Amanda Friedman is a senior journalism major and the Enterprise Editor at The Alligator. She previously wrote for the Avenue, Metro and University desks. When she isn't reporting, she loves watching coming-of-age films and listening to Ariana Grande.
After a two-day quarrel between the Florida Department of Education and the College Board, high school students will get to keep AP Psychology on their class schedules.
When Tina Days, a 44-year-old mother of four, drives through Gainesville to deliver DoorDash orders, she is always taken aback by the increasing number of lavish apartment complexes cornering UF's campus.
A UF resident assistant was arrested by UPD and charged with sexual battery of a victim between 12 and 18 years old July 8.
Tired of settling for crumbs, Gainesville residents shared their dreams for the developing Eastside sports complex with city staff during the project’s first public engagement effort last week.
Roughly a month before schools go back in session, a new law restricting K-12 sexual and health education looms over the heads of school staff, students and parents.
From city-level government positions to partisan political advocacy organizations to non-partisanship coalitions, there are limitless ways for UF students to dive into political activism and support their local community following the 2023 legislative session.
Las decisiones estatales siguen guiando los recortes presupuestarios de la Comisión de la Ciudad de GainesvilleBy Amanda Friedman and Nicole Beltran | June 19
Los esfuerzos para combatir la creciente deuda de los Servicios Regionales de Gainesville (GRU) podrían realizarse a costa de los propietarios de viviendas y de la financiación de iniciativas de servicio público, según las decisiones estatales y las propuestas presupuestarias del año fiscal 2024 de la ciudad.
Efforts to combat Gainesville Regional Utilities’ rising debt could come at the expense of homeowners as well as public service initiative funding, according to state decisions and the city’s 2024 fiscal year budget proposals.