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Thursday, April 18, 2024

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Florida Alligator
OPINION  |  COLUMNS

Every vote will matter on Jan. 29

Come on now, Alligator editorial board. Have you gone nuts? What's up with telling students their votes won't matter on Jan. 29? It is this type of thinking you'd expect from the Fox News pundits, not a beacon of hope in the journalism industry such as you guys.


Florida Alligator
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Halloween history explains traditions

For this week, I'm adding a little holiday twist to my work - for Halloween, not Homecoming. Vincent Massaro, the Monday columnist, might disagree, but I've seen some strange happenings around Gainesville over the past few days, things that might have something to do with the supernatural themes Oct. 31 entails.


Florida Alligator
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Legalizing weed would lead to wealth

Marijuana will be decriminalized before 2015. When that day arrives, be prepared for exactly nothing horrible to happen. Your children won't be murdered at gunpoint. Your liquor store won't be robbed. There will, however, be some bitchin' parties.


Florida Alligator
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It's OK to be unsure of your future

College is all about preparing students for the real world. Through rigorous courses and specific major tracks, students have the opportunity to gain the skills necessary to land a job that will support a decent house, a big family and a couple of dogs.


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Bad body image fueled by magazines

Finally, there's peace. The dust has cleared. We're putting the horror and the carnage of war behind us. Seventeen Magazine has called a cease-fire in the war with our body images.



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