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    The Seven Deadly Sins of Your Thanksgiving Feast

    From pride, the excessive belief in one’s own abilities, to envy, the desire for others’ traits, status or abilities, we’ve all been guilty of getting caught up in those infamous seven sins from time to time. The seven deadly sins (also known as the cardinal sins) emerged sometime in the fourth century AD and has helped us classify our various vices and given Catholic confession a ...

    On November 26, 2015 / By
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    The People’s Call for Peltier

    On June 26, 1975, a little after 11:50 a.m., FBI agents Jack R. Coler and Ronald A. Williams were killed during a shoot-out on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in South Dakota, in the Jumping Bull Compound. The bodies of the agents were discovered around 4:25 p.m. Agent Williams was shot in his left arm and side, ...

    On November 24, 2015 / By
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    A Hipp Night with Amy

    Skip class? See “Amy”? Skip class? See “Amy”? This was me on Wednesday night as I sat outside my class and debated going in or not. On the one hand, my Wednesday night class is the absolute worst, on the other, “Amy” seems quite interesting. Since you are reading this right now, I’m sure you can figure out which route I decided ...

    On November 23, 2015 / By
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    My Solution for Healthcare in America

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proposes that the United States adopt universal healthcare and enact a single-payer system. The darling of far-left liberals, Sanders idealizes the countries like Sweden and Norway as what the United States should aspire to be: free healthcare, higher taxes on the rich, free college education, free childcare, paid maternity leave, limitations and taxes on corporations. That all ...

    On November 23, 2015 / By
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    How to Put the Work in Networking

    “It’s not always about what you know but who you know.”  I’m not sure I could recount to you how many times I heard that phrase during my collegiate career. Teachers, speakers and mentors grind that into the heads of their students throughout their education but often forget an important part of that lesson. How do you make those connections? This fall, ...

    On November 23, 2015 / By
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    The Break Up Do’s & Don’ts You Can’t Ignore

    We’ve all been there. You’ve either been the heart breaker, nervously sending a text that causes a whirlwind of guilt in the pit of your stomach, or the broken-hearted on the other side of that situation reading the dreaded group of 160 characters that will either free you or ruin you. It happens even in the healthiest of relationships: one day, the ...

    On November 20, 2015 / By
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    The Sights, Sounds and Souls of Hulaween 2015

    Hulaween was prepared to go big this year, celebrating its 3rd birthday with a crowd so cosmic that the park tripled its growth from last year with 21,000 fans in attendance. As both a Suwannee devotee and Hulaween veteran, it was incredible to see the park swarming with more hoopers, dancers and blissful smiles than ever before. While the main course of ...

    On November 19, 2015 / By
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    Gabbing with The Growlers at Loosey’s

    On the first Thursday of November 2015, I had the pleasure of attending not one, but TWO sold out shows downtown at Loosey’s. Each set featured the same mind-blowing band: The Growlers. That’s right. The Growlers are so desired in Gainesville that Loosey’s had to ask them if they could play two sets to fulfill the needs of all of their fans ...

    On November 19, 2015 / By
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    The Infamous 21st Sign Night

    I was always under the impression that junior year was marked by applying for internships, struggling through serious classes and waking up in cold sweats wondering where life is going. In order to prepare for these types of obstacles, I came back to Gainesville this fall with a new planner, a juice cleanse and a decent amount of ZzzQuil. Unfortunately, I was ...

    On November 19, 2015 / By
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    Confessions of Your Gator 1 ID

    Hey, it’s me, your Gator 1. Our relationship started out in the honeymoon phase. We were constantly attached and I felt like you really needed me. Over the years you’ve started to forget about me. I’ve had a lot of time to think lately and I want to take a little walk down memory lane. Maybe, just maybe, it’ll help you to appreciate me ...

    On November 19, 2015 / By
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    Asshole and Hero of the Week

    Although we love to view the world in absolutes, things are seldom black and white. Heroes have skeletons in their closets and assholes secretly donate money to the ASPCA commercials with Sarah McLachlan. Okay, maybe not. The point is that the world is a complex place, full of moral ambiguity, double standards and mixed feelings. So we have taken it upon ourselves ...

    On November 18, 2015 / By
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    ‘Envision’ a Spring Break Like No Other

    Panama City Beach, Key West or a cruise. The options for spring break adventures typically fall within those three locations. Yes, with the right attitude and the right amount of alcohol, those places are a blast, but they don’t necessarily bring anything new and exciting to the glorious week of no school and no rules. You sure as hell don’t come back ...

    On November 18, 2015 / By
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    Support Dwindles for the Safe Campus Act

    Sexual assault and college. Two words that are almost inseparable these days. One in five college women aged 18 to 24 will experience rape or sexual assault, the highest rate compared to women in all other age groups, and Congress is finally trying to step in. The epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses has spurred the introduction of five bills to Congress. “The Safe ...

    On November 18, 2015 / By
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    Café Risque: The Story Behind the Stripping

    This is a collaboration between Michaela Beeda and Chelsea Hazlett.   Blue italic lettering gracefully spells out “Café Risque” off the side of I-75 on the west side of Micanopy. Pink and blue neon lights underline and wrap around pictures of gorgeous female entertainers who regularly adorn the stage. Signs on your way in remind you to mind your manners. Café Risque ...

    On November 17, 2015 / By
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    Hidden in Plain View: “UnREAL”

    Hidden in Plain View is a bi-weekly column where I help you find great shows buried in the clutter that is modern television. With more than 400 original scripted series on TV in 2015 alone, it is simply a fact that you’re missing out on something great. Previously on: “Mr. Robot,” “Review,” “Rectify” and “BoJack Horseman.” This time: “UnREAL.” Television is in a ...

    On November 17, 2015 / By