Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections Results

By Karina Cuevas The results of the student government elections were announced last Wednesday night in the Reitz Union breezeway. The cheers came from the victorious Swamp Party, who won 48 out of 50 Senate seats.  While the annoying hassling from candidates around campus may be over, it’s important for students to know what happens next. With the Swamp Party now in place, here are … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections Results

Wellness Wednesday: Different Ways to Eat an Apple

By Mary Elysee Velasco An apple a day keeps the doctor away! In fact, due to its low calorie and sodium, but high fiber and vitamin C content, apples a day have kept the doctor away since the 1860s. Apples help reduce tooth decay for brighter smiles, decrease the risk of diabetes and detoxify your body. The only downside is that eating an apple a day … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Different Ways to Eat an Apple

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Pasta Alternative

By Tova Miller Calling all pasta lovers that are trying to shed some pounds: here is a pasta alternative to make the most of your Wellness Wednesday. And, if you are feeling extra spicy today, be sure to jam out to these songs while you cook: [8tracks width=”275″ height=”275″ playops=”” url=”http://8tracks.com/mixes/2268638″] Baked Spaghetti Squash  Ingredients: 1 Medium Spaghetti Squash 1 Eggplant 1 Tomato ½ Onion … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Pasta Alternative

Wellness Wednesday: Campus Club Merges Yoga and Cycling

By Ben Paikowsky Sometimes, a bike ride is the perfect form of exercise. Other days, a deep breath and some stretching is what you crave. Most likely, you aren’t going to tackle both cycling and yoga in one day- unless you take a Ride and Relax class at UF. Ride and Relax isn’t new to UF- but it’s one class not many students know about. It … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Campus Club Merges Yoga and Cycling

Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating

By Georgia Warren The fall season is upon us, which means plenty of reasons to cook! We’re just a few months away from New Year’s resolutions but it’s never too early to start making an effort to be healthy. Bringing the fall harvest into your kitchen is a great way to mix up your meals and add some seasonal healthy picks to the pantry. Local … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: A Guide to Seasonal Eating

Wellness Wednesday: Disability Resource Center

By Amanda Cohen College can be overwhelming. For some, the stress is only temporary. For others, the stress is constant. The toll it can take on our health and abilities to function in school can be severe. From anxiety, depression, eating disorders and ADHD to personality disorders, there’s a resource on campus that can help. Perhaps the least well-known resource on campus is the Disability … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Disability Resource Center

Swamp Talk: Study Abroad

By Alexandria Ugarte I am a language lover and a travel enthusiast, so maybe my opinion is a bit biased, but I firmly believe every young person should experience life abroad at least once. After all, there is no better time but the present – seriously. Right now you are young and hopefully healthy, you’re not married, you don’t have children, you have (relatively) low … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Study Abroad

Music Monday: Songs to Get You Through the Week

By Mary Elysee Velasco Mondays: We all dread them. After finally tasting freedom on Friday, the last hours ticking down Sunday night come all too fast. With the hovering thoughts of impending tests, clashing assignment due dates and just simply having to leave bed, Mondays are pretty much a death sentence. But no worries, you’ll get through this like you always do. And here are … Continue reading Music Monday: Songs to Get You Through the Week