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… Continue reading Lost Youth

Coming Soon to Honors: A Residence Hall for the Community

Story by Emma Schindler, Illustration by Grace Dooley 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… Continue reading Coming Soon to Honors: A Residence Hall for the Community

Short Story: The Dilation and Constriction of Time

Story by Vivianne Wagner 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. We may have engineered… Continue reading Short Story: The Dilation and Constriction of Time

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… Continue reading How to make the most of your time in Gainesville

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… Continue reading PRISM Picks Funky Fashion: Trends of the last decade

Meet the instructor behind free yoga in the park

Story By Soumya Kona For the rest of the world yoga may be just a simple hobby, but for one Gainesville yoga instructor, it can be everything. “What ultimately got me interested in it more than anything else was mild forms of depression,” said Maggie Rucker, co-owner of Flow Space, a Gainesville yoga studio. “It… Continue reading Meet the instructor behind free yoga in the park

How to Throw the Perfect Friendsgiving

Story By Joyce Jiang Thanksgiving is a holiday dedicated to spending time at home with your family and friends. But what about your college friends that feel like family? The ones who make plans to take you out on your birthday, celebrate with you when you get a good grade on an exam, or offer… Continue reading How to Throw the Perfect Friendsgiving

Opinion: The US has a gun problem, words from an MSD survivor

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