| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Editor's note: The following column has been corrected to reflect a walk-on UCF player who was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence in April.
Amid all of the criminality and corruption, misconduct and malfeasance in big-time college...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:33 AM
UCF's medical school will welcome its fifth class of students during a White Coat Ceremony next week.
The new class is the College of Medicine's first class at a full enrollment of 120 students, the college announced Thursday.
The 64 men and 56...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Trent Harris proved Monday in committing to the University of Miami that it’s not about being a fan.
When it comes to college-football recruiting, it usually doesn’t matter if a player’s past loyalties lie with the school he chooses....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:52 AM
South Floridians have been trying to lower their student loan balances and experts say students can lower what they need to borrow with some advance planning.
In May, those with student loans in Miami-Dade and Broward counties had lowered their...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
We're counting down to Fourth of July celebrations in the test kitchen. Check out our menus and party ideas today at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish. In the meantime, let's dish:
Eat local, buy local. Floridians are buying more food grown locally or...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:08 PM
Orlando First Academy rising junior Garrett Williams doesn’t go many places without leaving an impression. He certainly made one during a camp workout at the University of Florida on Saturday.
Gators head coach Will Muschamp invited Williams and...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Too many students leave college buried in debt, sweating out monthly payments.
Rising tuition often gets the blame.
Nobody ever talks about how the sweating starts in a Swedish sauna.
It's time to out the student luxury industrial complex that's...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:07 PM
It's not surprising that the imposing building on East Robinson Street that houses Orlando's Howard Middle School looks like a classic American high school.
Built in 1926, this was indeed Orlando High for the classes of 1927 to 1952; the letters "OHS"...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A new study from the think tank Advancement Project, drawing partly on Orlando Sentinel research, reports to a presidential commission that long voter lines in Florida most affected black and Hispanic voters.
The Advancement Project study, "Congestion...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:35 AM
TALLAHASSEE — A new poll suggests Florida voters are adamantly opposed to most of the education reforms Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers plan to push this spring — including higher tuition rates for research schools, race-based testing standards,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Six public universities in Florida — including the University of Central Florida — have been rated among the best values in the nation by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which has released its 2013 ranking of its Top 100 public colleges...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben F. Overton, a Green Bay, Wisc., native who was the first justice elected after merit-retention reforms in the 1970s, died Saturday in Gainesville after complications from heart surgery, the...