Swamp Talk: You probably Won’t Meet Your Match on Tinder

By Dana Burke  Imagine being the only 10-year-old on your block without a Razor scooter in 2000. This is how I felt a few weeks ago in a room of twelve people all on Tinder. Everyone’s eyes were fixed on their phones, thumbs swiping left and right, chuckling as they shared cheesy pick-up lines being sent to them through the app. “Dana, just make an … Continue reading Swamp Talk: You probably Won’t Meet Your Match on Tinder

Swamp Talk: Homecoming Events

By Georgia Warren To most of us, Homecoming seems years away in the midst of midterms. But, good news: you won’t have to wait as long as you think for the festivities to start! Homecoming will kick off long before the Gators will and you can jumpstart your celebration next week. Don’t miss out on all of the events the Gator Nation has scheduled for … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Homecoming Events

Swamp Talk: The Myth of the Four-Year College Experience

By Amanda Cohen As another graduation ceremony creeps up on us and I watch my younger friends move on to the next phase in their life, it’s easy to grow frustrated, diminish my feats and compare myself to them. As humans, we get a certain pleasure from idealizing great achievements so as to make them seem more dramatic and the achievers seem more heroic. I … Continue reading Swamp Talk: The Myth of the Four-Year College Experience

Swamp Talk: Fall Reading List

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

Swamp Talk: UF's Best (and Worst) Student Jobs

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

Swamp Talk: Journalism Girls Ranked "Hottest" Among All Majors

By Phillip Heilman Are you a guy looking for a hot date this weekend in Gainesville? According to the website TotalFratMove.com, you should be searching the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, which is located in Weimer Hall. The website ranked the top 10 majors with the hottest girls earlier this week, and journalism came in at the top spot. “Whether it’s communications, … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Journalism Girls Ranked "Hottest" Among All Majors