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

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

PRISM Reviews ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.’

Written by Chloe Campbell From Aug. 30 to Sept. 22, 2019, the Hippodrome Theatre in Downtown Gainesville hosted “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” The five-time Tony Award-winning play was written by Simon Stephens and directed by Ralf Remshardt, a professor of theatre at the University of Florida. Based on the 2003 … Continue reading PRISM Reviews ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.’

The Fight for Blue Lights

Photos captured at the protest last Thursday at Flavet Field. Written and Photographed by Emily Roden On Flavet field last Tuesday, over 200 people showed up with signs, sunglasses, and megaphones to protest the absence of blue lights on Fraternity row, a short walk from Hume Hall, the residence hall for honors students at UF. … Continue reading The Fight for Blue Lights

Food review: Americana has a pizza my heart

BY OLIVIA STEIN All pizza is good pizza. That being said, there are some pizzas so brilliant that they rise above the rest. Ameraucana Pizzeria, a newcomer to Gainesville, has joined in the upper echelons of Gainesville’s pizza hierarchy from the start. Much like the Ameraucana itself, these pizzas, with its pre-industrial style wild yeast … Continue reading Food review: Americana has a pizza my heart