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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Fight for Blue Lights

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. Blue lights, according to the 2018 Annual Security and Fire […]

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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 […]

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What it’s like seeing 1984 in 2017

By: Tori Chin “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” Sound familiar? George Orwell’s classic novel and popular high school required-reading “1984” hit the stage recently and provides more than just two hours of entertainment. While I was unable to see the Broadway play starring Olivia Wilde and Tom Sturridge, Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre […]

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