‘Little Women’ Review: A Fresh Take on a Classic Story

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 […]

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Lost Youth

Poetry by Gina Crespo Cardinals and mockingbirds perch  on the dense bark of an orchid tree. The one outside my childhood window. The one that left me bruised  like decomposing mangoes  in the springtime sun  or featherless birds displaced  from their nest.  Crumpled pages covered in smiley faces  and crude butterflies lay next to worn […]

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Coming Soon to Honors: A Residence Hall for the Community

Story by Emma Schindler Over the past few years, the push of University of Florida officials to propel the school into top-five status has been mounting. A pleasant outcome of their efforts, however, potentially brings a major benefit to the Honors community. Amidst a $2.2-billion dollar facelift project to the university is the tentative plan […]

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Short Story: The Dilation and Constriction of Time

Story by Vivianne Wagner, Illustration by Grace Dooley Isn’t it astounding how some moments seem to drag on forever, while others appear to end immediately? It’s as if time moves on a dilation continuum, sometimes zooming in and blowing up moments in intricate, excruciating detail, other times zooming out into the distant regions of irrelevance. […]

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How to make the most of your time in Gainesville

Story by Soumya Kona So you’ve somehow found yourself in Gainesville, Florida for four years (give or take)! Don’t let what you’ve heard about our city make you feel like your only options are going to parties or staying in. There are tons of things to do in and around Gainesville! While you might not […]

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PRISM Picks Funky Fashion: Trends of the last decade

Story by Chloe Campbell In the 2010s, movies, TV, and fashion consistently featured throwbacks to the 1980s and 1990s. As the decade comes to a close, PRISM takes a look at all those funky fashion trends you may have forgotten.  2010: Silly for Silly Bandz The coolest kids in 2010 had sleeves of Silly Bandz […]

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Beautiful, Sweaty Gainesville

Story by Micheal Dorsey, Photos by Stephanie Cobb I am a third-year student here at the University of Florida. I think that means I’m meant to have more experience and more readiness for post-grad life than, say, a freshman. I am certain I possess neither. But I do know Gainesville—or as my friends refer to […]

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