| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:14 PM
A relative newbie on the Orlando theater scene has a production coming up in just a few weeks.
Cornerstone Theatre Company presented its first show, William Inge's "Picnic," in April. But it has a more ambitious slate of shows scheduled for its first...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:19 PM
They are more likely to get shot, go to jail, drop out of school, end up in foster care, be abandoned by their fathers and have children of their own while they're still teenagers.
Compared with other Americans, young black men have the statistical...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Administrators of traditional public schools must see the decline and potential demise of the U.S. Postal Service and shudder.
A government bureaucracy clinging to relevance after being outsmarted and outhustled by private competitors.
That could be our...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
UCF President John Hitt praised and celebrated the university's accomplishments over the past five decades during a State of the University breakfast this morning.
He also unveiled a special edition Coca-Cola that will be available to those who attend...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:06 PM
They control some of the largest work forces in town.
They can affect your health care, your daily commute, even your kids' education.
Some of them have direct lines to the White House.
They are Central Florida's power players. And you deserve to...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:17 PM
For an imaginary moment, swim with Hueland Todd Brown as he descends into a deep, caramel-colored river, feeling his way with his hands and hoping nothing bites.
Brown lives by the Choctawhatchee, a wild river that coils through remote forests in the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:57 AM
It never has been easy to define jazz, but the task won't be any simpler at this weekend's UCF Orlando Jazz Festival, which aims to introduce music fans to the scope of the genre's influences.
At concerts Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, at the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
The latest innovations in virtual reality at some of Florida's state schools, including the University of Central Florida, take center stage at the Florida Academic Virtual Reality Showcase.
The March 18 event is free for the public and will be held...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Get ready, art-aholics, it's almost time for downtown Orlando's monthly 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop (March 21, 6-9 p.m.). Explore the old Church Street Exchange, at the corner of Pine Street and Garland Avenue, where several art venues have set up shop....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Welcome to what college students once called Alternative Spring Break — which, these days, is not so alternative and really isn't much of a break.
Though there may be no shortage of vacationing young people at Daytona Beach or Panama City this...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Sex trafficking is getting plenty of ink lately -- in the Sentinel and the national media. That's a good thing, a sign that the once hidden plight of women and men forced to work in the sex industry is coming to light.
It's also progress because these...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It was 10:30 on Saturday night, and the only car meandering down Greek Park Drive was mine.
It was so dark and quiet amid the cluster of fraternity and sorority houses at the University of Central Florida that you could have heard a penny drop from a...