Knightly News sits down with Mother and Miss UCF Pageant contestant Alma Hill. She tells about how she was disqualified from the pageant because she has a child. Her story continues and she tells us how the Campus Activities Board reinstated her to the competition. Hill explains that in a meeting with CAB after their decision to let her compete, she found out that the Miss Florida America Pageant would not be allowing a Miss UCF representative in their competition.
UCF Homecoming Week lasts October 19-October 25:
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. at the IM Fields: Kidz Carnival
Sunday, 9:00 p.m. at the CFE Arena: Movie Knight featuring 21 Jump Street
Monday, 9:00 a.m.: Royalty Voting
Monday, 8:00 p.m. at the CFE Arena: Concert Knight featuring B.O.B and Icona Pop
Tuesday, 9:00 p.m.: Skit Knight
Wednesday, 9:00 p.m. at the CFE Arena: Comedy Knight featuring Chris D’Elia and Ben Bailey
Thursday, 11:00 a.m.: Coin Wars
Friday, 2:00 p.m. at the Reflection Pond: Spirit Splash
Friday, 9:00 p.m. at Memory Mall: Fireworks Show
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. at Bright House Networks Stadium: Football game
Shark attacks are making headlines again, here’s what you can do to stay safe in the water
“I don’t really have a fear of sharks. Even though I’m wary of them when I’m swimming in deep water. I know humans aren’t their prey so I’m not afraid of being attacked,” Bernie Youmagul, a UCF psychology senior said.
Most beach lovers don’t have to worry about encountering a shark, but Florida has the highest shark attacks of any region and New Smyrna Beach is the “Shark Capitol of the World” according to the International Shark Attack File.
ISAF research shows that if you’ve been [...] Continue Reading…
Your private Snaps may be exposed on the Internet
Users of the popular smartphone application Snapchat had thousands of their private photos leaked on the Internet on Sunday. An anonymous person hacked into a third-party app and stole the photographs before posting them on Reddit and 4Chan. The file included about 100,00 photos and videos. The incident has been dubbed the “Snappening” by Internet users.
UCF student Taylor Woosley said that she never thought of Snapchat as a dangerous mode of communication.
“I think the premise behind Snapchat is fun and innocent. However, it can turn dangerous quickly. Plus with the recent [...] Continue Reading…
UCF Knightly News Reporter Natalie Cabieses explains the beginning of an Ebola vaccine human trial, a grant given to UCF by the Defense Intelligence Agency, a preview of the UCF vs. Tulane Football game, and the 5 day forecast.