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Tuesday, March 05, 2024

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Darts & Laurels

It's sad to think that only a year ago this week, we were all still on a national-championship-winning high thanks to the UF men's basketball team. Despite the depressingly absent University Avenue celebration this year - and the corresponding embarrassing loss Tuesday to the University of Massachusetts that had us drinking for an entirely different reason - we soldiered on. So for a quick pick-me-up before you start the weekend, join us for this week's edition of…


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Senator's multiple addresses suspicious

In yet another indication that UF's Student Government is destined to continue business as usual, the Student Senate Rules and Ethics Committee decided to unanimously allow Sen. Sheldon Nagesh to continue representing District E despite pressing concerns about his true residential address - which is anyone's guess at this point.


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Darts & Laurels

The watery, bloodshot eyes. The sore throats. The inability to stay awake in class. There seem to be some sure signs that Gainesville is developing a very big problem lately. But it has nothing to do with those impossibly cheap drink specials at Gator City. The culprit? Evil, evil pollen. So if you're popping that Benadryl and trying to make it to the weekend through a bleary-eyed haze, we know the feeling. Go inside, take a deep, air-conditioned breath, and get ready for this week's edition of…


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Academics need say in UF budget

As the old saying goes, he who has the gold makes the rules. In terms of a college campus, "the rules" translate into course offerings, class size, faculty hirings and compensation of administrators. We don't have much gold at UF these days, but at least what we do have is partially controlled by the people closest to its effects: the academics.


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Darts & Laurels

Here at the Darts & Laurels department, we realize that our most recent editions have been a bit, let's say, deficient when it comes to laurels. But this week we promise that we will make an effort to be more positive.



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