s Basketball team comeback win and about a problem that is affecting University House residents. She also tells about a fundraiser the Greek Community is hosting today.
El Equipo de Golf de UCF llegó a la posición “quince” en la Asociación Nacional de Deportes Universitarios NCAA marcando un record a nivel escolar.
Los Knights han terminado en los primeros lugares durante los últimos tres torneos y trataran de tener este evento como base de respaldo para el clasico de golf que tendrá lugar el 21 de Marzo en Baton Rouge.
Events to help inspire positive self-image and educate students
National Eating Disorder Awareness Week began on Feb. 24 and UCF is joining with the National Eating Disorders Association to improve students’ ideas about their bodies. The campaign is called “UCF Loves EveryBODY,” and it’s run by Counseling and Psychological Services as well as Health Services. NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. The organization’s stated vision is simple: a world without eating disorders.Therapy dog Daisy brings smiles to students
NEDA hosted [...] Continue Reading…
Students invited to find out what it takes to become a leader at UCF
SGA President Melissa Westbrook is back to work after the Senate voted against removing her from office last week. She gave a seminar at 11 a.m. yesterday in the Key West (218 ABCD) ballroom at the Student Union. She was joined by Vice President Jacob Kahn, who began the talk with an in-depth discussion on how UCF’s Student Government Association is structured.
Students asked questions about how to get a leadership position in SGA, and how Kahn and Westbrook’s experiences helped them to reach their goals.
This talk was [...] Continue Reading…