By: Lourdes Hernandez I grew up in South Florida, where Cuban cafeterias are more common in shopping centers than traditional coffee shops, and every gathering or family party ends with a round of cafecito for everyone. I’m not sure when I fell in love with coffee, but my upbringing definitely attributed to it. Now, as […]
By Kacey Finch If you find Thanksgiving dinner a little too stationary, you’re in luck. Gainesville is home to a hot food truck scene, featuring several rallies a year. In fact, the High Dive, located in downtown Gainesville, hosts a food truck rally every six weeks. The food truck vendors rotate constantly, making the food […]
By Camille Graham While family Thanksgiving may call to mind dry stuffing, stuffy dinners and that one great aunt that insists on kissing you on the lips, it’s also the origin for my favorite holiday: Friendsgiving. Friendsgiving, by its very nature, is a time to gather your friends – your college family – and feast. […]
When the afternoon cravings hit, it’s important to have a fridge stuffed with healthy snacks and foods to fill up on. It might be easy to grab a granola bar or frozen TV dinner, but if you are looking for simple snacks with fresh ingredients, here are some ideas.
By Brianna Duncan-Dieujuste After a long week full of classes, internships and jobs, the best way to wind down is with a glass of wine. While wine nights are essential to any GNI (girl’s night in), they can also become pretty expensive when you’re on a part-time internship budget. To prepare you for the next time […]
By Brianna Duncan-Dieujuste Many college students rely on protein powder as a quick source of fuel after a workout or as an addition to a smoothie after a late night class. Protein is an important part to a healthy diet, and animal sources, such as whey and casein, are among the most popular. Plant-based protein powders […]
Our editor-in-chief applies her savvy budgeting habits she honed in NYC to her life in Gainesville.
By Lauren Rowland Every Friday night, my group of friends meets for a “family” dinner. Sometimes we make sushi and sit around a bonfire, and sometimes we make little hors d’oeuvres and watch movies. When it comes to hors d’oeuvres, you can’t beat an assortment of bite-sized treats. Goat Cheese Bruschetta Crostini First, you have […]