The world is beginning to embrace plus-sized beauty in the media and fashion industry. Some Gainesville studios and personal trainers are advocating for inclusivity.
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Butterflies and back-to-school jitters are standard for any student starting a new semester. But this upcoming Fall term is unlike any other. For many UF students, it is the first time they’ll return to in-person classes in over a year.
The University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) hosted the event for Black women to share their experiences through selections of their own prose and poetry on Zoom.
The SOBERBABY talkshow was born with the goal of erasing the stigma around addiction.
Cars for Cancer raises funds and awareness for children’s cancer research, and part of the proceeds go directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Before live shows were put on pause, concert-goers frequently used the expression “post-concert depression” (PCD) to describe the melancholy experienced after the thrill of a concert. While it’s no question that the days following a great live show can feel mundane, one researcher started to wonder if the words “post-concert depression” were giving the social-syndrome undue psychological influence.
Marion Senior Services instituted a new department to promote mental health in Marion County seniors. The Human Services department will focus on enhancing the quality of life and crisis management skills by analyzing individual situations and finding areas for improvement.
Made-up Gossip, a new Gainesville-based personal care brand, launched its first line of hand soaps designed to eliminate single-use plastics. By incorporating humor and style into its brand, Made-up Gossip uses its personalized platform to educate customers on the repercussions of using plastic.
Two therapy groups, created for LGBTQ individuals and Black women respectively, aim to provide a sense of solidarity and community.
For those who aren’t fans of weekend benders, Gainesville has plenty of ways to spend your time productively.