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Here at The Alligator, we pride ourselves on many things, perhaps the most important being our independence.
We’ve seen two of our classmates killed by cars on University Avenue since December. That’s too many.
With the highest number of reported employee COVID-19 cases in the country, UF is failing its faculty
When news broke that UF was ranked No. 2 in the nation for reported cases of COVID-19 by the New York Times, we kept a close eye on the numbers in case we rose to No. 1.
Students are still partying and spreading COVID-19. We think it’s safe to say many students don’t give a damn about the pandemic or the warning emails sent by our Vice President of Student Affairs.
Biden’s victory shows us that normalcy triumphs chaos. Amendment 2’s victory shows us that the youth vote matters
Alachua County voted for the winner. Florida voted for the sore loser.
The Alligator devotes itself to serving the UF and greater Gainesville communities. For that reason, we are releasing endorsements for candidates and amendments that will appear on the local ballot as well as our recommendation for the top of the ticket in an immensely consequential presidential election.
The stakes have never been higher this election season, yet many people will ultimately cast a vote for a candidate who will never win, and they know it.
Partying: it’s what college kids do. Partying during a pandemic? That shouldn’t be what college kids do. It is irresponsible for our governor to condone partying while our state and country is under siege by a pandemic.
We thought it. We know you thought it too—but sadly, it wasn't meant to be.
Any UF student will be able to tell you what six times six is: 36, the score they got on the ACT — but how come no one at UF seems to be able to figure out what six feet for social distancing looks like?
Today marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in The Alligator’s history. We’re launching El Caimán, the new Spanish section of our newspaper. Within El Caimán, readers will find translated copies of the most important news surrounding Alachua County and UF, including original stories about the Spanish-speaking community within our county.
The number of opinions sections over the last two months has decreased. You might’ve noticed that.
On Friday, UF student affairs interim vice president Win Phillips sent an email to students addressing two incidents he said were related to racism and anti-Semitisim, stating UF “places the highest value on creating a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment.”
A loud noise wakes you up from your midnight nap. It’s finally the end of the semester and you’re looking forward to winter break but definitely not exams. You haven’t been sleeping much, but the tables at Library West always serve as a nice substitute for a bed.
The internet is divided yet again, but this time it’s a battle between generations. It’s the old vs. new, or, millennials vs. boomers.
We can’t argue against social media’s influence — in fact, we already made an argument stating how important it really is.
Usually, the editorial board likes to take it easy on Fridays and publish a series of “Darts and Laurels” in order to lighten the mood for the weekend and provide our opinions on different things happening in the news.
As upcoming journalists, many of us are aware of the difficulties involved in the craft. Our work is expected to inform the public in an objective way, but when respecting the feelings of the public comes into play, things can get confusing.
You’ve spent an hour jogging on this nature trail, but you’ve already started regretting coming into existence. Walking along a bustling stream seems like a nice idea on paper, but no one ever talks about the mosquitoes in their poems.