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

Hit the Road: Best Running Routes in GNV

By Molly Donovan Students at the University of Florida have access to two state-of-the-art gym facilities on campus. There’s workout classes, like kickboxing and Zumba. Fancy machines wait for people to tread on them, and shiny weights gleam, just waiting for frat guys to pick them up and put them down. I don’t use any of it. Ever since my dad made me go for … Continue reading Hit the Road: Best Running Routes in GNV

Life with my First Roommate

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?” “You haven’t had ANY roommates this whole time?” “You lived … Continue reading Life with my First Roommate

3 Colorful Study Tips for Finals Week

By Cara Chiaramonte I’ve always thought of Thanksgiving break as a mean week put in place to tease us college students into thinking the semester is already over. I appreciate the holiday, of course, but it’s really hard to get back in the swing of things when there are only two weeks left in the semester. How are we supposed to study for finals when … Continue reading 3 Colorful Study Tips for Finals Week

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: Why Musicians Are Weary of Student-Run Record Labels

By Kendrick Brown The Alligator published a story on Monday that said Student Government Productions is in the preliminary stages of starting Swamp Records, a student-run record label that will produce hip hop, EDM and indie music. According to the article, the record label will operate completely in-house, with its 20-member team controlling promotions, recording and distribution. The idea of student-run record labels has become … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Why Musicians Are Weary of Student-Run Record Labels

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