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. […]
This September, the University of Florida announced a change in its graduation ceremony for the fall and spring. The change comes after controversy regarding the spring 2018 UF graduation ceremony where an usher physically forced multiple graduating students off the stage who were dancing. Now, undergraduates will have two ceremonies.
Your average college student is anywhere from 18 to 24 years old, lives in a dorm on campus and goes to school full time. Some of these students have part-time jobs or participate in extracurricular activities, but rarely do they have responsibilities outside of schoolwork. The “non-traditional” student in contrast is the complete opposite.
I came to the realization that I’m a minority on the University of Florida campus. Sure, I’m not an ethnic minority. I’m a white female. However, I am a minority because I’m one of the few openly conservative people on campus, and specifically, in the College of Journalism and Communications.
To lots of college students, budgeting isn’t on the top of their priority list. Mom and dad’s money seems endless — until you start making your own. A budget is a plan that helps you prioritize your spending over the course of a week, month or year. By creating one, you can develop the knowledge to recognize the difference between your wants and your needs. In the long run, budgeting is important for goals such as paying off your student loans, saving up for a home or going on a grand vacation.
By Isa Perez Unlike most people, where I would attend college was already predetermined before I was even born. My grandfather put me onto the Florida Prepaid plan and said I would never leave. I would attend Florida International University and live at home in Miami. Little did he know his granddaughter would grow up […]
By Ashleigh Braun Gone are the days of traditional school stereotypes of “nerds” and “cool” kids. In today’s society, being smart is not only accepted, but also celebrated. People with intelligence and unique ideas are no longer the ones being bullied for studying or hanging out at the library. They are the ones getting into […]