Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections Results

By Karina Cuevas The results of the student government elections were announced last Wednesday night in the Reitz Union breezeway. The cheers came from the victorious Swamp Party, who won 48 out of 50 Senate seats.  While the annoying hassling from candidates around campus may be over, it’s important for students to know what happens next. With the Swamp Party now in place, here are … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections Results

Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections

By Ben Paikowsky The fliers are everywhere. Wearing a sticker protects you from being hassled in Turlington. Platforms are proudly displayed. Sometimes, there’s a dog wearing a t-shirt. If you’ve been on campus for a couple of years, you probably know that these signs only point one way- election season is here. Student Government elections began today and will continue until tomorrow. Polls will be open … Continue reading Swamp Talk: Student Government Elections

Get to Know Gainesville: Jessica Melendez

I was reminded of how small the world can be as I embarked on this week’s interview. I walked up to Melendez thinking she was a stranger and discovered that we were actually in a class together a couple semesters ago. After realizing our connection, Melendez and I continued to discuss her very unique life. Melendez, 23, is not only a senior women’s studies major … Continue reading Get to Know Gainesville: Jessica Melendez

The Politics of Friendship

BY STEPHANIE WEHRMANN With the presidential elections creeping up on us, it’s to be expected that the candidates are a hot topic to talk about. And although the same conversations are just rehashed over and over again, it’s at least tolerable. After all, it’s an important election. But what is not so tolerable are the political debates. I’m not writing about the political debates that … Continue reading The Politics of Friendship