Written by Emma Bissell Many students, frustrated with the COVID-19 pandemic and its toll on their education, give their professors a hard time and are very critical of everything their professors do. However, they do so without acknowledging how hard their professors and advisors are working to adjust to these unprecedented times. The current pandemic… Continue reading Professors’ Look on Online Education
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?
Written by: Stephanie Cobb The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the lives of UF Honors students in countless ways. Between Zoom classes and mask-wearing, the Fall 2020 semester certainly looks different than anyone could have imagined at the beginning of the year. The pandemic has also posed a challenge to Honors student organizations, which… Continue reading Honors Student Organizations Go Virtual
Meet the new Honors Recruitment and Transitions Coordinator, TehQuin Forbes. Forbes is from Miami, Florida, and Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated from the Honors Program at the University of Florida in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He then went on to get his master’s degree at Florida State University and is currently working… Continue reading New Staff Profile: TehQuin Forbes
Meet the newest advisor in the Honors office, Mike O’Malley. O’Malley comes from the Boston area, but spent a lot of his youth in Chicago and Florida. He received undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida and Columbia College, and he attended graduate school at the University of Chicago. His educational career was… Continue reading New Staff Profile: Mike O’Malley
Story by Hannah Calderazzo As Fall semester gets underway, the UF Honors Program and the Department of Housing and Residence Life have been hard at work bringing a new and exciting update to the Hume Cup competition. Previously, each floor from both Hume East and West competed in the Hume Cup. They earned points by… Continue reading Meet the New Hume Cup Captains!
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… Continue reading Roundtable: Inside look at the NAVSA Academic Conference
Photos captured at the protest last Thursday at Flavet Field. Written and Photographed by Emily Roden On Flavet field last Tuesday, over 200 people showed up with signs, sunglasses, and megaphones to protest the absence of blue lights on Fraternity row, a short walk from Hume Hall, the residence hall for honors students at UF.… Continue reading The Fight for Blue Lights