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UCF Graduation Goes Virtual Due To COVID-19 Crowd Restrictions



Graduation is a milestone in a student’s life. It’s a time for graduates to reflect on their hard work and be recognized for their achievements. But this semester’s graduation ceremony isn’t going to look the same, due to COVID-19. In compliance with the State University System of Florida’s directions, the University of Central Florida is rescheduling all spring 2020 graduation ceremonies. UCF said on its website that it will host a virtual commencement. This means students will have to reevaluate their plans for celebrating graduation. Many students have taken to social media to express their disappointment. UCF senior and mathematics major Jay Nulph said an online ceremony would feel cheap. “I’m quite upset,” he said. “I was actually really …




Rev. Mary Lee Downey. Photo: Matthew Peddie. WMFE

Rev. Mary Lee Downey: “Addressing A Need Now And Preventing Homelessness For The Future.”



The Orlando Sentinel’s Central Floridian of the year is Reverend Mary Lee Downey. For nearly a decade she’s been fighting poverty and homelessness in Osceola County with her non-profit, the Community Hope Center. Downey highlights the biggest challenges ahead in the struggle against homelessness, and how she’s working with different parts of the community to tackle the housing crisis.




Photo courtesy of Renata Sago

Orlando Journalist Re-imagines Mary Poppins in Photography Exhibit



Journalist Renata Sago teamed up with her mother, Kanika, for her latest project Black Mary: An Homage to Black Feminine Magic. This exhibit re-imagines Mary Poppins as a modern day black woman invoking joy and power in marginalized communities across the United States.