Written by: Jacob SteinCopyedited by: Tara KariProofread by: Sofia Anrecio Here at the University of Florida, we have t-shirts for every year, occasion and event. Each class has its own merchandise, and the Honors College even distributes its own shirts. Each college has t-shirts printed every single year. On top of this, Gainesville has several … Continue reading 10 Ways to Recycle Your Old T-Shirts!
Poem by: Nikita Patel Sadness comes like tidal waves with rolling wind and hazy eyesPain that lingers, lingers and lingers like the riveting fear of anger.The boiling cauldron of madness swirling in the salty night airMade from the fears and sorrows that build the bridges and damsOf the lives that we have evolved and the … Continue reading Sentiment
Written by: Stephanie CobbCopyedited by: Sofia Anrecio In 2017, the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero film “Wonder Woman” introduced audiences to a new version of its famous titular character. The movie, which stars Gal Gadot and Chris Pine, was a critical and commercial success. It also marked an important milestone in cinematic history, as it was the … Continue reading Wonder Woman 1984 Review
Poem by: Jacob SteinCopyedited by: Tara Kari Long days in the study rooms of Hume,Bike rides past the sewer smoke fumes,Classrooms full of sleepy-eyed students,Decals, of which TAPS saw prudent,Crowded stairwellsAnd teary-eyed farewellsThe raucous graduationsOf which the stadiumBecame Grand Central Station. Scooters and cars Jockeying for positionRacing to the barsTo exchange money for drinkOn their own … Continue reading What’s Left
Written by: Brian Paulsen Every semester the University of Florida Honors program unveils a new selection of courses specially tailored for Honors students, a large portion of which are the Uncommon Reads. Uncommon Reads courses—one-credit discussion courses centered around a particular book or text—are some of the most popular Honors classes on campus and are, … Continue reading Uncommon Reads Overview
Written by: Brian Paulsen Unnaturally pitched vocals, a heavy dose of synth and lyrics that blend self-aware jokes with more somber, angst-ridden refrains. This is how one could begin to describe hyperpop, a music style that has recently begun making waves in the music industry. However, it’s difficult to fully summarize the genre in a … Continue reading What is Hyperpop?
Written by: Hannah Powell With winds so blithe we’re off to float awayThrough crystal waves we’ll speed and heave the oarTo see the landscape rushing ocean sprayBetween us full of life to reach the shore A paradise so vast where lovers fledA place where joy and love could not containExcited souls entwined with jokes unsaidBounce … Continue reading Through Love’s Eyes
Written by: Ronak Kanodia It felt like he was lost deep in a dream,Wandering a crumbling kingdom, the end of a regime.An ocean of black clouding his eyes,The feeling of peace, a cacophony of lies A single trail awaits, clouded in mist,A now-black dolphin in a tale with a twist,All alone with a legacy that … Continue reading The Traveler
Written by: Karina Bravo On Feb. 26, the UF Honors Program welcomed 1,549 applicants to join its class of 2025. Receiving just over 11,300 applications, the Honors Program saw an acceptance rate of about 13.7% this year - a slight increase from 2020’s acceptance rate of 13.3%. The accepted class had an average GPA of … Continue reading What’s Up With Honors?
Written by Emma Bissell Many students, frustrated with the COVID-19 pandemic and its toll on their education, give their instructors a hard time and are very critical of everything their instructors do. However, they do so without acknowledging how hard their instructors and advisors are working to adjust to these unprecedented times. The current pandemic … Continue reading Instructors’ Look on Online Education