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UCF area dishes out Super Bowl watch parties, specials

UCF area dishes out Super Bowl watch parties, specialsWhat's Super Bowl Sunday without food? Here's a round-up of Super Bowl XLIX watch parties and specials.
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  • 15 hours, 40 minutes ago
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Many Super Bowl XLIX commercials unveiled

Many Super Bowl XLIX commercials unveiledOne of the main attractions to the Super Bowl — or perhaps some, the main attraction — is the numerous commercials that companies spend huge sums of money to play on the air.
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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UCF grad quenches need for speed at Florida Tech

UCF grad quenches need for speed at Florida TechWhen Shea Holbrook was 5 old, she had four things she wanted to be when she grew up.
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
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Study: Older professors bad for students

Study: Older professors bad for studentsUp until 1994, professors were, by law, required to retire at the age of 70.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
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UCF alumnus works to lengthen reporting time for sexual assault victims

UCF alumnus works to lengthen reporting time for sexual assault victimsFor a survivor, reporting a rape can be just as traumatic as the crime itself. Now imagine, after building up the courage to press charges, you're told you're too late.
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  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
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UCF Police on alert after strong arm robbery on campus

UCF Police on alert after strong arm robbery on campusThe UCF Police Department responded to a report of a strong arm robbery on campus Wednesday night.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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UCF to host 1st STEM Day for K-12 students

UCF to host 1st STEM Day for K-12 studentsUCF will host its first STEM Day, led by the Center for Initiatives (iSTEM) on Friday, Jan. 30.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Tired Knights drop 2nd-straight at home, fall to Temple

Tired Knights drop 2nd-straight at home, fall to TempleUCF had two days in between games after a loss to Cincinnati on Sunday, but head coach Donnie Jones stated it may have needed more than two to fully recuperate before taking the court Wednesday night against Temple, who toppled UCF 86-62.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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2 UCF students uninjured after fighting off burglars

2 UCF students uninjured after fighting off burglarsA UCF student resident fought off two burglars at the Village of Alafaya apartments near UCF Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Theft, burglaries reported at UCF-area apartment complex

Theft, burglaries reported at UCF-area apartment complexA Sony Playstation 4, a Macbook Air, Beats by Dre headphones and a 32-inch Samsung Smart TV are just a few of the things that were reported stolen from Northgate Lakes Apartment Complex Monday.
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  • 2 days, 19 hours ago
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Video: Tasty Tuesdays

Video: Tasty TuesdaysVideo: Tasty Tuesdays. 13 food trucks come together in the Milk District on Tuesday evenings. Video by Arnold Godoy, Central Florida Future
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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Live blog: January Board of Trustees meeting

Live blog: January Board of Trustees meetingStay up to date on all of the news and notes from Thursday's Board of Trustees meeting.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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Blaze Pizza to open in Plaza shopping center in March

Blaze Pizza to open in Plaza shopping center in MarchIt wouldn't be the UCF area if there wasn't yet another new restaurant opening.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Students, fitness pros offer tips, tricks to staying in shape during school

Students, fitness pros offer tips, tricks to staying in shape during schoolNow that the spring semester is in full swing, it's time to figure out a good way to get rid of that extra holiday weight. Getting back in shape is a pretty common New Year's resolution, but where do you start?
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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UCF students grow their own grub to save money, eat healthy, relax

UCF students grow their own grub to save money, eat healthy, relaxImagine biting into a ripe, juicy tomato or slicing open a fresh avocado for some homemade guacamole. Now imagine all you had to do to get these fruits was go into your backyard.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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East Orlando bar specials for Jan. 29 to Feb. 1

East Orlando bar specials for Jan. 29 to Feb. 1Check out these East Orlando bar specials for the Jan. 29 to Feb. 1 weekend.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Student-created game lets players fish, sail as cat

Student-created game lets players fish, sail as catHave you ever wanted to know what it feels like to fish as a cat? Well now's your chance.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Knights add to early NFL Draft declaration trend

Knights add to early NFL Draft declaration trendMaking big life decisions comes with the internal balancing of risk versus rewards. But rarely is a 21-year-old making potentially life-defining decisions that come with a price tag of millions of dollars.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Students, experts offer advice to enjoy local nightlife

Students, experts offer advice to enjoy local nightlifeWhether it's your first semester at UCF or your last, you may be looking for a place to unwind after prerequisites and capstones. Local bars may do the trick — but what tricks do managers and regulars have for students to enjoy their night?
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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UCF to make additions to the outfield

UCF to make additions to the outfieldEverywhere you look in the UCF starting lineup, it seems all you see is more returning players.
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Women brawl, build friendships with Orlando Psycho City Roller Derby

Women brawl, build friendships with Orlando Psycho City Roller DerbyForget Perriman, Worton or Bortles. Meet Lady Paincorn, Bowtie Bruiser and Missy Misdemeanor — roller derby girls with Orlando Psycho City Roller Derby.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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John T. Washington paved way for minorities at UCF

John T. Washington paved way for minorities at UCF“A lot of people don’t know who he was,” said Ida Cook, UCF associate professor of sociology. “They just know there’s a building.”
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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Knights seeing troubles on the road

Knights seeing troubles on the roadLife on the road can be tough, and it's proving true for the Knights men's basketball team. The team has dropped five of six contests away from the comforts of the CFE Arena.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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4-star recruit commits to UCF

4-star recruit commits to UCFUCF put its rod into the water and came up with a big fish in its 2015 recruiting class. Four star recruit Tristan Payton committed to UCF on Sunday during an official visit, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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Knights help fire victim rise from the ashes

Knights help fire victim rise from the ashesIt’s hard to imagine what it’s like to wake up one morning in your own bed, only to leave for the day and come back with everything gone — destroyed.
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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Things to do from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4

Things to do from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4Things to do from Jan. 29 to Feb. 4
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
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UCF Board of Trustees to hear proposal to fund stadium beach bar

UCF Board of Trustees to hear proposal to fund stadium beach barOne of the lingering questions following Monday's announcement of Bright House Networks Stadium's new East Side Club: how would it be paid for?
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  • 3 days, 15 hours ago