Last Tuesday night during our weekly Student Government Senate meeting, I abstained from voting on a resolution to recognize the installment of Juan Guaidó as the interim president of Venezuela. Not too long after, one of my friends called me out on Facebook. Then, Student Body Vice President David Enriquez did so similarly in a letter to the editor published in The Alligator titled “Stand Up for Students.”
Opinion | Letters To The Editor
Hey Gators! As election day at UF gets closer and closer, there is always a certain amount of negative campaigning that takes place before students vote. With that said, Zachariah Chou’s mischaracterization of his record and criticisms of Student Government go a step too far.
So there I was on Saturday afternoon, existing.
One of the best things about going to the UF is the never-ending fountain of opportunities it brings your way. But it doesn’t take long before it feels like the opportunities are overflowing, and it can be hard to catch your breath.
"t’s not worth it to risk my safety once more when I know the police don’t care and the officers who come out to take my report will likely humiliate me again."
I am Ford. And you are too.
Editor’s Note: UF President Kent Fuchs published a column, which ran in the Aug. 22 issue of The Alligator, that called for readers to send feedback on what they wanted UF to accomplish over the next decade. This letter was written in response.
The number of students seeking services from the Disability Resource Center has more than doubled since 2013, yet only one learning specialist has since been added to the center’s staff, according to The Alligator.