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There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your ...

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    Culture Your Fu**ing Self

    There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your sorrows in a sub-par 3-4-1 Long Island at Cantina every night, or you can embrace your precious time here in Hogtown and go explore. We’ve helped you survive your road trips and spring break. ...

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    Action-packed films with hot men in tight suits saving the world from unspeakable evil. What could be wrong with a thing like that? Nothing really. Except, you’ll notice I used the word “men” to describe the average plot of a superhero story. I’m going to preface this article with this statement: I’ve never really been into comic books. I used to read ...

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    Coming Home to the Purple Hatters Ball

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    Culture Your Fu**ing Self

    There are two approaches to spending your time in this complex enigma of a town called Gainesville. You can complain that, “there’s nothing to do” and drown your sorrows in a sub-par 3-4-1 Long Island at Cantina every night, or you can embrace your precious time here in Hogtown and go explore. We’ve helped you survive your road trips and spring break. ...

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    Asshole and Hero of the Week

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    ZBT-Gate: A Rebuttal

    This is a guest post by Chelsea Hazlett. Chelsea is a third-year environmental management major at UF. I’m the absolute last person to oppose the expression of opinion. However I’m the first person to admit that the article, “ZBT-Gate: Guilty Until Proven Otherwise,” did an excellent job of rubbing me the wrong way. The article provides only two sources when defending UF’s ...

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    ZBT-Gate: Guilty Until Proven Otherwise

    After four years of college, countless hours at the library and a more-than-passing grade in biochemistry, one of my proudest accomplishments is that I am the owner of a Fall 2014 “Rush ZBT” T-shirt. I will wear this shirt with no reservations — despite the fact that many would consider it something to be ashamed of, in light of recent events — and ...

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