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Archive for Thursday, December 3, 2015

UCF White Student Union Sparks Controversy

Recent student protests against racial injustice at the University of Missouri sparked similar movements on college campuses nationwide, and the University of Central Florida is no exception. Two weeks ago, UCFs Black Student Union held a sit-in to support the organization that spearheaded the Missouri protests. But a few days after that, someone created a Facebook page called White Student Union at UCF, claiming to see in Black Lives Matter protests an explicit hostility to white students, faculty, and culture. In a lengthy statement to the press last week, the UCF White Student Union said: We are not a racist or white supremacist organization But we will not apologize for being white. We will not self-flagellate for the sins of ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

Clinton: Florida Lagging Due to Republican Policies

At her first official rally in central Florida since announcing plans to run for president, democrat and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shared her vision for Floridas growing populationone that includes job seekers, ex-offenders, college students, and immigrants.
Published in Central Florida News