By: Joshua Klafter As a bustling college town crammed with over 50,000 students, Gainesville is well-known for its bar and clubbing scenes. Whether it be the jam-packed Midtown or varied Downtown, having a good time in the swamp is most commonly associated with drinking. As someone who isn’t yet 21, I, unfortunately, can’t partake in […]
Our artistic director shares her intriguing experiences and refreshed appreciation for museums she has gained since working for one locally.
Our editor-in-chief applies her savvy budgeting habits she honed in NYC to her life in Gainesville.
By Mary-Lou Watkinson It’s my senior year of college, and I decided to make one of the biggest decisions of my life. I decided to get a roommate. OK, maybe I’m exaggerating, but this is a pretty big step for me. I know what some of you are thinking: “Didn’t you live in a dorm?” […]
By Nina Cusmano Photo by Taylor Stone (used with permission) If you grew up in Florida, you have likely encountered the rivalries of Florida State and University of Florida. The Seminoles and Gators are an example of an innate hate for another team that is inherited for some at birth and others when they chose […]
By Meaghan Cloherty Somewhere along the line, I picked up this dangerous fondness for introducing all of my friends to each other. Afterwards, the “what do you think?” answers start to reveal blunders or habits that make other people unnecessarily uncomfortable. I am so grateful for my brutally honest friends who will let me know […]
By Sarah Loftus Every semester, I grow in ways I didn’t think possible, and this semester, I learned one of my most valuable lessons a few weeks ago. In elementary, middle and high school, I was constantly told how important grades were. I have a high-achieving older sister, educated grandparents and parents. My dad’s family […]
By Chelsea Perry Finals are just around the corner. With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, it’s easy for us to become overwhelmed with everything we have on our plates (other than the turkey and stuffing, of course). Whether it’s studying for finals or writing papers, the holiday season can prove to be an […]
By Sarah Loftus My roommate asked me to go to a clothing consignment shop here in Gainesville with her – one that neither of us had been to or heard of until our friend told her about it. We drove down 13th Street and were starting to get to the slightly sketchy area of Gainesville, […]
By Brock Seng You’re in college and you’re ready to get a tattoo. Your parents aren’t around anymore. Who’s going to stop you? No one. It’s time to get inked. So, you walk into the shop and there are big burly guys everywhere. They’re covered in tattoos from, literally, head to toe. They have chains […]