Written by Kiran Mital Describe your UF Honors experience and we’ll tell you which iconic UF Fall 2020 event you resonate with. 1. Welcome to your freshman year as a UF Honors student! First order of business, what are you majoring in?A. Biology (on the pre-med track) B. Public relationsC. MusicD. Undeclared 2. You’re at … Continue reading Which Iconic UF 2020 Fall Event Are You?
Written by Noah Towbin Hello loyal readers! I’m sure everyone has had an amazing quarantine break filled with charming memories of boredom, Netflix, isolation, and a pandemic, but I—for one—am happy to be sitting in Gainesville writing about some of my favorite pre-Corona Uber stories. So, without further ado, here are some more Uber Memoirs: … Continue reading Uber Memoirs (4)
Story By Emily Roden, Photos and Illustration by Emily Roden On Jan. 21, the University of Florida sent out an email to students with the subject “Phishing Awareness.” According to this email, the busy nature of a new semester is prime time for cybercriminals and phishing attacks. The website Imperva defines phishing attacks as “a type of … Continue reading Something Smells Phishy: The Threat of Internet Scams on Campus
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
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: NAZLI ISLAM I used to think I was fairly low maintenance, especially after spending the majority of my childhood sharing a room with one of my sisters, but after living in a dorm, I realized I am far more spoiled than I had ever realized. I currently live in Hume Hall, in a suite … Continue reading Seven pet peeves I developed when I moved into a dorm
BY: ANGIE DIMICHELE Coming up with six reasons why I love myself was extremely difficult for me. But, it shouldn’t be. Even though us millennials are products of a selfie-taking, seemingly narcissistic generation, it is ok to list reasons why you love yourself. Whether you are single or in a relationship or somewhere else on … Continue reading Six reasons why I love myself
BY LEAH PALMER Thomas Hall: Thomas Hall, which opened in 1906, used to have a huge cafeteria beneath the classrooms and the library. The head chef of the cafeteria, Old Steve, loved to cause a ruckus in the kitchen, shouting and banging together pots and pans. Decades later, students can still hear Old Steve yelling and … Continue reading Unknown Gator ghost stories