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If you're like us here in the Department of Darts & Laurels, you have four days to pull it all together and pass all your classes. Oh yes, it's crunch time. If you have eight 10-page papers to write, five exams you have to get A's on just to get C's in those classes, and homework assignments from September you have to beg your professor to accept, you've got quite a weekend ahead of you. So grab your venti iced soy mocha-frappa-whatever and stay optimistic for the next 72 hours with this week's how-the-hell-am-I-ever-gonna-pull-this-off edition of…
Tell your little brothers and sisters to put down their cell phones and give their thumbs a break - at least while driving. Two Florida legislators want to ban minors from txting while driving. WTF doesn't that include every1?
Thank God - it's finally starting to feel like a season other than summer. It's time to put the sundresses and shorts in the back of the closet and break out the sweaters and scarves. It's time to put on a pot of chili and sip some hot cocoa. It's time to trade in the Corona Light for a dark, wintry ale. It's time to stop going to class and stay under the covers instead. But most of all, it's time to read this week's frost-covered edition of…
Two officers from the Florida State University Police Department will trek by bicycle from Tallahassee to Gainesville on Monday as part of the "Road to Responsibility Challenge" to discourage drunken driving and alcohol abuse for next week's traditionally rowdy Gators-Seminole clash, which also just happens to fall on Thanksgiving weekend.
Kudos to the student volunteers who care enough about their community to try to make a difference in it. Specifically, we're talking about the nearly 1,000 student volunteers who showed up to Gainesville's "Homeless Night Out and Service Fair" last week.
So this is the part when we're supposed to congratulate the Gator Party on accomplishing another one of its platform goals for getting the UF Bookstore to hold a student discount day. Gator says this will alleviate some of the financial burdens of the holiday season.