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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ear to the Ground

Story by Derek Pena, Featured Illustration from Pinterest As the police cruiser pulled away from where I sat on a bench, I observed the bedlam of a neighborhood around me in the early morning gloom. There was a group of children racing across the street, kicking a dented can amongst each other. The house across […]

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Everything you need to know about (Un)common Reads

Story by Stephanie Cobb What are (Un)common Reads courses?  (Un)common Reads are one-credit courses available exclusively to students in the University of Florida Honors Program. Each course is centered around one book, and students spend the semester delving into that book through seminars and various activities. (Un)common Reads can be about anything from the Harry […]

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An Ode to College Expectations

Story by Grace Dooley Ah, college. Most of us here were brought up on rose-colored text-book style images of college life. It’s always Fall, it never rains, and people actually study under trees. The buildings are all pointed upwards at their arches and huddled beneath a thick layer of ivy– the only time that negligent […]

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Roundtable: Inside look at the NAVSA Academic Conference

Story by Katherine Jovanovic and Hannah Calderazzo The North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference took place in Columbus, Ohio from Oct. 17-19. The annual conference invited scholars to present research on Victorian literature, history, or art history related to the theme Media, Genre, & the Generic. Each day included four 1.5-hour panels in both […]

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