A Week of Dodging and Trying to Find People

By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez     It’s been a week of trying to gain composure, learning to avoid people, staying awake to study for tests and walking up to people to interrogate them as sources.      From the beginning of the week, Student Government campaigners were all over the place trying to talk to people, four at a time, as others were trying to getContinue reading “A Week of Dodging and Trying to Find People”

What is There to Read?

  When books become shallow and unworthy of time. By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez       So I was reading in the October 19, 2009 New Yorker Magazine, the article/essay by Rebecca Mead about Alloy Entertainment books. Today I was at a bookstore browsing around. I sadly walked out with only a LSAT prep book but when IContinue reading “What is There to Read?”

The Things That Don’t Change at Christmas Time

So they were giving out free Origin of Species books at Turlington Plaza (right in the middle of the University of Florida campus) and Prof. Sinan Ciddi says: “This is great, I mean you can give this to someone you hate for Christmas and it was free, and you’ll look really smart”.      Christmas timeContinue reading “The Things That Don’t Change at Christmas Time”

Princess vs. Feminist

Which one should win out? By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez I once heard a story about newlyweds, a man who said he’d get the living room packed up and moved and she wouldn’t have to move a finger. The next day came and he got tied up in something and asked for her help moving coffeeContinue reading “Princess vs. Feminist”

Battles of Control

The tricks we try and how they can fail. By: Gabriela Yareliz Gonzalez         This past Christmas season, I was in terror at the thought of the mall. It wasn’t the overload of people or the uncertainty of certain purchases; it was the group of aggressive sale merchants that linger between stores sometimes stalking youContinue reading “Battles of Control”