Lakeland Kathleen receiver T.J. Lawrence announced he will be coming to UF. This will help the Gators fill the gap from two lost commits earlier in the day.
Pompano Beach Ely High cornerback Patrick Johnson may be reconsidering his decision to attend LSU. The Miami Herald reported today that Johnson moved his announcement from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., further fueling speculation that he was second-guessing his choice.
UF Student Body President Ryan Moseley voted against increasing statewide tuition 13 percent in a Board of Governors budget committee meeting Thursday. Moseley voted for an 8 percent tuition increase at the board's full meeting.
An observant, if bored, reader e-mailed me last week noting that there seemed to be more spelling errors in the paper as of late. The reader wondered whether it was because of new-semester blues or something along those lines.
From the just-when-you-thought-it-couldn't-get-any-worse category: Chicago Bulls forward and former UF 7-footer Joakim Noah reportedly had to be separated from Bulls center Ben Wallace after the team's blowout loss against the Orlando Magic last night.
Well, my first stimulating albeit frustrating week as managing editor has come to a close. Although the 50-hour workweeks, late nights and massive amounts of paper-shuffling will still take some getting used to - not to mention my rapidly disappearing social life - I am still excited about the opportunity to help set which direction the Alligator heads this semester.