Jiselle Lee was The Alligator’s Summer 2023 Editor-In-Chief. She was previously a reporter with NextShark News and a reporting intern at The Bradenton Herald.
Last week, The Alligator published a paper with an emphasis on LGBTQ stories. We featured nonbinary drag queens, covered state trans legislation, local Pride info sessions and more. We’re proud to publish these stories our staff worked hard on. We’re honored to cover the stories about our local communities.
Despite the enormous efforts the community has made to establish its presence, The Alligator has lacked consistent coverage of AAPI people in the Gainesville community. Admittedly, this is the result of an inconsistent amount of AAPI reporters on our staff from semester to semester.
Hargrove’s life since retirement is filled with trips around the world with her husband Kevin, dancing anywhere where there’s live music and singing for charity. Her commitment to her hippie lifestyle comes from her dedication to honoring her late best friend, Kathryn Fiedler.
Julie Anspach was one of seven contestants who participated in the Oct. 26 Dr. Fauci Look-Alike contest. The contest was hosted by The Bull and Gainesville actor Glenn Terry.
Although Sasse has piqued conservative students' interest with his political beliefs, he’s not the conservative representation they expected.
Miranda “Mimi” Mythen wants to revive the dying deathcare industry. Under her TikTok account @mimithemortician, Mythen has more than 1.3 million likes and 59.8 thousand followers. She has been interviewed by Allure and Refinery29 and she has been featured in the DailyMail and the New York Post about her viral videos on funeral service.
At about 11:30 a.m., Gainesville Police Department school resource officers called for nine additional GPD officers to the school, including the University Police Department’s bomb dogs, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson Graham Glover said.
A fire destroyed classrooms at Alachua County public school Sidney Lanier Center on Friday afternoon.
GoDDsville Dream Defenders, a local activist group working with Thompson, announced its plan to launch a petition against the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office on Monday.
Emily Chen, 8, holds up a sign protesting the proposed Interest of Foreign Countries Senate and House Bills at Southwest 13th Street and University Avenue on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Her mother, Liman Wei, said she wants her daughter to speak out against discrimation.