Central Florida Future; Future; Student newspapers; 1968-1969 (Vol. 1)


Vol. 01 No. 20, April 18, 1969


Rohter conducts rheology research; 'A friend of education' Congressman Gibbons [Gibbons urges students to discourage their contemporaries from holding unlawful demonstrations on campus, with photo]; Sororities end week of pledging; Board chosen for VC (Village Center); Jobs planned for graduates; Grasty and Dumas to judge contest; Warden to repeat Etcetera talk (with photo); Parent's Day to be held; Chi Alpha Frat pledges named; Editorial: Classroom building a dream? Letters to the Editor: Student answer to Prophet column; McQuarters voted club president; Parent's Day to be held; At the Theatre [Column, by Russell T. Bentley]; Chi Alpha Frat pledges named; O'Mara named board chairman; Business frat. to be organized; Ellis appointed Dir. of Research; Kappa Sigs. to form here; Why did the turtle cross the road? To hold up his pants (Photograph by Harry Kenney); Unkovic discusses new textbook; On Movies: Critic says 'No nut mail;' Library week to be observed; Promotion of Bunkie Gentzel (with photo); Miss FTU Pageant to be held; Portable, the Prophet: Subversion still haunts airways; Junior class gets president.

Collection Description

Semi-weekly student newspaper of the University of Central Florida (UCF). It started in 1968 upon the opening of Florida Technological University (FTU), UCF's predecessor. Initially it was called "FuTUre" and published weekly. The words "Central Florida" were added around the time the school changed to UCF. It is available in microfilm (1968-1986, library call number LD1772.F9 A1438), online (September 2001-current, at and in University Archives (1968-current).

Publication Date



Florida Technological University, Orlando, Fla.

Document Type


Number of Pages

8 pages


Mass Communication | Organizational Communication | Publishing | Social Influence and Political Communication


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