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Students try Henna Art

CF’s Student Life committee set up their booth at the Ocala campus to help provide students with their free kits. These kits were ‘first come, first serve’ and students were required to show their student IDs.

Lauren Gillyard, Managing Editor

September 30, 2020

“Henna at home with GiGi” was a collaboration event done on Zoom with CF’s Student Life Committee and the Appleton Museum. This event had been hosted on Wednesday, September 23 by GiGi, Appleton’s staff, and has given students the chance to create a henna design either on themselves or a fri...

CF’s Privilege Walk

Photo Credit: Student Life Committee

Lauren Gillyard, Managing Editor

August 5, 2020

On July 13, CF had hosted their very own Privilege Walk. This walk consisted of an activity where the speaker Margorie McGee, faculty, asked participants various questions that deal with race, gender, age, and ethnicity.  This event is the first activity to take place during a summer series tha...

Internet access at CF

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Lauren Gillyard, Staff Writer

June 12, 2020

Do you have internet access at home? If you don’t, CF has extended its Wi-Fi out into the parking lots. CF has announced that until further notice, all buildings are closed, but students are still allowed on campus. As of Tuesday, April 29, 2020, I drove around each parking lot and tracked what I bel...

Covid-19’s impact on Dual Enrollment students

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Trinity Salcedo, Content Editor

April 21, 2020

When I started this column I already had a vision for how I would write this final piece of writing, not only for this series of articles, but as my last piece for the Patriot Press. To say that things did not turn out how I had imagined would be an understatement. Due to Covid-19, some of you, like...

Transitioning to Online (CF Updates)

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Lauren Gillyard and Courtesy of College of Central Florida

April 14, 2020

From in-class to online, CF goes out of its way to ensure the safety of its students and faculty. On March 30, classes started getting conducted online after a week of preparation from each professor. All classes will continue for the rest of the spring semester in an online format. After a few c...

How to adult during a pandemic

Allen Barney, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

When I was growing up, I didn’t think about having a family too often, which in my eyes is a level most children don’t even come across for years. I always knew that it wasn’t going to be easy, but it will be the most rewarding and wonderful ride of my life. I am beyond blessed to have a beautiful...

No debate here, the forensics team is on fire!

The award shelf of the CF Forensics team.

Allen Barney, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

When people hear the word “forensics” they tend to think of crime scenes, evidence, cultures and anything else that deals with crimes or illegal activity. To a good percentage of the population that believes that is the case, it’s actually a whole different definition in other fields of education.  The term “f...

Behind the scenes on a free two-year degree

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...

Swinging from coast to coast

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Jake Peterson, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Chase Watkins, 20, is on his way to becoming a professional baseball pitcher here at CF. Watkins has left his world behind to make his dreams come true. He moved from California to The College of Central Florida for baseball. Watkins feels he is at his best when at CF. He first attended California...

Stay Connected with CF!

Courtesy of College of Central Florida

March 30, 2020

Hi everyone! I just wanted to remind you that we are still connected – and we want to make sure that our students are as well. Follow Student Life & SAB on Social Media to stay engaged! Have a beautiful day and stay well!!! ...

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