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What are the worst holiday gifts to give?

What are the worst holiday gifts to give?Americans say giving wine is a far better way to say 'Merry Christmas' than dishing out the hard liquor.
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Entertainment

Hanukkah recipes: Potato latkas, rugelach

Hanukkah recipes: Potato latkas, rugelachHanukkah begins tonight, and what better a way to celebrate the holiday than with some traditional Jewish fare?
  • Entertainment
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Sports

UCF football: Clayton Geathers accepts Senior Bowl invite

UCF football: Clayton Geathers accepts Senior Bowl inviteUCF safety Clayton Geathers will have the chance to perform in front of top NFL scouts and executives after accepting an invitation to the 2015 Senior Bowl.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 23 hours ago
Sports

Bowl game: UCF to face NC State in Bitcoin Bowl

Bowl game: UCF to face NC State in Bitcoin Bowlfter repeating as American Athletic Conference Champions on Thursday, UCF will now head west to face NC State in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

UCF economist: New year to burst current boost in economy

UCF economist: New year to burst current boost in economyExpect a bump in the economy, but don't expect it to last.
  • News
  • 5 days, 3 hours ago
News

Qarma Crêpes to open UCF location January 2015

Qarma Crêpes to open UCF location January 2015UCF is slated to get yet another new restaurant near campus, as Qarma Crêpes, a downtown crepe confectionery, prepares to move its downtown location to the UCF area early next year.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

Pope Francis says dogs can go to heaven

Pope Francis says dogs can go to heavenPope Francis continues to show he's anything but traditional.
  • News
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Sports

Is the 2014 UCF defense the best unit O'Leary has had?

Is the 2014 UCF defense the best unit O'Leary has had?More times than not the UCF defense has proven itself in 2014 as being one of the nation's best.
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
College

Professor's space-bound project yields promising results

Professor's space-bound project yields promising resultsProfessor's spacebound science project sheds light on early solar system formation.
  • College
  • 1 week ago
News

Student Union collects record amount of food during finals

Student Union collects record amount of food during finalsEven though most students are studying hard for finals, they didn't miss the opportunity to give back to the community.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

UCF, O'Leary happy with Bitcoin matchup with NC State

UCF, O'Leary happy with Bitcoin matchup with NC StateAfter 24 hours of enjoying UCF's win over ECU, head coach George O'Leary had moved on.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Entertainment

2015 color of the year announced

2015 color of the year announcedColor fanatics and fashionistas - this one's for you.
  • Entertainment
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
News

UCF commencement: The rules of the road for graduation

UCF commencement: The rules of the road for graduationUCF is no stranger to traffic.
  • News
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Sports

UCF's graduation rate 7th among bowl teams

UCF's graduation rate 7th among bowl teamsIn a football game, players get hit on every play.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 3 hours ago
News

Rabies alert issued near UCF in Seminole County

Rabies alert issued near UCF in Seminole CountyA rabies alert has been issued for a part of Seminole County just northwest of the UCF area.
  • News
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Sports

UCF's Jacoby Glenn named conference's top defender

UCF's Jacoby Glenn named conference's top defenderAfter catching seven interceptions throughout the season, sophomore cornerback Jacoby Glenn snagged the American Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Year Wednesday.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Photos: UCF football players earn American Athletic Conference honors

Photos: UCF football players earn American Athletic Conference honorsUCF cornerback Jacoby Glenn (12) was named the American Athletic Conference's Defensive Player of the Year. Glenn is third in the nation in interceptions and passes defensed.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Bitcoin Bowl: UCF sells out 6,000-ticket allotment

Bitcoin Bowl: UCF sells out 6,000-ticket allotmentWith the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl just a two-hour drive from campus, one would expect thousands of UCF fans to pack Tropicana Field Dec. 26.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
News

60 tons of snow to create icy oasis near UCF Saturday

60 tons of snow to create icy oasis near UCF SaturdayFor students sticking around this weekend, a host of holiday events will take place in nearby Oviedo as the countdown to Christmas continues to tick onward.
  • News
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Valencia partnership has perks for UCF

Valencia partnership has perks for UCFEvery year, Valencia readies thousands of new Knights, armed with associate's degrees and motivated to earn their bachelor's. The benefits for Valencia's students are obvious. But what's in it for UCF?
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

UCF's first communications fraternity coming spring 2015

UCF's first communications fraternity coming spring 2015UCF's first and only professional, coed communications fraternity, Zeta Phi Eta, is set to launch in spring 2015.
  • News
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Sports

Report: George O'Leary plans to continue coaching at UCF

Report: George O'Leary plans to continue coaching at UCFDespite the rumors and speculation about his plans to retire, UCF head coach George O'Leary said that he plans to continue coaching through the end of his contract, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Opinion

Gun literature for children is inappropriate

Gun literature for children is inappropriateA few weeks ago, I was tabling at the Sanford Day of Unity at Fort Mellon Park. It was a beautiful day, with Lake Hamilton behind me, a light breeze in my hair, and the sun gently hitting my skin.
  • Opinion
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Jet's Pizza hosts toy drive through Dec. 20

Jet's Pizza hosts toy drive through Dec. 20'Tis the season for giving. And Jet's Pizza is helping its customers do just that.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

What does UCF's drinking-water violation mean for you?

What does UCF's drinking-water violation mean for you?UCF announces contaminants in drinking water exceeded EPA limits in spring 2014.
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Sports

O'Leary on UCF win: 'I didn't think it was possible.'

O'Leary on UCF win: 'I didn't think it was possible.'On the sideline, head coach George O'Leary, however, did not see the play.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Sports

UCF head coach George O'Leary discusses conference championship

UCF head coach George O'Leary discusses conference championshipUCF head coach George O'Leary discusses "Hail Mary" finish to American Athletic Conference championship game/
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 5 days ago