What’s Left

An Original Poem by Jacob SteinEdited 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… Continue reading What’s Left

Which Iconic UF 2020 Fall Event Are You?

Written by Kiran Mital Describe your UF Honors experience and we’ll tell you which iconic UF Fall 2020 event you resonate with. 1. Welcome to your freshman year as a UF Honors student! First order of business, what are you majoring in?A.  Biology (on the pre-med track) B.  Public relationsC.  MusicD.  Undeclared 2. You’re at… Continue reading Which Iconic UF 2020 Fall Event Are You?

COVID-19 & The Performing Arts: A World Without Theatre

Written by: Daniella Conde When COVID-19 came along and turned our world upside down, in-person theatre performances became nonexistent. In an effort to curb exposure and comply with physical distancing requirements, theaters all over the world have closed down. Many performing arts institutions have begun to offer virtual performances, but the theatre community is undoubtedly… Continue reading COVID-19 & The Performing Arts: A World Without Theatre

Living Sustainably at Home

Written by Joyce Jiang Right now, it’s hard to feel in control when so much of our lives is out of our control. However, through some small and easy changes, you have the power to change the world by living more sustainably. Switch to LED light bulbsNot only do LED light bulbs use 25%-80% less… Continue reading Living Sustainably at Home

The Ultimate Quarantine Playlist

Written by Karina Bravo  Throughout this crazy past year, music has played a big part in preserving our sanity and reminding us of happier times. Here you will find the highlights of my quarantine playlist and hopefully find something to add to your Spotify library. Whether you’re in a reflective, nostalgic mood, or want to… Continue reading The Ultimate Quarantine Playlist

Stories of Hope from an Unsuspecting Platform

Written by Amanda Smith In a time of increasing division, Americans are desperate for sources that reassure us that future unity is possible, and that our hope is not in vain. Over quarantine and the recent election, there has been a decline in the perceived accuracy of mainstream news channels and social media. Podcasts, however,… Continue reading Stories of Hope from an Unsuspecting Platform

“If I get it, I get it, so what?”

Written by Brenden BerriosCopyedited by Stephanie Cobb It’s 8:29 a.m. on Day 192 of quarantine and after snoozing my alarm for the fourth time, I roll out of my bed and into my desk chair just in time for my first lecture of the day. As my classmates join the call, I take a peek… Continue reading “If I get it, I get it, so what?”

The Faces of Zoom

Written by Julia Garcia Bored in a Zoom lecture, you look away from the PowerPoint and mindlessly watch your fellow classmates; each of them are visible in the form of a little rectangle, displayed on your screen in a five-by-five grid, with either their video or simply their name. In one rectangle, a boy sits… Continue reading The Faces of Zoom