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Entries by The University of Central Florida Forum from 06/2014

I Wish the Sport I Love Could Help Eliminate Injustice Around World

| Posted 06.05.2014 | College

Soccer is a sport that can unite the world. Rude actions from any players, coaches, and fans should not take away from the pure enjoyment of the sport.

Where Are Your Papers?

| Posted 06.05.2014 | College

By Rebekah McCloud UCF Forum columnist My friend of 30 years died recently. Her husband called one Sunday in February to say she was gone. Not unde...

What My Grandfather Taught Me About Strategy

| Posted 06.12.2014 | College

My grandfather was also a naval officer, Class of 1922, U.S. Naval Academy. I became a fan of naval strategy thanks to him. To paraphrase Mark Twain: I learned how much my grandfather knew long after he taught me many life lessons.

Appreciating the Simple Moments More Than Onslaught of Technology

| Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology

I admit it. I'm addicted. Social media, my phone, television, all things Internet -- I would not want to live without them. Looking at my daughter prompted me to write this column, as I realized one day when she was nursing that my reading the news on the phone was distracting her.

Lazy Days of Summer: Time to Relax and Contemplate

| Posted 06.25.2014 | College

It's summertime! The solstice just went by and as the days now become shorter, summer has officially begun. It's a time to relax and reboot. It's a time to find some water to splash around in. And it's a time for contemplation...