Rank #1: Weekly News Roundup: January 18-22
This week, UF students announce a boycott against the UF food service provider, Aramark, because of its prison labor usage, the Gainesville Police Department rolls out a new plan in an effort to reduce the high volume of car accidents in the area, and professors continue to express frustration with HyFlex classes.
Jan 22 2021
Rank #2: News: West University Avenue Accident- From the Scene of the Crash (Part 1)
In the first part of a series exploring the aftermath of the car crash on West University Avenue that left UF student Sophia Lambert dead and five others in the hospital, Alligator Photographer Julia Cooper describes her experience reporting from the scene that has sparked petitions and public outcry for better traffic safety surrounding student-populated areas.
Jan 20 2021
Rank #3: Weekly News Roundup: January 11-15
On this week's roundup, UF faculty tensions are high with UF administration as the first week of the semester has concluded. Calls for the semester to move entirely online have already begun by some professors due to recent upticks in COVID-19 cases in Florida. Plus, U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack faces backlash after standing by President Trump following the attacks at the Capitol Building.
Jan 15 2021
Rank #4: News: New Year, Same Problems
In today's episode, Alligator University News Assistant Sofia Echeverry discusses her experience covering COVID-19 at UF with The Alligator Podcast's new host Jake Reyes.
Jan 13 2021
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Rank #5: Weekly News Roundup: December 7-11
On this week's roundup, UF details how mandatory testing will work, student government meetings remaining online in spite of new legislation, and mold causes health scares at West 20 Apartments.
Dec 11 2020
Rank #6: Avenue: Holiday Events
This week Lauren discusses holiday events in Gainesville with four guests and gives an overview of other holiday happenings.
Dec 09 2020
Rank #7: News: What Could Be Better Than This?
On today's episode, I speak with UF J-School Dean Diane McFarlin on her 8 years at UF, the future of journalism, and what she's looking forward to in retirement.
Dec 07 2020
Rank #8: Weekly News Roundup: November 30-December 4
On this week's roundup, UF faculty angry with COVID-19 ADA accommodations, Alachua County voting demographics released, and student workers to benefit from minimum wage increase.
Dec 04 2020
Rank #9: News: President Fuchs Interview (Part 2 of 2)
In part two of my interview with President Fuchs, we discuss UF’s cancellation of spring break, the university’s new furlough policies, and what a failed spring semester would look like.
Nov 30 2020
Rank #10: Avenue: Gainesville Food Trucks
On today's episode, Lauren talks to the owners of three food trucks about their experiences during the pandemic.
Nov 25 2020