Students Elect New SGA President

Cait and Jarell Elected 2015-2016 SGA President and Vice President  The heated campaign trail has come to a halt as SGA announced the to-be executives at 5:45pm outside of the Student Union. Students gathered at the stage in front of Smoothie King awaiting the announcement. According to the Elections Commission, Cait and Jarell received a landslide 63.7% of the 7,379 votes. […]

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The Pond Tells a Story

Courtesy of UCF Library Archives

Graduates gathered to hear President Nixon address the 1973 commencement.Courtesy of UCF Library Archives UCF’s Reflecting Pond is a centerpiece of student activity for years. The Pond was built in 1968 and since then, many students and visitors have been able to enjoy the peacefulness it offers. At one point, the Pond was drained for a commencement in 1973 when President […]

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Being “Under the Weather” Isn’t Just a Saying: An Update

Sunlight can be an environmental cue of happiness.

Weather may affect people’s moods, even in the Sunshine state. A new study by Dr. Franz Buscha, principal research fellow at the University of Westminster, was mentioned last week. It reveals that moods of British people are not affected by daily changes in weather conditions. He monitored weather records and observed them alongside with people’s happiness. Based on his findings, […]

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Saxophonists Tune Up for the 16th Annual Central Florida Sax Fest

The mood became much smoother this Saturday on campus, thanks to music students and professors participating in the 16th Annual Central Florida Sax Fest. “I’m not a big jazz player, but I like to listen to all the varieties of someone playing something,” said Gary Rosas, a student at East Ridge High School. Students applaud senior Steve Amann who conducted […]

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UCF’s Filipino Student Association Honors Culture through Festival of Dance

The Filipino Student Association at the University of Central Florida hosted their 10th annual Sayaw Cultural Showcase: Pista Ng Sayaw on Saturday at the Cape Florida Ballroom located in the Student Union. The English translation of Pista Ng Sayaw is “Festival of Dances.” The Filipino Student Association at UCF (FSA) hosts their Sayaw event every year in the spring to […]

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Sangam’s Got Talent spotlights students’ gifts

Members of Sangam, the Indian Student Association at the University of Central Florida, got their chance to shine Sunday night at the organization’s annual Sangam’s Got Talent showcase. Hundreds of people showed up at the Pegasus Ballroom to support the students performing in the talent show, which has been a tradition of Sangam for many years now. “Sangam’s Got Talent […]

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