the salt of the ocean//the sand of the shore

Poem by: Kayla Ehrlich Copy-edited by: Pranav Gupta Illustration by: Campbell Lackey I’ve stood at the cusp of the earth where nothing but scuttling crabs and drifting gulls  ever dare to wander there are no footprints at least, none that remain untouched by the passing waves the melting, running foam that leave everything and nothing … Continue reading the salt of the ocean//the sand of the shore

Humans of Hume: Kira Zautcke

Written by: Kaitlyn McGowan Kira Zautcke is a freshman biochemistry major with a large affinity for conservation efforts. She spent most of her childhood living at Sanibel Island, which she believes molded her passion for environmental awareness and marine life. Her middle school education was centered around marine science. She completed research on sand dollar … Continue reading Humans of Hume: Kira Zautcke

10 Ways to Recycle Your Old T-Shirts!

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!

What’s Left

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

Uncommon Reads Overview

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

Instructors’ Look on Online Education

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