Swamp Talk: You probably Won’t Meet Your Match on Tinder

By Dana Burke  Imagine being the only 10-year-old on your block without a Razor scooter in 2000. This is how I felt a few weeks ago in a room of twelve people all on Tinder. Everyone’s eyes were fixed on their phones, thumbs swiping left and right, chuckling as they shared cheesy pick-up lines being sent to them through the app. “Dana, just make an … Continue reading Swamp Talk: You probably Won’t Meet Your Match on Tinder

Swamp Talk: Homecoming Events

By Georgia Warren To most of us, Homecoming seems years away in the midst of midterms. But, good news: you won’t have to wait as long as you think for the festivities to start! Homecoming will kick off long before the Gators will and you can jumpstart your celebration next week. Don’t miss out on all of the events the Gator Nation has scheduled for … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Homecoming Events

Wellness Wednesday: Straight Edge Living

By Brock Seng For this week’s Wellness Wednesday post, instead of an alternative way of eating or exercising, it’s an alternative way of living your life. It’s a way of living by cutting out the bad stuff, not sugar and sweets, but the really bad stuff: drugs, alcohol and tobacco. We all know that alcohol is bad for your liver, drugs are bad for, well, … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Straight Edge Living

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Sleeping Habits

By Emily Stanton Don’t let midterms turn you into a zombie. Getting a full night’s rest will keep you alert, refreshed and ready to tackle any essay question. Here are some tips to help you catch some Z’s. 1. Have a schedule According to the National Sleep Foundation, our sleep-wake cycle is regulated by a “circadian clock” in our brain. When we have a regular … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Sleeping Habits

Swamp Talk: Gainesville’s Best Sushi

By Brock Seng While I have been at UF I have grown quite a taste for sushi, specifically any kind of eel-based roll. There is something about the chewy texture of eel and the “extreme” fish flavor that comes along with it that makes any sushi roll superb. Sushi in general is an absolutely amazing creation that deserves to be at the table while dining … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Gainesville’s Best Sushi

Swamp Talk: The Myth of the Four-Year College Experience

By Amanda Cohen As another graduation ceremony creeps up on us and I watch my younger friends move on to the next phase in their life, it’s easy to grow frustrated, diminish my feats and compare myself to them. As humans, we get a certain pleasure from idealizing great achievements so as to make them seem more dramatic and the achievers seem more heroic. I … Continue reading Swamp Talk: The Myth of the Four-Year College Experience