With record sales way down and a general lack of memorable rap releases so far this year (sans U.G.K., Common and Talib Kweli), Kanye West hopes to make it his year with his third album, "Graduation," set for release Tuesday.
With so many Latin restaurants in town, how do you know which ones are the real deal? Where can you get an authentic media noche? Who makes the best guava puff pastry? Which place can satisfy your Latin food addiction? Eight of the most popular places are reviewed here to let you know what's fabuloso and what's not.
Underwater filmmaker Rob Stewart is revolutionizing the way people view the "media-fied" shark.
The Hippodrome State Theatre is giving college students an opportunity to reunite with their childhood selves as they embark on a nostalgic journey down memory lane via Hollywood.
Even with a nomination for a Latin Grammy, an appearance on MTV2 and extensive touring worldwide (including to the prestigious Roskilde Festival in Denmark), Miami's electronic/Latin darlings Spam Allstars still enjoy appearing in Gainesville regularly.
If you're not quite ready for summer to be over but don't want to travel more than an hour to get to the nearest beach, cut your drive in half and spend the day at one of the freshwater springs just north of Gainesville.
Ever accidentally eavesdropped and overheard something so ridiculous you had to laugh and tell all your friends later? Well, share it with the rest of us. Keep checking The Avenue online at www.alligator.org for the chance to submit your own Overheard in Gainesville quotes - coming soon.
Every year, the first week of school means new books, foreboding projects and a stressful syllabus. But at the beginning of this semester you can add "free concert" to your otherwise dreary agenda, thanks to a collaboration of the Reitz Union Band Committee and Gator Nights.
When director Matthew Vaughn left "X-Men 3" at the mercy of the pack of untalented wolves known collectively as Brett Ratner in favor of helming "Stardust," I hoped the gamble would pay off. Otherwise, humanity would have two additional squandered adaptations stinking up the place and making the hole in the ozone layer even bigger. But thankfully, the odds of getting sunburned haven't drastically increased, because "Stardust" succeeds at being a charming fantasy comedy adventure.
If you're really trying to live it up while you're at college, you must know that living the quintessential university lifestyle requires eating a lot of pizza.
If you haven't discovered this yet, a keen knowledge of movies can definitely enhance your college education. Throughout your years of schooling, whether you are a freshman, grad student or anything in between, you will find movies are a staple conversation piece. They bring us together and give us all something in common - or at the very least, give you something to chat about with that cute classmate sitting next to you.
Trying to affix shelves to the crumbly plaster walls of my new apartment was no easy task. I thought I had the shelf above my desk installed just fine and had begun to stack my books when it crashed down right on top of my 15-inch MacBook Pro.