Swamp Talk: A New Perspective on Post-Grad Jobs

By Sarah Loftus I’ve consistently alternated between freaking out about getting a job and being excited about post-grad life and job perspectives since my first night in Broward Hall more than three years ago. Sometimes, my bouts of angst last an hour; other times, three weeks. Occasionally, I can go a few months without a major panic attack. As a journalism and English double major, … Continue reading Swamp Talk: A New Perspective on Post-Grad Jobs

Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

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 extremely stressful time for students. According to GatorWell Health Promotion … Continue reading Swamp Talk: How to Reduce Stress Before Finals

Swamp Talk: Hopping 4 A Cure and 5 Celebrities with Multiple Sclerosis

By Kendrick Brown The Entrepreneurship Club at the University of Florida will be sponsoring a hopscotch tournament fundraiser this Sunday with “Hopping 4 A Cure,” a nonprofit organization that raises money for “college scholarships, caregiver support, and alternative medical research.” Hopping 4 A Cure was established by David Nassau, a sophomore marketing major from Carol Springs, Fla.  Nassau started the project two years ago as … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Hopping 4 A Cure and 5 Celebrities with Multiple Sclerosis

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

Swamp Talk: Must-Have Apps for College Students

By Mike Llerena Between taking classes, maintaining your finances and putting food on the table, college life can seem quite daunting. However, in the age of smartphones and tablets, learning to become a self-sufficient college student has gotten a little bit easier. Facilitate your academic schedule. Be prepared when you go out for a night on the town. Stay in shape.  How do you accomplish … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Must-Have Apps for College Students

SWAMP TALK: VINCE GILLIGAN COMING TO UF AND TOP BREAKING BAD MOMENTS

By Phillip Heilman Although I’m not usually that interested in the speakers brought to the University of Florida by ACCENT, they sure have cooked up a doozy tonight. Vince Gilligan, the creator of the award-winning television series “Breaking Bad” is speaking tonight at 8 at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets went on sale yesterday for students, and the general public can pick … Continue reading SWAMP TALK: VINCE GILLIGAN COMING TO UF AND TOP BREAKING BAD MOMENTS

Swamp Talk: UF’s Best-Kept Secrets

By Mallory Schindler After a little over three years at UF, I know campus like the back of my hand. While some buildings are just plain useless (Has anyone actually seen someone walk into Frazier-Rogers Hall?), others save the day often. Here are just a few spots on campus you probably didn’t know existed but you will now never be able to live without. Best … Continue reading Swamp Talk: UF’s Best-Kept Secrets

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