Still on Track? A Personal Essay on New Year’s Resolutions

Story By Derek Pena With the arrival of a new decade, people all across the globe celebrate with their closest friends and family, and make promises to improve on certain aspects of their life. Seemingly  everyone is ecstatic for this chance at rebirth and improvement! Well, everyone except me. When I was a child, I… Continue reading Still on Track? A Personal Essay on New Year’s Resolutions

An Ode to College Expectations

Story by Grace Dooley Ah, college. Most of us here were brought up on rose-colored text-book style images of college life. It’s always Fall, it never rains, and people actually study under trees. The buildings are all pointed upwards at their arches and huddled beneath a thick layer of ivy– the only time that negligent… Continue reading An Ode to College Expectations

Shots Fired: Ethical Philosophy, Epidemiology, and the Anti-Vaccination Movement

BY OLIVIA STEIN America. The land of freedom and now, the incubator of an epidemic. With 704 cases (and counting) of measles in the United States this year alone, epidemiologists and citizens alike are in a mass panic. Controversy abounds as legislators and activists debate over vaccination policies. Epithets, obscenities, and good old-fashioned righteous conviction… Continue reading Shots Fired: Ethical Philosophy, Epidemiology, and the Anti-Vaccination Movement

What it takes to be an entrepreneur, according to a UF professor

INTERVIEW BY SEBASTIAN LLERENA Dr. Christopher Pryor, lecturer in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, offers his insight on the process of becoming a college entrepreneur, hoping that it will ignite business aspirations hidden deep within the Honors community. Q: What got you interested in a higher comprehension of entrepreneurship and teaching it? A: I… Continue reading What it takes to be an entrepreneur, according to a UF professor

UF student and alumni developing solution to recover abandoned crab traps

By: Madison Hindo A University of Florida junior and two UF alumni have teamed up to create Project GATOR, and their goal is to develop new techniques to combat the environmental issue of abandoned crab traps in the ocean. Project GATOR stands for Ghost/Abandoned Trap Observation and Recovery, and it was created by Gloria Li,… Continue reading UF student and alumni developing solution to recover abandoned crab traps