Out of the Office

By Klarizza Aggabao Behind an organization stands a person of power, the person who leads the team. In the frontlines, leaders uphold the values of their organization and make difficult decisions that propel their organizations to a higher standard. An article by Business Insider mentioned hobbies the titans of today do in their spare time, like actress Meryl Streep knitting and calling it “therapeutic.” Or … Continue reading Out of the Office

The Fun Isn’t Over if You’re Sober: Alcohol-Free Fun in Gainesville

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 this staple pastime. Luckily, Gainesville does offer alternatives for individuals … Continue reading The Fun Isn’t Over if You’re Sober: Alcohol-Free Fun in Gainesville

Running Outside the Lines: The Color Run 2014

By Rachel Kurland Almost 4,000 people, including 100 volunteers, were in attendance for The Color Run on Sept. 27 on Bo Diddley Community Plaza. This lively 5K stops in more than 140 cities, so what makes it so special here in Gainesville? This year, The Color Run partnered with local charities Peaceful Paths and Camp Kesem. Peaceful Paths promotes violence-free relationships, and Camp Kesem gives … Continue reading Running Outside the Lines: The Color Run 2014

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

Music Monday: Fest 12 Playlist

By Dana Burke If you start to notice a weird smell in the air this week, don’t be alarmed. It’s just the crust punks. From Thursday to Sunday, Downtown Gainesville will host thousands of music-lovers, most likely dressed in all black, for The Fest 12. For me, Fest weekend is the best weekend of the year. All my friends come from out of town, the … Continue reading Music Monday: Fest 12 Playlist