Swamp Talk: Fall Reading List

By Chelsea Perry We’re in the thick of the fall semester, which means midterms, papers and big projects. Although you may not have a lot of spare time to fit some recreational reading into your day, a recent study found that reading literary fiction can increase people’s emotional intelligence. If you find that you do have some extra time on your hands to improve your … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Fall Reading List

Swamp Talk: UF's Best (and Worst) Student Jobs

By Mallory Schindler “College is cheap!” (Said no one ever.) Parties, concerts, food – and, oh yeah – tuition. If you’re up to your eyeballs in student loans, you want to add to your resume, or you’re just plain bored, check out these campus jobs. They’re killer – in more ways than one. RecSports Why it’s awesome: One word: men. Well, assuming you’re into that. But … Continue reading Swamp Talk: UF's Best (and Worst) Student Jobs

Music Monday: Mayday Parade, A Day to Remember Release New Albums

By Brock Seng The past week in music has been absolutely insane. The train-wreck that is Miley Cyrus released her new CD “Bangerz,” Korn reunited with Brian “Head” Welch for their new CD, “The Paradigm Shift” and former Hey Monday lead singer and The Voice winner Cassadee Pope released her debut solo album “Frame By Frame.” But, more importantly, the lawsuit delayed album by Ocala’s … Continue reading Music Monday: Mayday Parade, A Day to Remember Release New Albums

Music Monday: What's Going on with Hip-Hop, Gainesville?

By Kendrick Brown There’s this myth around Florida that Gainesville has an awesome music scene. However, that myth must not apply to hip-hop. Gainesville has a problem: It seemingly only allows one relevant hip-hop act in town per year. This year it was Kendrick Lamar. Last year it was Drake. While those are arguably two of the most famous hip-hop artists currently releasing music, their … Continue reading Music Monday: What's Going on with Hip-Hop, Gainesville?

Music Monday: Motivating Playlists

By Tova Miller Trying to overcome those Bourbon Street hangovers and heading into another week of midterms can seem pretty daunting. Check out these playlists to make this week’s shuffle in to next weekend the best that it can be. Here are some playlists to help you make it through the week. Need some smooth jams to calm those nerves and avoid headaches? [8tracks width=”300″ … Continue reading Music Monday: Motivating Playlists

Fashion Friday: Isabel Marant x H&M’s Full Fashion Editorial

By Karina Cuevas Just when we thought we’d hit total designer-collab fatigue, H&M pulled this little trick out of its hat and announced its partnership with Isabel Marant (available in stores and online November 14 if you want to go ahead and mark it on your calendar). Harper’s Bazaar gave us a little glimpse of the dreamy collection in its October issue, filled with embellished jackets, … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Isabel Marant x H&M’s Full Fashion Editorial

Fashion Friday: Fab for $5

By Mary Elysee Velasco I am by no means a fashion guru. One glance through my random-cartoon-tees-and-high-low-skirt-filled closet would make you think I have multiple personality disorder. Or, at least make you think I’m confused about what style I’m trying to go for. Fashion has eluded me, and it was because I always thought you had to have the cha-ching to look like bling-bling.  But … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Fab for $5

Swamp Talk: Journalism Girls Ranked "Hottest" Among All Majors

By Phillip Heilman Are you a guy looking for a hot date this weekend in Gainesville? According to the website TotalFratMove.com, you should be searching the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, which is located in Weimer Hall. The website ranked the top 10 majors with the hottest girls earlier this week, and journalism came in at the top spot. “Whether it’s communications, … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Journalism Girls Ranked "Hottest" Among All Majors