As masks became a central fixture in the fight against COVID-19, two creatives have brought fashion to them.
Amid quiet cricket chirps and the expansive, empty green lawn of Memory Mall, one group of students broke the silence with music and dance — UCF’s own Knight-Thon Morale Team.
UCF STEM students and faculty said they have been grappling with the fear of a lack of hands-on experience because of remote learning.
Since the beginning of the semester, UCF has been releasing COVID-19 data weekly rather than daily like other Florida universities.
When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March, 21-year-old premedical student Holly Bertholf was one of the courageous health care professionals who put her life on the line.
UCF conducted randomized COVID-19 testing to students living in on-campus dorms and Greek Life, but not students living in off-campus housing.
UCF’s first roller skating club is being created to help teach and foster students' interest for roller skating.
The coronavirus pandemic hit the performing arts industry hard, leaving industry professionals jobless and industry educators scrambling for new ways to keep the arts alive.
With news of the COVID-19 outbreak and the quick turnaround to virtual learning, professors and students were quickly forced to battle unique challenges in the spring semester. Professors knew they had to make changes in order to work with students and have a successful fall semester. For Am…
The spring 2021 semester at UCF is currently set to feature a little over 3,000 face-to-face classes, said Interim Provost Michael Johnson during a Faculty Senate meeting on Nov. 19.
Anthony Bencomo, 44, first got his feet wet in the retail industry in 1997 with his business, Knightmare Apparel.
UCF Counseling and Psychological Services faced a 31% decrease in the total number of students using its services this fall, despite COVID-related stress.
On Saturday, Orange County strike teams found 11 Orlando bars to be noncompliant with COVID-19 guidelines. Eight of these bars are located in downtown Orlando and three are in the UCF area.
On a sunny Friday in 2019, hundreds of students rushed into the Reflection Pond for the annual Spirit Splash, among them being a small 5-foot-2-inch sophomore named Ashley Chapas, a communication sciences and disorders major.
Making connections wasn’t new territory for UCF senior Tahlia Hutchinson, who had been working at UCF’s Knight Line Engagement Center for nearly two years.
Whether it was learning how to draft a cover letter or how to network efficiently, UCF psychology alumna Emily Harlow learned a lot about job hunting in her time at school.
With COVID-19 cases increasing in the United States, Ukraine native Sasha Zholdakova decided to go back to her home country.
The early morning sun washed over Lake Claire and dew began to form on the grass under yoga mats laid out in a socially-distanced circle as UCF students found their zen at the Sunrise Yoga session on Nov. 4th.
There have been a few new faces working around UCF's campus, as many new UCF employees were laid off from their previous jobs at Disney because of the pandemic.
As students worried about what type of hands-on experience they would be able to receive for their speech pathology degree, UCF launched a new course just in time and included relevant COVID-19 material.
UCF alumnus Carlos Guevara began vaping socially after moving from Venezuela, and now has experienced unexpected COVID-19 effects.
As the coronavirus pandemic hits record numbers, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top disease expert, said he supports a nationwide mask mandate.
With tables and chairs separated by six feet and a limited capacity, sequins and glittery makeup graced the stage tonight at the Pegasus Ballroom in the Student Union during the Annual Amateur Drag Show.
The Apple Watch Series 6 has the potential to save lives from further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic with new breakthrough technology UCF students are using.
UCF announced on Tuesday that students who were unable to walk for spring and summer 2020 graduation will now be able to have their graduation experience by signing up for “Grad Walk.”
The scariest time for Universal Studios is being moved up a notch. With Halloween Horror Nights canceled, Universal decided to satisfy those who still hunger for a good scare by opening up two haunted houses.
While walking frantically in the woods following UCF’s “Fright Knight” trail, students screamed when what appeared to be a half-dead person covered in blood appeared out of thin air.
UCF CAPS counselor Vanessa Stein was working from home, sitting in front of her computer ready to host the third Zoom session of her workshop, prepared to face the same issue the previous sessions presented — zero attendance.
When Breyonn Davis-Carter, an originating member of UCF's Basketball Club, heard he would be on the courts again after sport clubs were postponed for months due to COVID-19, he was relieved.
Resident assistants on UCF’s campus are facing challenges they’ve never encountered before due to COVID-19.
The United Faculty of Florida at UCF is in the process of bargaining for faculty to get a COVID-19 one-time payment; however, the university said it is not authorizing any payments to faculty right now.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will allow open containers of alcohol in parts of downtown Orlando for the holiday weekend.
An unexpected family tragedy helped one nursing student find her calling.
The Orange County government announced $30 million more in funds will be given as part of the CARES Act, but this week during the county's coronavirus weekly update, concerns were raised as to whether that was enough.
A UCF alumna launched a charity project to raise money to donate school supplies and gifts for the holidays to elementary school students during the holiday season.
When a recently laid-off student came across a job opportunity to become a contact tracer for UCF, she knew she wanted to be a part of it.
President Donald Trump's COVID-19 infection raised the question about a presidential candidates' death — and what the protocol is if a candidate died weeks before an election. The answer is all but clear.
Socially-distanced chairs, plexiglass barriers and hand-sanitizing stations scatter the room of Knights Pantry, the resource pantry in UCF’s Ferrell Commons.
On Oct. 12, UCF sent an email regarding concern amid a significant increase in COVID-19 cases on campus.
UCF is teaming up with a former alumna to co-develop a fast-acting, long-lasting disinfectant to combat COVID-19 and other viruses.
Student Health Services began using a mobile flu cart this semester that drives around campus administering free flu shots Mondays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Senior elementary education major Brittany Atkinson sits alone everyday in her classroom at Partin Elementary School.
The spring 2021 semester is shaping up to feature more face-to-face classes, while the future of spring break hangs in the balance, said Interim Provost Michael Johnson during Thursday’s Faculty Senate meeting.
Isis Bermudez was shocked and surprised when she heard the news that all UCF music ensembles would be rehearsing outdoors for the fall 2020 semester.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19 Friday morning.
When Elizabeth Milks heard football games would have fewer attendees, she said she knew it would affect her income on game day.
The Celeste Hotel readies for blastoff after a few scrapped launches, as the hotel preps for its mid-October debut.
UCF students have had to adapt to several new hurdles because of the COVID-19 pandemic this year and for some students, this included financial stress.
UCF Downtown students expressed praise and concerns about commuting via SunRail to and from campus in a pandemic.
Students living on campus this semester must get tested on their move-in day, but can still move in without the test results, according to UCF's housing portal.