We could not be more excited to announce the arrival of our “Wild” issue of Orange and Blue. Each of us has loved putting this issue together. Our team worked tenaciously through the semester to fill the pages with stories from inspiring artists, entrepreneurs and philanthropists who truly embodied our definition of “wild.” We feel… Read More The Wild Issue Is Out Now!
In building our print issue of Orange and Blue Magazine, we have chosen to feature brands and vendors that ebb against the grain of traditional manufacturing and retail models. Although advertising campaigns from large-scale brands may seem enticing with their exceptionally cheap prices this season, it is important to consider how our purchasing behaviors… Read More Wild About Shopping: Cyber-Monday Deals for Conscious Consumers
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… Read More Hit the Road: Best Running Routes in GNV
By Jennifer Jenkins According to USA Today, Americans threw out more than 11 million tons of textiles per year as of 2013. This statistic does not include the clothing that had been donated to charities and consignment shops but literally articles of clothing that were sitting in landfills. Many sources attribute this alarming amount of… Read More Wild About Denim: Three DIY Tricks to Upgrade your Jeans
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… Read More The Fun Isn’t Over if You’re Sober: Alcohol-Free Fun in Gainesville
Our artistic director shares her intriguing experiences and refreshed appreciation for museums she has gained since working for one locally. … Read More My Life at The Museum
Our editor-in-chief applies her savvy budgeting habits she honed in NYC to her life in Gainesville. … Read More How to Live a Weekend Life