“Bartleby’s Revenge” tells a tale of the enduring bonds of childhood friendship in an unfamiliar tune. It’s a story about a man, a woman and the secret they share — yet it begins with two boys, at least upon first glance.
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Well, here we are, at the end of a year that happened to play the biggest Uno reverse card in all of history. As this year comes to a climactic end, Jupiter, the planet of self-improvement and optimism finds itself in Capricorn, the certified cynic of the zodiac.
As we enter the last week of the spooky season, Mercury, the planet of communication, intellect and active listening finds itself cuffed to the moodiest, most controversial sign in the zodiac, Scorpio.
As cuffing season approaches and Venus, the planet of emotional attachments and relationships enters the sign of passionate and courageous Leo, some may be feeling bold enough to shoot their shot with the masked-up cutie sitting three yardsticks away from them at Marston. But for the UF populace still confined to their homes, the desire to hit the streets grows unbearable.
Editor’s note: This story is the first in a new initiative by the Avenue to review books written by Alachua County residents and UF or Santa Fe alumni.
Riding the high of a fine-tuned, beatbox-filled performance at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, Maddie Crowley expected to resume preparation for an upcoming showcase after Spring break. She never imagined the next time they met, they’d be saying their goodbyes.
Gainesville declared July 20 as Black Lives Matter and Trans Inclusive Movement Day. Trans and ally voices rang in the proclamation with chants and speeches on the steps of City Hall Monday.
From the moment Jason Hedges first heard the down-home, heartland melodies of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at the O’Connell Center, he was hooked. Now, each year, he draws thousands of people to Gainesville as the frontman of cover band Heavy Petty celebrating the life of the artist himself.
Saditty — it's a word that aspires to be more than it is, carrying an air of superiority and overconfidence. It’s a term Lakheria Hines always identified with, but never questioned the significance of until she sought to create a brand she could have pride in as a budding entrepreneur.
After a number of sleepless nights, Adriann Jordan found herself standing in the Minneapolis rain at the site of George Floyd’s death. The scene was adorned with flowers and a mural of Floyd — his name memorialized among many others that protesters have chanted in the streets.
There are many films featuring universities such as Harvard and UCLA, but what about UF? It was this question, posted on the unofficial UF subreddit that prompted a discussion about films linked to the university.
Against zero odds, the show won’t go on this weekend at Bo Diddley Plaza. It’s the exact outcome Gainesville resident and performance artist, Tom Miller, expects for his latest act, the “CORONA NO-SHOW.”
No other food is quite as American as the burger. With a golden wheat bun and savory meat patty, the hamburger sneaks its way into every family gathering (even Meemaw’s funeral) and late-night munchies run. Thus, it represents the freedom to eat and the freedom to copy the same product over and over until it's been done all the way to hell; who says you can’t put gold speckles on a slab of meat?
Gainesville will be saying goodbye to a token Midtown establishment — one that has been fending off students’ hangovers with their sandwiches for more than 20 years — Sunday.
For many Gators, sharing a laugh over a meme about Zoom lectures is one of the few methods they can use to still feel connected to fellow students. This sense of community is thanks to the efforts of those behind popular UF-centric social platforms embodying the spirit of life on-campus from home.
The second Sunday of every May is a day mothers across the globe typically find themselves lavished with mimosas and flowers at brunch.