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In a continuously unpredictable environment, UF students remain conflicted as they determine where to live during the Spring.
As the temperature dipped below 65 degrees Friday night — cold for Floridians — families arrived at Destiny Community Church bundled up in sweaters and pants to celebrate the success of the church’s inaugural BUY A TREE. CHANGE A LIFE. event.
Tourism is at the heart of Gainesville’s economy, but little recreation exists during the pandemic.
For the last decade, more and more renters in Gainesville have struggled to find affordable housing. The COVID-19 pandemic has only made it worse.
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online and sent students home, many were left with an unprecedented amount of free time. For some, that time was used to take summer classes or learn new skills. But for others, it was used to bring to life goals they’d been dreaming of for years or spontaneous passion projects.
Laura Junio thought she’d be homeless by this week. She knew her family would manage, she said, but she was afraid they would have to give away their pets.
“One for the road” has taken on a whole new meaning in downtown Gainesville.
The murky, crisp scent of cigarettes trailed the streets of Midtown and Downtown Gainesville on the night that Florida bars reopened. Local bars resembled ghost town saloons as most students’ plans were not on Main Street.
Rooms containing exposed piping, bedrooms without windows and faulty Wi-Fi awaited Jamie Schemmel when he moved in to Hub Third Ave.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Kyle Cargill said the craft beer industry was going “up and up.” Now, many local breweries may not survive.
Pete Davidson gives a child a tattoo, smokes a lot of weed and comes to terms with the death of his firefighter father as “The King of Staten Island” in director Judd Apatow’s newest comedy available on-demand Friday.
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?
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University professors, despite popular beliefs, have lives outside of the lecture hall.
Carol Perrine said she isn’t going to let cervical cancer get her down. She means this figuratively, and, as she proved by twirling under a disco ball to a Beatles cover on Saturday, literally.
After two years of work and research, the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s two-part documentary on the history and the making of the Institute of Black Culture and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures was shown this week.
A person was killed in a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a car on Southwest 34th Street Saturday afternoon.
Four days before Veteran’s Day, two women sat in the UF Wilmot Botanical Gardens planting rabbit ear plants and basil. They spoke to each other as they worked under the greenhouse fans, carefully placing the plants into pots full of damp soil.