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Role of TikTok on students

Role of TikTok on students

Hiran Paez, Staff writer October 4, 2021

According to, adolescent spends approximately 85 minutes a day navigating TikTok, an app dedicated to making and sharing videos that are 15 seconds to three minutes long. According to CNBC,...

Figure 1. Professor Marino at Club Rush 2021.

Reflecting on CF’s Club Rush Event

Sarah Toms, Editor-in-chief September 18, 2021

Wednesday, Aug. 25 was the College of Central Florida’s Club Rush event, where students were welcomed to come out and learn more about the clubs and classes offered at CF. Club Rush this Fall semester...

The Appleton through the eyes of an outsider

The Appleton through the eyes of an outsider

Lauren Gillyard, Former Editor-in-chief May 12, 2021

On October 15, 2020, the Appleton Museum finally open their doors again for the public and I had then privilege to see what has changed since reopening. Since opening, the museum has received a deep...

The Boys and Girls Club Introduces Game Night

Christian Gordon, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Marion County’s Boys and Girls Club has proven itself to be a pillar in the community.  Beyond providing after-school care for children five days a week, the establishment has  hosted a Black History...

CF Student Life’s Trivia Night

David Dossey, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, CF Student Life hosted a Tuesday Game Night.  These trivia events are something which CF Student Life has been doing regularly.   The theme of this particular trivia event was...

The show must go on!

Trinity Salcedo, Editor-In-Chief October 22, 2020

While school for the average CF student has been dramatically impacted by switching to an online format, it’s hard to imagine what it must be like for students involved in the performing arts. On...

During the Fall, the West Port band prepares a marching show to compete in district competitions. On the podium is Dani ONeal, Senior Drum Major to the band. The title of the bands show was Fallen Soldier.  Photo credit: Debbie ONeal

Behind the scenes on a free two-year degree

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....

Patriot Press March Issue page 10

Lauren Gillyard, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

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 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...

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.

The 411 on Atlanta’s Dance 411

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...

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...

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