I’m sure that almost every one of us has read our horoscope at least once whether it be in a magazine, an app on our phone, or if you’re on of my friends, you’ve sat while I forced you to listen to your sign’s horoscope for that day.
Out of all the nature hotspots around UF, the Ichetucknee River is one of the best. Forty-five minutes north of Gainesville, the Ichetucknee rises from a series of first magnitude springs, and flows south into the Santa Fe River. You can swim in the two sources springs at the North Entrance, Ichetucknee and Blue (pictured), or you can rent a tube and float down from the South. I always describe the river to friends as the lazy river, an eternally 72 degree stream of clear water filled with turtles, fish, and, at this time of year, manatees.
January 23rd was a sad day for baseball fans everywhere as the game lost an all-time great in Ernie Banks. Banks, or “Mr.Cub,” as he was known, passed away at 83.He was a 2-time all-star, 2-time National League MVP, and a first ballot Hall-of-Famer during a career that spanned 18 years (1953-1971), all on Chicago’s north side.
With the production of the movie Pitch Perfect and the rising fame of The Sing Off-winning group Pentatonix, A’ Capella music is gaining popularity again. The University Auditorium here on Florida’s campus hosted a performance by an all men’s A’ Capella group this past Friday. This group of men are very different than your college, pop-song cover group. The men of Chanticleer are Grammy award winning professionals, who performed a program of songs that provided a truly magical experience for those in attendance.
Happy spring semester, Gators! With this blog, I'll talk about cool stuff that’s happening in the science world, whether it’s near, far, wherever you are (does the heart really go on, Celine?). I also want to hear from you! If there’s a subject you want me to explore further, let me know with a comment below or send an email to The Alligator blog editor at email@example.com. Now, let’s get to it!
Quvenzhané is 11 years old. She was nominated for her Best Actress Oscar for a role she played when she was 5.
If you don't feel like cooking, frozen meals are a lifesaver. Many people think frozen meals taste disgusting or are very unhealthy, but I’m here to tell you today that this is not true!
I remember coming home for Winter Break my freshman year and being bombarded with questions from my family. If it wasn’t, “Why are you still single?,” it was, “When are you going to bring your boyfriend home?”
The nominations for the 2015 Grammy Awards are almost here, and many are wondering who will get a shot at claiming music’s most noteworthy prize. Here are a few predictions for nominations in the General Field, which does not consider genre in selecting contenders.
Advocates for immigration reform have one more thing to be thankful for this year. After many political ups and downs, President Barack Obama made an executive order on immigration reform. And just in time for the holidays.
“Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso
The best way to dress for cold weather is to layer, layer, layer, but there are many ways to do this that might not involve what you think. Of course I would suggest wearing tights or leggings under jeans or wearing tank tops under sweaters to keep warm, but I have some tips about how to layer fashionably. I hope these help you prepare for the inevitable cold weather that is bound to reach Florida at some point this season.
The end of the semester is near, and you know what that means: finals week. If you’re a freshman, these will be your first final exams at UF. It can be a long, strenuous week prefaced by weeks of vigorous studying. But knowing what to expect can make all the difference. Here are tips to guide you through a successful finals week:
Get ready to strap on your swords and armor and head back to Middle-earth! The last installment of “The Hobbit” premieres in just two weeks, and it’s the likely the last time we will see our beloved Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Galadriel.
Leaders, like most things in life, come in all shapes and sizes.
Winter is coming. The Christmas season is officially upon us, and Winter Break is just around the corner. In between the baking, shopping and decorating, you’re going to have a lot of free time to watch TV guilt-free. Isn’t that the greatest gift of all? Here are some of my favorite holiday episodes to get you through the next few weeks:
With finals coming up and temperatures rapidly dropping, sometimes what us students need the most is a nice, relaxing place with some good food for long study sessions. Panera Bread, Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts can get noise, which can often cause a dilemma for students wanting to find a quiet place to study. Pascal’s Coffeeshop, located on 112 NW 16th St., provides just that.