Uber Memoirs: Meet Crappy Carlos and more

2nd installment of Uber Memoirs by Noah Towbin, Illustration by Grace Dooley Hello, loyal readers. I am back this week with a number of new, thrilling, and ridiculous stories collected from Uber drivers right here in our eclectic, college-town home of Gainesville. That being said, this second installment of “Uber Memoirs” is going to be… Continue reading Uber Memoirs: Meet Crappy Carlos and more

How to make the most of your time in Gainesville

Story by Soumya Kona So you’ve somehow found yourself in Gainesville, Florida for four years (give or take)! Don’t let what you’ve heard about our city make you feel like your only options are going to parties or staying in. There are tons of things to do in and around Gainesville! While you might not… Continue reading How to make the most of your time in Gainesville

Meet the instructor behind free yoga in the park

Story By Soumya Kona For the rest of the world yoga may be just a simple hobby, but for one Gainesville yoga instructor, it can be everything. “What ultimately got me interested in it more than anything else was mild forms of depression,” said Maggie Rucker, co-owner of Flow Space, a Gainesville yoga studio. “It… Continue reading Meet the instructor behind free yoga in the park

Beautiful, Sweaty Gainesville

Story by Michael Dorsey I am a third-year student here at the University of Florida. I think that means I’m meant to have more experience and more readiness for post-grad life than, say, a freshman. I am certain I possess neither. But I do know Gainesville—or as my friends refer to it, the “G-Spot”—pretty well. … Continue reading Beautiful, Sweaty Gainesville

Free Things to do in Gainesville

Story by Ava Diercksen If you’re new to Gainesville and are looking for ways to make this community home without breaking the bank, or if you are an old-timer and down to explore, try visiting some of these unique and free experiences in and around Gainesville.  Community Involvement One of the most fulfilling things that… Continue reading Free Things to do in Gainesville

Book sale welcomes readers from far and wide

Story by Kaylyn Ling For two select weeks out of the year, all of Gainesville’s bookworms come inching out of their nooks and crannies and convene in one place: the Friends of the Library Book Sale. The biannual event is an immensely popular five-day warehouse sale of books, magazines, DVDs, artwork, records and more miscellaneous… Continue reading Book sale welcomes readers from far and wide

Fall in Gainesville: Things to do Around Town

Story By Gina Crespo and Emma Schindler It’s finally Fall. Even if the hot, humid weather and lack of sweaters around campus suggests otherwise, Halloween and Thanksgiving are quickly approaching. Luckily, if you are looking for ways to start to celebrate the season, there are many cheap options in and around Gainesville. From quiet craft… Continue reading Fall in Gainesville: Things to do Around Town

Gainesville Participates in Global Climate Strike

Story by Stephanie Cobb “What do we want?” “Climate action!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” These words echoed across downtown Gainesville last month as hundreds of people of all ages gathered on the steps of Gainesville City Hall and hoisted handmade signs, many made out of recycled cardboard, into the air. “Climate change is… Continue reading Gainesville Participates in Global Climate Strike

Uber Memoirs: Meet Moonshine Mike and other Characters

Story by Noah Towbin This is the first of an ongoing series of encounters with Uber drivers in Gainesville. Gainesville is a college town at its core. On any given day, a passerby on University can see a myriad of restaurants, a thriving club scene, a herd of college students somehow finding their way to… Continue reading Uber Memoirs: Meet Moonshine Mike and other Characters