UF Senator: Independent Florida Alligator not “Fair and Balanced”

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments ›› Christina Bonarrigo

Fair and Balanced? Who hasn’t heard that tagline on Fox News and laughed while Glenn Beck bashed President Obama?... Well that’s how I felt when I read an Independent Florida Alligator editorial saying, “The Alligator has been completely fair in its news coverage of the election.” If you have been fair in the coverage of the election, ...

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Letter from Sante Fe College Student Body President

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments ›› Christina Bonarrigo

I saw in yesterday’s Independent Florida Alligator the endorsement of the Students Party by the FSA Chair from New College. While I am certain that is of a direct result of their stance in opposition to HJR 931/SJR 1508, I do not believe that endorsing a party solely on the basis of their stance on one ...

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First-Year Law Student Andrew Starling for Unite

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments ›› Christina Bonarrigo

This is an unprecedented time in the University of Florida’s 159-year history. And with the legislature prepared to cut another $65 million from our budget, one thing is certain: this is no ordinary election. Whether we like it or not, the student body is facing a period of severe economic distress, with many proposing to ...

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Unite Against Block Tuition

Feb 17, 2012 No Comments ›› Christina Bonarrigo

Unite Against Block Tuition In an attempt to fight budget cuts, UF administration proposed the idea of block tuition in Fall 2010. All full-time students would be charged at the rate of 15 credit hours, regardless of how many hours they actually took. Unite was against this injustice from the beginning. In Spring, Unite's own Ashton Charles ...

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