To My Baby Gator Self – Advice for Incoming Freshmen

By Rebecca Vitkus Junior, English major With only nine short days left of the summer before my second year at UF, I was thinking about how much I’ve learned so far and what I would tell myself if I could go back to the beginning of my freshman year. I know this is usually something… Continue reading To My Baby Gator Self – Advice for Incoming Freshmen

H-Camp—You Know!: Welcoming New Gators to the Honors Program

By Anna Morgan Sophomore, English Major and History Minor The transition from high school to college can be difficult, but for some Honors freshman, that change is already off to a good start. These new Gators attended H-Camp, a retreat from August 17-19 at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs, FL. H-Camp was created to help… Continue reading H-Camp—You Know!: Welcoming New Gators to the Honors Program

Why It’s Okay to be a Non-STEM Major

By Cresonia Hsieh Freshman, Journalism Major It seems to be the trend in America to emphasize the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors and devalue the significance of non-STEM/ humanities majors. These sentiments are being felt especially among Florida post-secondary institutions because of Governor Rick Scott’s recent proposal to raise the tuition… Continue reading Why It’s Okay to be a Non-STEM Major

Scholar Highlight: Kyle Chesney

By Michael Chiang Sophomore, Biochemistry Major Kyle Chesney was the picture of mediocrity in high school. Earning the frustration of his teachers and an infamous reputation for being a troublemaker, some would say that his acceptance into university was nothing short of a miracle. Now in his junior year, that same lazy kid has grown… Continue reading Scholar Highlight: Kyle Chesney

Dorm Friendly Recipes: Ham & Cheese Braid

By Cassidy Whitson Sophomore, Journalism Major Just because college is hectic doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice good eating! Skip the dining hall one night and make this quick and easy recipe that always reminds me of mom’s ham and cheese sandwiches from elementary school - with a sophisticated twist. Pair this with some Campbell’s… Continue reading Dorm Friendly Recipes: Ham & Cheese Braid