CAPS holds suicide awareness, prevention training

Suicide can be a difficult subject to approach with people who may be at risk. The Counseling and Psychological Services department hosted a suicide awareness and prevention QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer)-a-thon on Wednesday, March 25, at the Key West Ballroom in the Student Union. The program was centered on how participants could better approach the topic with people showing […]

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NORML Founder Talks of Progress In Marijuana Law Reform

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) at UCF hosted the organization’s founder, Keith Stroup, on Wednesday evening. Stroup founded the organization in 1970 with the intent of stopping marijuana-related arrests. Keith Stroup, founder of NORML, discusses changing climate for marijuana policies. “There is nothing wrong with responsible marijuana use. We need government to get out of […]

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Presidential Candidate Debate Heats Up the Student Union

The Pegasus Ballroom was a sea of UCF students as they eagerly waited to hear the 2015 Student Government Association presidential candidates’ debate on where they stood on the topics of money, safety, parking and transportation. With the election coming up on Monday, Thursday night’s debate was the last time for all of the presidential candidates to get together, debate […]

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UCF Knightly News Newscast (3/27/15)

Knightly News covers the most recent stories in the UCF community and the greater Orlando area. This newscast covers everything from an SGA debate recap and construction on State Road 50 to new bathroom bills and rugby highlights. View the first half hour for more information. First Half Hour This newscast covers a feature on a female DJ and laser engraved art on longboards to […]

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Students stand against sexual assault

The National Organization for Women gathered students around the reflection pond Thursday to raise awareness about sexual violence and show support for victims at their annual “Take Back the Night” event. Hugo Fonseca, Erik Rodriguez and Chris Campa march with signs made by the National Organization for women at UCF. At the start, attendees stamped their handprints in purple and […]

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