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Monday, June 21, 2021

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Karina Elwood was Editor-in-Chief at The Alligator
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If you’re reading this, my time’s up

Turns out it was this crazy, life-changing experience. It was where I launched my career and made my closest friends. It houses my first bylines and favorite college memories. It will always be where I first fell in love with journalism. I just wish I had a little more time.


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Finishing the spring semester strong

The counselors at the Counseling and Wellness Center and Wellness Coaches at GatorWell encourage students to call or visit our websites to learn what’s available in the summer, as well as the types of support we provide to help you get to the Spring finish line. 


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Solving a UF mystery

Since March is Women’s History Month, we checked with Carl Van Ness, university historian, for help unraveling a longstanding UF mystery. What he said renewed my appreciation for the early history of women at UF – their accomplishments and struggles.


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UF Needs to Be a Better Neighbor

To the administration at the University of Florida: Look beyond your campus and remember that while you serve students, you are a neighbor to many who call this place home. May this pandemic mark the beginning of a renewed and compassionate partnership.


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Is UF Doing Enough For Its Black Students?

Over the summer, UF President Kent Fuchs shared his plan to combat racism on campus in an email entitled, “Another step toward positive change against racism.” However, if this was truly ‘another’ positive change against racism, what was the positive change before this anti-racism plan? 


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Amid the pandemic, gratitude

COVID-19 has proven to be difficult and exhausting. However, there is nothing more encouraging to me than knowing the hard work of our faculty and staff is making a real difference and that our students are persisting and excelling.


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PACE Yourself for the Long Haul: Surviving the Pandemic

It is important to see how far we have come and to honor the tough choices we have made to sustain ourselves during the pandemic. We continue to have important choices to make individually and collectively moving forward which can make a big difference in survival. 



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