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During the Fall, the West Port band prepares a marching show to compete in district competitions. On the podium is Dani O'Neal, Senior Drum Major to the band. The title of the band's show was

Trinity Salcedo, Content Editor

April 1, 2020

If you read the previous column on Dual Enrollment, then you know what it took to get into the program and how it took some time getting used to navigating both high school and college at the same time. And it hadn’t exactly gotten easier. So I will say this, not with ego in mind or the idea of...

Friday Talks @ CF. Cyber security: are you safe?

Friday Talks @ CF. Cyber security: are you safe?

Jake Peterson

March 2, 2020

Cyber security is an extremely important topic. People use their devices every day and most of them aren’t worried about the chance of their information slipping through the cracks into the hands of a hacker. They need to be more aware of what’s going on so that they don’t lose their informa...

A Day of Historical Adventures:The Appleton Museum’s Half-Day Happenings

A Day of Historical Adventures:The Appleton Museum’s Half-Day Happenings

Lauren Gillyard

February 29, 2020

On Feb. 26, the Appleton Museum hosted its Half-Day Happenings event. The event was based around one of their exhibits on the building’s second-floor called the “Timely Elegance” exhibit. Visitors of all ages were welcomed to this event.  The museum staff gave participating visitors a clipbo...

The 411 on Atlanta’s Dance 411

Simdy Schneider, second in on the left, and Broke Bow to the far right. Some of the dancers that performed and came with Schneider from Atlanta.

Trinity Salcedo

November 4, 2019

For the Student Speakers Series on October 30, Sindy Schneider was invited back to the CF campus to talk about how she followed her heart and mind while being financially smart in building her own dance company, Dance 411, in Atlanta, Georgia.  Schneider is a CF alumnus who majored in business and...

Wear Your Wings Domestic Violence Walk

Wear Your Wings Domestic Violence Walk

Ta'Bria Snowden

October 23, 2019

  Emotions flooded many as they gathered on October 5, 2019 for the Annual Wear Your Wings Domestic Violence walk. Wings were spread and hearts were lifted as supporters and overcomers walk down a road the many travel daily to get to school.  The Wear Your Wings Domestic Violence Walk all ...

M.E.G.A Monday with Dr. Sarah Satterfield: Why is Student Engagement so important?

M.E.G.A Monday with Dr. Sarah Satterfield: Why is Student Engagement so important?

Ta'Bria Snowden

October 12, 2019

  On October 7, 2019, CF presented Dr. Sarah Satterfield, Department chair of the Visual and Performing Arts Department, to discuss the importance of communication and student engagement. This session was named “Lego, Haiku and PB and J: Student Engagement” and was from 12:30-1:45 with pizza...

A special reading by a special author

Kristen Arnett reads her latest book ‘Mostly Dead Things’

Auzree Thomas

October 12, 2019

Kristen Arnett is an author from Orlando, Florida. She went to Winter Park High School and grew up in a family that loves to hunt for the majority of their lives. So, she enjoys writing about places and she considers herself a place-writer.  The best selling novel in the New York Times is her latest ...

Night at the movies: International Film Festival

Night at the movies: International Film Festival

Trinity Salcedo

October 7, 2019

Tuesday, September 24th, the College of Central Florida International Film Series showed “I am Not a Witch,” as the second film out of ten that will be showed in the 2019-2020 school year.  On the CF campus in building 8 room 110, at seven o’clock around twice a month, there is a free show...

M.E.G.A Monday: Make your CF college experience more impactful

M.E.G.A Monday: Make your CF college experience more impactful

October 2, 2019

  On Monday, September 30, 2019 there was a M.E.G.A Monday held in Building 3 in the Learning Commons Center at CF. This event was hosted by Dr. K and Dr. Kinnerd.  M.E.G.A Mondays usually feature information about the campus as long as advice. On the 30th the main focus was making your colleg...

CF Arts College Fair prepare students for the next level

CF Arts College Fair prepare students for the next level

Auzree Thomas

September 29, 2019

  The Arts College Fair is where different colleges from different programs come together to give students the opportunity to learn how to get into their school. For example, the University of South Florida, the University of Florida, the University of North Florida, and The Appleton Museum are th...

Bethany Taylor visits CF at the Webber Gallery

Bethany Taylor visits CF at the Webber Gallery

Ta'Bria Snowden

September 28, 2019

On Wednesday, September 18, CF hosted Bethany Taylor at the Webber Gallery. Taylor is an associate professor and heavily involved in the WARP program (The Workshop for Art Research and Practice) at the University of Florida.  She started out as a painter but was soon dissatisfied with a single ima...

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