Danielle Apolinar

Broadcast Journalism Student

Location icon United States of America

I am a student at the University of Central Florida majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Sociology. I have a passion for news and I am currently a writer and reporter for KnightNews.com

Update: Aftermath of Tivoli Apartments Fire

News - By Danielle Apolinar on July 13, 2015 at 3:51 pm Seminole County Fire Department assisted the State Fire Marshal's Office in investigating the cause of Sunday's fire at Tivoli Apartments near the University of Central Florida. SCFD public information officer, Paula Thompson, announced the cause of fire is undetermined but they believe it to be accidental.

Student Created App Puts New Twist on Social Media

A team of four college students created a new app that aims to enhance your social experience, rather than replace it. Bubble Social is a social networking application that allows users to get in contact with others based on proximity.

UCF's Kappa Delta Raises Over $14,000 for Charity

The Greeks of UCF keep on giving -- this time with over $14,000 raised for a children's charity. UCF's Kappa Delta sorority raised the money for Prevent Child Abuse America and the Children's Home Society after hosting its annual Shamrock festival Sunday afternoon. Country singer John King, known

UCF Students React to Shooting at Florida State

Knowing all too well that tragedies can and do occur, students at the University of Central Florida understood what was going through the minds of students at Florida State when they first got alert messages of a shooter on campus. In the early morning of Nov.

Who Needs Money When You Have Lovin'?

A simple hug or dance move could send you walking away with a smile, a few extra bucks and a free meal -- part of a unique campaign replacing money with lovin' at McDonald's.

Local Band Brings a Whole New Experience to Late Night Wawa

A local band is revolutionizing the way a typical UCF student experiences a late night trip to the gas station. Using the Wawa on University Boulevard as their stage, student band 'TYB' plays Friday nights starting at 11:30 p.m. outside the gas station/eatery. TYB, which stands for Take Your Ble

UCF students try to identify Florida Governor candidates

With the Florida Governor election set to come to an end on Tuesday, KnightNews.com went around campus to see if UCF students could identify photos of former Gov. Charlie Crist and current Gov. Rick Scott. Charlie Crist and former U.S.