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Friday, February 03, 2023

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Darts & Laurels

Don't you sometimes wish you could retreat from the exams and papers back into the fray of '90s television shows? Things were so much easier when Clarissa explained it all. Or when Mr. Feeny was your life counselor. Or when Zack Morris was the hottest guy around. If only we had the DVDs of these shows. You can reminisce, too. Join us as we wax nostalgic in this week's old-school-was-the-best-school edition of…


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Accusations are no joking matter

Your daily fun fact: In Florida, hazing is a third-degree felony if it results in serious injury or death. The "antihazing law" was passed in 2005, after lawmakers pushed for legislation following the death of a University of Miami student in 2001.


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Much of Grad Student Bill of Rights already in place

When we first heard about the idea of a Graduate Student Bill of Rights from Gator Party members earlier this semester, we pricked up our ears. They weren't sure at the time what exactly would be included, but they explained that its purpose would be to protect graduate students from being exploited by their departments and to curb the discrimination some students, especially international and female ones, said they have experienced.


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Darts & Laurels

Ah, Homecoming weekend. The grills are lit, the RVs are parked, the beer is on ice. We'd be lying if we said we don't enjoy it. Even though Archer Road is more packed than a tin of sardines and our favorite bars are at capacity, we wouldn't trade this three-day weekend for anything.


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Fee Freedom

Graduate teaching assistants. They make up one of the most underpaid and overworked groups at the university. And now, instead of paying all their fees at the beginning of the semester, they want them deducted from their paychecks over the course of the semester, or even worse - done away with completely.


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Tricks & Treats

The bats living near Lake Alice seemed a little more erratic this week, didn't they? The winds rustling the leaves of trees were a little bit creepier. And the moon is full tonight - don't be surprised if your hairiest friends go missing. Yes, it's that time of year again: Halloween.


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More CLAS advisers needed

It's UF's eternal problem. No, not too few season football tickets. Not Friday's crossword puzzle being too hard for you to finish during your chemistry lecture. Not when your professor schedules an exam for the morning after Halloween.


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