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All bodies are beautiful. Earth, on the other hand, hasn’t been looking so hot — unless you count global warming, of course. Whether it’s carbon dioxide emissions or the burning of one of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth, we’re making the world uglier every day. At this point, it seems we don’t really have a grasp on what’s important, especially when it comes to food.

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About a week ago, I was in a discussion focusing on what made UF alumni special. I learned that several companies specifically seek out our alumni above all others, but I never learned why. 

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Over a week ago, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives was launching an official impeachment inquiryinto President Donald Trump. The announcement came after reports emerged of an anonymous whistle-blower complaint regarding a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky. It was thought that Trump had pressured Zelensky during the call for political dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden in exchange for foreign aid. And before any details were known about the call, Pelosi accused Trump of “betraying his oath of office,” invoking the founders’s constitutional vision of impeachment to remove a sitting president. 

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and there are dozens of movies to watch to get you into the holiday spirit. It’s spooky season, and we can honor the ghouls and goblins this month by watching proper seasonal films.

In honor of former President Jimmy Carter’s 95th birthday Oct. 1, I would like to take a moment to discuss the most underrated president in modern U.S. history. His presidency is often considered a failure, despite all of its successes. Carter was ahead of his time with his foresight into climate change and human rights, serving as president from 1977 to 1981. It would be difficult to find someone who cares more about this nation than Carter.

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You have three midterms next Tuesday, you’re three days late on rent and your mom won’t stop calling you about that post you made on Instagram last Saturday night.

The weather is still unbearable. You feel a gentle breeze here and there, but Mother Nature lied about the fall season — or at least we did something to mess it up. Either way, it’s hot, you’re sweaty and the walk from the Reitz Union to Library West isn’t making things easier. 

Those all-nighters are really starting to catch up to you. Your caffeine intake maxed out like a credit card on your fifth cup of Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.