Central Florida Future; Future; Student newspapers; 1983-1984(Vol. 16); Albrecht, Tim; Sowinski, John; James, Stuart; Spraker, Cindy; Stoner, Edward; McDowell, Josh


Vol. 16 No. 25, March 30, 1984


FUTILE The Best Newspaper in Orlando [Satirical April Fools' insert of the Future]: Students revolt in protest of athletic fee (photo); Financial aid based on knees (photo); Photo of Library buried in pile of dirt; AT&T stock plummets, President vetoes self out of office; Futile Oafpinion: Roster changes are in store for university; About the Futile; Futile Before the Sports: Gosh! discusses love and condiments (photo); Growing up isn't always easy in Zambodia (photo); New UCF calendar features 'real hunks'; Futile Sports (except baseball): UCF mourns loss, Mine claims UCF hero; Crew team hits Soviet sub; 1 killed; Simmons grants Bithlo franchise; Knights to go Big Ten; Future: Sowinski/Albrecht, James/Spraker in runoff (photo of John Sowinski, Stuart James, Tim Albrecht); Candidates carve 1,965 votes; Health fee to stay at $18 next year; Elections marked by slow start (photo); Passing scores set for CLAST; 'Josh' returns for a lecture on lovers (photo of Josh McDowell).

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).

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University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla.

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Number of Pages

28 pages


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


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