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Thursday, June 24, 2021

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Column: Resolutions for reflection

Culling through everything I’ve read about the new year, articles usually include two things: resolutions and motivational quotes meant to inspire readers to follow through with said resolutions for at least a month. These articles don’t exactly represent creative and original ways to look at the new year, but you know what they say. “You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been.”


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In Memorial: Brélan Eytan Moritz

Brélan Eytan Moritz, age 29, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Gainesville, Florida. He was born in Panama City, Florida, in 1985 and attended Lynn Haven Elementary, Mowat Middle School, and Mosley High School where he graduated as the valedictorian and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He received his undergraduate degree in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida in 2008, his master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from UCLA in 2009, and was a PhD candidate in Microbiology and Cell Science at the University of Florida. The process for the award of a posthumous Doctor of Philosophy degree has been initiated. 


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Happiness can be found through selfishness

A survey conducted in the fall by the University of California, Los Angeles, revealed that first-year college students are more depressed than ever. It’s not just first-year students who are facing mental health issues, however. 


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Have mid-semester blues? You can do it! Just remember we’re all in this together

The middle of the Fall 2014 semester has arrived. The middle of the semester signals the beginning of some wonderful things, such as the ability to start tentatively unpacking your sweaters in preparation for cooler weather and the onslaught of the pumpkin spice flavor being marketed in every single food product imaginable. There’s a whisper in the air of the holiday season just around the corner, when we can go home and blissfully forget about project deadlines.


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Fall 2014 Elections: A stand against one-party rule

In the Spring of 2014, The Independent Florida Alligator endorsed the Swamp Party for the Student Government executive elections. We expressed reservations about the potential for one-party rule in SG but determined that Swamp’s qualified slate of candidates and effective campaigning made them worthy of a formal endorsement.



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