The University of Central Florida has halted fraternity and sorority activities in order to get a handle on the multiple reports of hazing and alcohol abuse among frats, and that so, as the school puts it, "Greek culture reflects the values of the UCF Creed."
In 2011 UCF's Sigma Chi was placed on d ... More >>
College students have a lot of sex. This much you already knew.But what you might not have known is that they're being smart about it. Especially here in Florida.Safe sex awwriiight!!Trojan Condoms did their annual rankings how healthy college students' sex life is on 141 U.S. colleges and universit ... More >>
You'd need only one guess to figure out which congressman criticized President Obama for using college students as "political pawns" hours before going into Congress to use college students as political pawns.Explaining his vote on Friday's extension of student loan interest rate cuts, Congressman A ... More >>
I'll be on your wall for the rest of your life!Apparently Gov. Rick Scott's positions on the state's higher-education system isn't impressing all of the students in Florida's public universities.There's now a creative, albeit small, petition with signatures from Gainesville down to Broward of peo ... More >>
Gov. Rick Scott maintained his position of having the crappiest approval rating among the country's governors, but Floridians like the governor more than they like the Occupy movement, according to a poll released today.Quinnipiac University -- which announced the highest approval rating of Scott ... More >>
The Dream Act would help immigrant students.A bill that would make college more affordable for undocumented immigrants has recently been filed in the Florida Legislature.If passed, the Dream Act would allow undocumented immigrants who attended three or more years of high school in Florida to qual ... More >>
Negotiation is OverWatch out, pre-med students.Beware, collegiate science nerds: Just when you thought it was safe to spend the summer watching "Project Runway" and exploring the effects of medical marijuana, a new threat has emerged. Activists with the radical animal rights group Negotiation is ... More >>
florida.arrests.orgJanseel SinghThink of all the things a Swiss Army knife can do -- open a tin can or bottle of wine, file your nails, or even stab a former fraternity pledge, like the cops say 28-year-old Janseel Singh did yesterday.Police say Singh -- one of the "founding fathers" of Florida A ... More >>
Jimmy Dac Ho, the 47-year-old Vietnamese-American man who has been charged with fatally shooting escort Sheri Carter a month ago, resigned from his job as a Florida Atlantic University police officer after confessing to the shooting.Ho met Carter through the escorts listing section on Backpage.co ... More >>
andrew_mc_dYou get home from a long night out and what is the first thing you want to do? Crawl into your bed and hope tomorrow does not bring sickness from the night's mistakes? Yes -- but first, Must. Have. Grease.We all know the feeling. You just can't quite roll into bed until you stuff your ... More >>
The University of South Florida residence halls have been the sight of two bizarre, terrifying sex crimes in the past three months, both involving young men who were visiting the school. Last week a 23-year-old woman was allegedly raped in her sleep by a man who was a friend of a friend. This while ... More >>
Andrea after graduating from Florida State University.Every year, an estimated 65,000 young people graduate high school in America as undocumented immigrants -- "illegals," as the people who want them out of the country are fond of calling them -- and face the possibility of deportation. But that ... More >>
A middle-aged Fort Lauderdale brunette named "Janet" laid out her finances on television Saturday for CNBC financial advice maven Suze Orman. And it was kinda sad, in a rich people tumbling into the middle class way. Janet and her significantly older husband had entrusted Madoff with $5 million ... More >>
Remember when newspapers were doing so well, that some towns had a newspaper for the morning and afternoon? Well, I'm going to relive those halcyon days here with a tilt on this morning's Sun-Sentinel.
After declaring South Florida's lust for a GM bailout a couple days ago, the Sentinel's front pa ... More >>