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3 UCF fraternities on interim suspension following brawl

Nov. 11, 2021 16:14 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Three fraternities at the University of Central Florida have been put on an interim suspension following a brawl at a homecoming tailgate party last weekend. The UCF Office of Student Conduct is reviewing what happened among members of Phi Beta...

Florida woman killed while checking on deer in roadway

Nov. 06, 2021 10:48 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who stopped to check on a deer that was struck by a vehicle was killed when another driver hit her early Saturday. The 20-year-old woman stopped her vehicle in the center lane of the three-lane road near the University of Central...

Mississippi artist draws inspiration from plants, ecology

Sep. 19, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — When Nicole Dikon was in high school in Florida, she thought she wanted to be a marine biologist. That notion changed when she got to community college. “I started taking art classes, and I tried other things, but art is what stuck,” said Dikon,...

Largest colleges push student vaccines with mandates, prizes

Sep. 15, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that students be vaccinated, according to an analysis by The Associated Press. Approaches on enforcement...