Recurring Column by Noah Towbin, Illustration by Grace Dooley Apparently, not all Uber drivers respond with obscene horror stories when prompted to reveal the most interesting things that have happened during rides. So, with the world making social distance the new status quo, I thought we could reminisce on the stories of these good samaritan… Continue reading Uber Memoirs: Good Samaritan Edition
Column by Amanda Smith, Illustration by Grace Dooley Amidst the uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, many spenders are looking to their credit cards to keep them from draining bank accounts while awaiting stimulus checks. College students (most of which are excluded from the recent stimulus bill) feel stuck as they consider ways to manage… Continue reading College Students and Credit Cards during COVID-19
Story by Joyce Jiang Being environmentally friendly can seem intimidating, but here are some easy ways to help the planet that go beyond simply using the recycling bin. Use canvas bags instead of plastic bags. Canvas bags help reduce the amount of plastic you use, as regular plastic bags add up quickly. Not only will… Continue reading Eco-Friendly Living: Tips to Limit Waste
Story by Miranda Ingram Greta Gerwig’s 2019 “Little Women” is a fiercely heartfelt adaptation of the 1868 novel by Lousia May Alcott. Although over the years the story has been adapted into multiple movies and even a musical, it somehow feels fresh and different in this most recent remake. Gerwig, the writer and director, is… Continue reading ‘Little Women’ Review: A Fresh Take on a Classic Story
Story by Anisha Saripalli My name is Anisha Saripalli and I survived the deadliest high school shooting in US history. I graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018, four months after the Valentine’s Day massacre. Like that of many of my peers, my life changed completely. I went from being a normal high… Continue reading Opinion: The US has a gun problem, words from an MSD survivor
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.’
BY ANGELA DIMICHELE On a cloudy Saturday afternoon, the thought of a dish piled high with down-home carbs and grease paired with a warm cup of creamy, sugary joe beckoned me out of the cold on a cloudy Saturday afternoon. The menu at Metro Diner offers classic soul food dishes as well as insanely over… Continue reading Here’s what to order at Metro Diner
BY HANNAH CALDERAZZO At the University of Florida, you will find that one of our most distinguishing features is the marvelous constant construction on campus. The relentless sound of jackhammers, saws, and the beeps of construction vehicles becomes almost a kind of music to the ears of any Florida Gator. When walking the beautifully manicured… Continue reading Take a deep breath of… sawdust?