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Collectively mourning, remembering,  Professor Darrell Riley

Collectively mourning, remembering, Professor Darrell Riley

Sarah Toms, Editor-in-chief January 9, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we officially share that CF’s Professor Darrell Riley  passed away Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 at the age of sixty-three due to illness.  A funeral service is set for the month...

Educational visas being put on ice

Educational visas being put on ice

Isaiah Delgado, Staff Writer December 5, 2021

As the world attempts to return to a new normal post pandemic, some changes are evident particularly in the classroom.  The pandemic had a significant impact on international student enrollment, which...

International Education Weeks has come to an end

International Education Weeks has come to an end

Hiran Paez, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

As of recent years, CF Student Life, and the CF International Club had a successful movie night at the Ocala campus, in building 8, Room 110 this past Friday night, November 19th. The film Mulan, itself,...

Deconstructing student debt debacle

Deconstructing student debt debacle

Isaiah Delgado , Staff Writer November 5, 2021

In a world where having a college degree has become more of a requirement than a benefit, the importance of affordable education continues to rise. Though Investopedia  reports that as of 2020, roughly...

Kane Smego brings positive energy, creativity to CF

Kane Smego brings positive energy, creativity to CF

William Cann, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Kane Smego combines poetry, beatbox, impersonation, and audience participation in a unique display of slam poetry at the Dassance Fine Arts Center in Ocala. Kane is the Associate Director of Next Level,...

Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. The Public Safety building located on Ocala campus. (William Cann / The Patriot Press)

Covid poses new challenge for campus safety

William Cann , Staff writer October 4, 2021

Covid has impacted all of us in different ways.  For some students, the decision to attend in-person classes relies upon a safe environment. This semester, students and staff at CF have been slowly...

Baseball and softball recruiting are back in full swing

Baseball and softball recruiting are back in full swing

Dominic Feo, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

After a more than a year of waiting, CF Patriots Softball and Baseball programs are back. Both teams started their first somewhat normal season this past spring.   A part of getting back...

Suncoast shining a youthful light on CFs Citrus campus

Suncoast shining a youthful light on CFs Citrus campus

Isaiah Delgado, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

It has been said that “If you build it, they will come,” and Citrus County hopes that statement holds true regarding the Suncoast Parkway being extended into Lecanto and the potential influx of youth...

Meadowbrook Churchs Strides to Sanity

Meadowbrook Church’s Strides to Sanity

Lexia Thomas, Editor In Chief September 14, 2021

Meadowbrook Church located here in Ocala is one of the biggest churches in our city. Meadowbrook was found in 1989 by Pastor Tim and wife Alicia Gilligan. The Gilligan’s had a strong urgent desire to...

CF’s updated continuation towards normalcy

CF’s updated continuation towards normalcy

Sarah Toms, Editor-in-chief September 4, 2021

The College of Central Florida has recently begun 2021 Fall semester classes, and many students are once again settling into both online and classroom courses. While some students may be settled into their...

Covid-19’s Route to Normalization

Lauren Gillyard, Editor-in-chief February 25, 2021

After more than a year, Covid-19 has changed the lives of many. Although it has also normalized a lot of things that have happened in our society that has resulted from it.  The first initial reporting...

CFs Forensics Team gets together for a group photo to celebrate the event.

A Weekend of Winnings at the FIFA Tournament

February 24, 2021

The forensics team took a win in the Florida Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament, FIFA, for the first time in school history on Feb. 19 and 20 and they were able to take home four state championships.   The...

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