Written by: Karina Bravo On Feb. 26, the UF Honors Program welcomed 1,549 applicants to join its class of 2025. Receiving just over 11,300 applications, the Honors Program saw an acceptance rate of about 13.7% this year - a slight increase from 2020’s acceptance rate of 13.3%. The accepted class had an average GPA of… Continue reading What’s Up With Honors?
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
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?”
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
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
Poetry By Angie Chirino She stares blankly at the flashing screen, red eyes twitching with its light, jaw stuck open; sighs, heavy and tired, drop out onto her chest, dripping into the quiet room with blank walls the size of cupboards, silk-screen thin and yellowed under sticky tape residue and flickering lights. The phone beside… Continue reading Midterm All-Nighter: A Poem