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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Jared Teitel

Staff Writer

Jared Teitel is a third-year journalism major, and this is his second semester as an Avenue reporter. In his free time, he enjoys running, shopping, and drinking coffee. 


Gainesville continues its celebration of Pride with events, museum exhibits and feelings of community

Pride Month has been a celebration of the queer community since 1970, just one year after LGBTQ+ individuals fought against systemic injustices in the Stonewall Riots. Although the cause is commemorated nationwide in the month of June for over 50 years, Gainesville serves as one city celebrating Pride Month just a bit longer. 


Gluten-free cider is brought to Gainesville's Fourth Avenue Food Park

Disillusioned by the small market for dietary friendly alcohol, Ben Stone with his 34-year-old best friend and brother-in-law, Dale Tanner, began home-brewing to compensate for the lack of options Gainesville offered them at the time. Just short of a decade later, the Stones and Tanner would bring one of the biggest breweries for gluten-free and vegan cider to Gainesville: Dry Wrought Cider. 


Stuck in traffic: Gainesville roads and rush hour pose serious problems for students, locals

Ongoing construction, irregular traffic lights, limited parking spaces and pedestrian pathways along certain roads raise questions of concern for Gainesville residents as they navigate the city. The presence of a public university and relentless residential communities within an approximately 64-square-mile space creates congestion in this college-town reminiscent of that in a big city. 

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Holocaust survivor Francine Taylor (left) looks at pictures from World War II on Oct. 8, 2023, with her son (right), Forrest Allen Taylor, in a document made by a former College of Charleston student.

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