Portnoy began Barstool Sports in 2003 as a free newspaper in Boston. Now, the brand produces a wide range of multimedia, including blogs, podcasts and social media posts. In 2020, it was worth $450 million.
Carolina is a second-year journalism major with a minor in sustainability. In the past, she covered stories and events for WUFT, and she is now reporting on Student Government for The Alligator. Carolina loves to do yoga and go to the beach whenever she isn't writing.
Accent Speakers Bureau, a UF Student Government agency funded by student fees, hosted the renowned chef, restaurateur, author and TV host Guy Fieri to speak to students at a free, virtual event.
The campus housing plan prioritizes undergraduate housing by proposing 38% of undergraduate beds to be renovated or replaced with new ones in the next decade. Meanwhile, graduate housing capacity will be cut by more than a third with no anticipated plans of construction of new buildings.
Student Body President-elect Cooper Brown, Student Body Vice President-elect Faith Maniti and Student Body President Trevor Pope wrote in emails that Senate president Franco Luis’ letter and opinions are not representative of SG’s viewpoints as a whole.
Student Government Productions, an SG-funded agency that pays entertainers to perform at UF, hosted its first socially distanced concert Friday featuring indie rock bands Mt. Joy and flipturn.
Students and families questioned their future plans and finances when the bill was first proposed and are still worried about funding not being guaranteed for students.
Congress designated March as Women’s History Month in 1987. This month is about remembering impactful women of the past, celebrating powerful women of the present and empowering successful women of the future.
Accent Speakers Bureau, a UF Student Government agency, hosted Haddish and Brown on Wednesday in two free events for UF students and faculty over Zoom. During the shows, the women discussed topics ranging from their careers in media to the importance of self-care.
There will be 375 tickets available for the movie watch party, and students will sit in spread out pairs, Accent Chair Steven Wolf said. Students will also be required to scan a QR code once seated for contact tracing purposes. The Zoom webinar will allow for 3,000 attendees, he said.
Agbandje-McKenna, a UF Health biochemistry professor and structural biologist, died March 3 of a neurodegenerative disease. She is survived by her husband Robert McKenna, their two adult children and the many friends and colleagues who knew and learned from her.