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Jared Dipsiner approaches Dima Alshaibi (left) and Heebah Ahmed to ask if they will agree to be interviewed as part of his video series for his Middle Eastern News project on Nov. 18 inside the Student Union. (Photo by Deanna Ferrante)

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Dima Alshaibi (left) and Heebah Ahmed answer Jared Dipsiner's questions about the Islamic state for one of his videos as part of his Middle Eastern News project on Nov. 18 inside the Student Union. (Photo by Deanna Ferrante)

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You can't escape them. The images of a war-torn Middle East proliferate newscasts, newspapers and magazines. We see the cities in ruins, the terrified citizens fleeing the destruction; a place so unlike our own it seems almost unreal.

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Armed with only wood, paint and chalk, a group of UCF students created a chalk wall to get their peers engaged and talking about the issues close to their hearts.

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Clad in black and gold attire, students storm the Reflecting Pond every fall in hopes of snatching up one of UCF's coveted Spirit Splash ducks. But they weren't the only ones who took the plunge this semester.

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Alexandra Peters finishes reciting her second poem at Project SPIT's One Night Slam. Her performance is lauded with applause by spectators and her fellow poets, but one cheer projects louder than the rest.

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As the October sun faded over Bright House Networks Stadium, Beatrice Plummer took her seat in the section dubbed for families. The pregame butterflies that affect even the most confident players affect her as well. But after kickoff, and the first hit, they subside.

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“And the servants of the Most Merciful are those who walk upon the earth easily, and when the ignorant address them [harshly], they say [words of] peace...” -The Qur’aan, 25:63.

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Maybe you’ve seen him around campus. His stature demands attention, and his opponents on the basketball court are forced to notice him. If you have seen him, he’s likely seen you as well. He towers above the crowded campus.

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For some college students, fear of falling victim to the freshman 15 provokes them to venture out to the gym every once in a while. But for others, such as 23-year-old Mallory Minor, the battle with weight and body image took more than just a trip to the gym.

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A common scene at electronic music concerts and festivals is eccentric light shows. People have created an art form with that in mind, and it’s growing in popularity at UCF.

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There is a perspective most UCF students will never know: seeing the innermost workings of campus, having your face plastered on brochures and banners, and being on first-name basis with President Hitt.

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In South Point Park, Miami, a crowd quickly gathers to witness a high-profile photo shoot featuring Aleksandra Dubrovskaya, a contestant on “The Face,” a reality show where supermodels compete to be the face of a major brand’s campaign. Behind the camera is 22-year-old UCF student Carlos Vel…

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From a UCF alumnus in Colorado's legal marijuana business to a UCF student teaching English in the Dominican Republic, you can find yourself reading about these students making a difference outside the UCF community.

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UCF student Sabrina Abu-Obeid can carry a tune while bathing herself in Yoo-hoo. We're impressed and you should be too! The digital media and web design major works alongside her boyfriend as lead singer of her rock band, TeraBrite. Abu-Obeid receives millions of views and was featured in ou…