Fashion Friday: Gainesville's Hidden Treasure: Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique

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, trying not to lose faith in our friend’s Stephanie’s words … Continue reading Fashion Friday: Gainesville's Hidden Treasure: Sandy's Savvy Chic Resale Boutique

Swamp Talk: The Dos And Don’ts of Getting Inked and Having Tattoos

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 hanging out of their tunnels in their ears. You walk … Continue reading Swamp Talk: The Dos And Don’ts of Getting Inked and Having Tattoos

Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies

By Georgia Warren Picking a restaurant and ordering from it seem like simple tasks. But for those of you out there with food allergies and diseases, I feel your pain. As someone with Celiac Disease, I know how hard it can be for you and those dining with you to make it through a meal without a whole lot of stress and some potentially contaminated … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Dining out with Allergies

Wellness Wednesday: Union Street Farmers Market

By Mallory Schindler It’s not hard to go stir-crazy in this college-centric city. There’s more to life than the University of Florida – though, admittedly, it’s hard to find a Gator-free anything within a 100-mile radius of this town. Part of living a healthy lifestyle means getting a change of scenery, catching some fresh air and eating wholesome foods. So, if you want to spice … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Union Street Farmers Market

Swamp Talk: Our Obsession with Cat Videos

By Emily Stanton I’m pretty sure the Internet is run by cats. It’s all a part of their evil plan to enslave humans and take over the world. How else could they garner billions upon billions of YouTube hits, Tumblr reblogs and Instagram likes? It’s a conspiracy; I swear. Twenty-two-year-old journalism senior Meaghan Cloherty disagrees. Cat videos dominate the internet because of their absurdity, she … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Our Obsession with Cat Videos

Swamp Talk: Best Fall Date Ideas

By Maureen Mariano Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the heat can’t continue in the fall! Whether you want to impress your newfound crush or try something new with your longtime beau, we’ve rounded up six of this season’s most romantic and fun date ideas to heat things up as the weather finally cools down in North Central Florida. 1. Attend a Fall Festival … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Best Fall Date Ideas

Swamp Talk: The Best First Date Places in Gainesville

By Tova Miller Proposal videos: They have always been a thing, but lately all I hear about are proposals. I don’t know if it’s because I’m a little further into being twenty-something or if it is because dating sites and dating apps are currently bombarding my life. Scratch that. Bombarding almost every twenty-something’s life. The pressure to find someone to spend the rest of your … Continue reading Swamp Talk: The Best First Date Places in Gainesville

Swamp Talk: Fest 12 Survival Guide

By Mike Llerena After all of the trick-or-treaters have had their fill of teeth-rotting confections, post-Halloween weekend in Gainesville carries two important traditions: Florida-Georgia weekend and The Fest. All of the Gator football fans migrate to Jacksonville for the showdown against the Bulldogs and punk rockers from across the globe flock to Gainesville for three (now four as of this year) days of unadulterated rock … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Fest 12 Survival Guide