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 … Continue reading What it’s like seeing 1984 in 2017

Sneak peak at the Honors Holiday Party

By Safia Boustique With the winter holiday season approaching, there are several things to look forward to: Christmas, Hanukkah, and the Annual Honors Holiday Party, held on December 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. This party is held at the Powell University House, the former University president’s house, and is a gathering of Honors … Continue reading Sneak peak at the Honors Holiday Party

X Ambassadors Take the Stage

By: Stephanie Strickland Olivia Elmo was ecstatic to walk off Flavet Field Thursday with a souvenir -- X Ambassadors’ Adam Levin’s drumstick. “The show was a dream come true,” the UF anthropology sophomore said as she clutched the drumstick, which was thrown into the crowd just minutes earlier. Elmo has been following the X Ambassadors … Continue reading X Ambassadors Take the Stage

Bang for your Buck: A guide to eating healthy on five dollars a day

By: Steph Strickland When people imagine the diet of a college student, they often refer to images of stressed students eating their body weight in pizza and Chinese takeout, in order to offset the stress of exams and crippling debt. This stereotype may ring true for many students, because college can be quite the culture shock … Continue reading Bang for your Buck: A guide to eating healthy on five dollars a day

The Cade Museum: art and science in action

Leah Palmer Gainesville has long been a city known for entrepreneurship and inventiveness. This fall, the city will honor past inventors and inspire future entrepreneurs with the opening of the Cade Museum. Planned and constructed by the Cade Museum Foundation, this museum was inspired by J. Robert Cade, the mind behind Gatorade. In addition to … Continue reading The Cade Museum: art and science in action

Honors Dance Marathon team prepares for March 25 event

Madison Hindo Born in June 2014, Gracie entered this world in silence. She spent the first month of her life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where she was diagnosed and treated for necrotizing enterocolitis, a digestive infection that doctors thought she might never recover from. Despite making a full recovery and being released from … Continue reading Honors Dance Marathon team prepares for March 25 event

Museum of Natural History to house honors banquet on April 4

Leah Palmer The seventh annual honors banquet will be held on April 4. Held at the Museum of Natural History from 6 to 8 p.m., this event will be open to all honors students and faculty. The banquet, honors adviser Dr. Melissa Johnson said, is a way for students to “celebrate the end of the … Continue reading Museum of Natural History to house honors banquet on April 4