Central Florida Future; Future; Student newspapers; 1982-1983(Vol. 15); Petty, Tom


Vol. 15 No. 20, February 18, 1983


Advisement, O-Team threatened; Compromise on graduation recommended; Black retention program may be axed; Speaker warns blacks to maintain identity (with photo of Na'im Akbar); News Beat: Homecoming committee to organize; UCF alumni funds 23 scholarships; Brainwashing? Ex-Moonie tells experiences, exposes cults' trickery (with photo); Panelists discuss homosexuals' legal rights (with photo); Forum: Compromise is acceptable; Encore: TP: With help from some British friends, Petty returns on another Florida tour (with photo of Tom Petty); China, England tours offered (with photo); Jazz is alive and well at UCF (with photos); Sportsweek: Knights' baseball prepared to spring loose against Tars (with photo).

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



University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla.

Document Type


Number of Pages

20 pages


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


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