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Friday, June 14, 2024

Jiselle Lee


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.


It’s about time

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.


Mimi the mortician: Gen-Z in death care

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.


Bomb threat at Gainesville High School

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.

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Elaine gives a tour

Elaine Hargrove shows off Groovy Gus the Hippie Bus to Claudia DiMercurio and Frank DiMercurio at Strawberry Fields for RV'ers in Chiefland, Florida, on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023. The DiMercurios are visiting the RV park from Lexington, Michigan.


Elaine dancing

Elaine Hargrove, a 63-year-old Chiefland, Florida, resident, dances with colorful scarves at Crump’s Landing restaurant in Homosassa, Fla., on Sunday, April 16, 2023.


Elaine and Crystal

Elaine Hargrove (left) shows off her hand-painted 1978 Volkswagen bus to Tri-County Nursing Home staff on on Tuesday, April 11, 2023. Crystal Ellison (right) invites Hargrove to perform for the residents once a month.



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.

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