Central Florida Future; Future; Student newspapers; 1985-1986(Vol. 18); Ellis, Leslie; Estevez, Emilio


Vol. 18 No. 09, October 23, 1985


Homecoming 1985; Racoon & friends to perform in gym (with photos of Rondell Sheridan, Jeff Justice and Gary De Lena); Busboys bring working class rock 'n' roll to UCF (with photo captioned "The busboys are Brian O'Neal, Victor Johnson, Steve Felix, French and Reggie Leon."); Activities planned all week; News: Spring '86 schedule changes; 'Men at work' dampen business boom (with photo of the road-widening project on University Boulevard); Vandals keep library study rooms closed; News clips: Campus Source; Mayan Slides; Fires Continue; Clast Facts; Rock Diners; Ellis to step down, return to teaching (with photo of Dr. Leslie Ellis); Senate elects new leader; Kiosk still not completed, contractor unavailable for comment; An officer and a gentleman? (photo of Laura Macombe and Dan Fitzpatrick play-acting for student filming); Discoveries: Dangers to sea turtles (cartoons); UCF professor is fighting for sea turtles (with photo); Opinion: UCF needs good traditions to discover its ends; Begging for ideas, some happy birthday wishes; War Powers Act limits latitude for action; Letters: Praise for columnist; Reagan action wrong; Don't rain on parade; University bad too; Sports: Soccer teams 5-0 last week; Knights send home Irish and Quakers; Lady Knights win three in tourney (with photo of Stephanie Gabbart against St. Thomas); Knights try to end streak at homecoming; Lumberjacks: no homecoming patsy (with photo); UCF errors made the Colonel's job easy (with photo); UCF ski team finishes 2nd at nationals; Pigskin Picks; Volleyball finished 1-2 over week (with photo); Romans are 8-0. Also includes the entertainment and feature supplement "Confetti": Emilio Estevez (with photo); Simple Minds: back with a new video, album; Schwartzenegger's 'Commando' is tops at box office; UCF Theatre kicks off with Relatively Speaking; Art news from Walt Disney World.

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

32 pages


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


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