“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?”

University of Florida Majors as Different Halloween Candies

Assorted Halloween Candy

Written by Julia Garcia If life is like a box of chocolates, then UF is like a bag of Halloween candy. There are more diverse students, majors, and organizations than you could possibly count! So, in the spirit of Halloween, let’s take a look at what Halloween classics best describe some of UF’s many majors!… Continue reading University of Florida Majors as Different Halloween Candies

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

Know Your Ballot

Written by Karina Bravo In the upcoming General Election, Florida voters will vote on six proposed constitutional amendments which range from raising the minimum wage to tax reform. On Oct. 8, the Student Honors Organization held a webinar hosted by public policy specialist Ida V. Eskamani to inform students about these amendments. Here is a… Continue reading Know Your Ballot

Meet the New Hume Cup Captains!

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!

Productive Ways to Make Money from Home

Story by Stephanie Cobb With the closure of nonessential businesses in the state of Florida, many students’ internship and part-time employment plans have been canceled or put on hold. However, if you’re in need of cash, there are many ways to make money while still social distancing. Keep reading for some ideas on how to… Continue reading Productive Ways to Make Money from Home

Uber Memoirs: Good Samaritan Edition

Recurring Column by Noah Towbin, Illustration by Grace Dooley Apparently, not all Uber drivers respond with obscene horror stories when prompted to reveal the most interesting things that have happened during rides. So, with the world making social distance the new status quo, I thought we could reminisce on the stories of these good samaritan… Continue reading Uber Memoirs: Good Samaritan Edition

The Fight Against Climate Change: UF’s Imagining Climate Change Initiative

Written by Chloe Campbell If you happened to be driving along Archer Braid Trail on the morning of Saturday Feb. 29, then you might have noticed a large reclaimed water truck, a trailer carrying twenty-nine trees, and a group of thirty-odd people in bright orange vests standing by the edge of the road. As one… Continue reading The Fight Against Climate Change: UF’s Imagining Climate Change Initiative