By Karina Cuevas It’s October and, yes, Florida is still giving us dreadful 80-degree weather. But the colorful leaves on campus and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes swirling from Starbucks give us enough reasons to welcome the cozy autumn season. Aside from craving everything pumpkin-flavored and beginning my countdown until Thanksgiving break (t-minus 6 weeks!), I’m also excited for the many events I can … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Outfit Guide For Your Favorite Fall Activities
By Emily Stanton Call the Midwife “Call the Midwife” is based on the memoirs of Jennifer Worth and set in east London in the 1950s. It follows the lives of young nurses and nuns of Nonnatus House. The show has a cast of lovable characters who grow on you every episode. The costumes are amazing. The attention to detail and level of care put into … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Hidden Gems of Netflix
By Emily Stanton Instant noodles are a staple of the college diet. It’s cheap, easy and quick to make. But that brothy goodness isn’t the most nutritional meal. Don’t throw away your Maruchan just yet; here are some simple ways to spice up ramen noodles and make it better for you. 1. Low sodium ramen When purchasing instant noodles, opt for a low sodium option. … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Making Ramen Healthier
By Phillip Heilman October begins the most difficult time of year when it comes to eating healthy. Halloween-themed events feature a galore of candy throughout the month before the calendar gives way to November and December — two months that include plenty of overeating. That said, it’s no wonder a recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that 18 percent of … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Taking Advantage of Pumpkin Season
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
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
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
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?