“I don’t think it’s a great idea to be honest with you, because I have the one class tonight. I’m not a big football person. I’m here for the education,” student Jackie Fulco said.

A student at the University of Central Florida fails to get on board for the half-day-because-of-football thing.

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3 Responses to “Voice in the wilderness.”

  1. Jackie Fulco Says:

    The funny thing about this is that I’m not against UCF football, or the sport in general. I think its good to have team spirit and I do! I absolutely support the athletics of the school and the publicity the Knights received from televised games.

    However…I’m absolutely against it cancelling the classes that I’m paying way too much money for and legitimately want to attend. Academics and athletics should be separate and if one has to be chosen over the other, my education definitely wins.

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Thanks for that comment, Jackie.

  3. University Diaries » “[T]he atmosphere at UCF just isn’t right.” Says:

    [...] University of Central Florida is full of students like Jackie Fulco, who think academics is more important than athletics. That just isn’t right. It’s [...]

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