Category: Gator Nation

Don’t Haze Me, Bro!

In a tape revealed at a UF Senate meeting, an anonymous Unite Party supporter recorded a mid-election party session that revealed the inner workings of the FBK machine – from over-the-top attacks on the...

Strong Indy Showing

Despite being shunned by angry leftists in the anti-Zionist camp, the Student Alliance won perhaps one of the best electoral showings for an independent party in modern UF history. There are several statistics that...

The Student Alliance

The Student Alliance, a new political party at UF that represents a merger of two groups of UF’s “independent movement”, has launched. I’ve already made note of Ben Cavataro’s run for Student Body President....

Cavataro Runs

Ben Cavataro has announced. He’s president of Florida College Democrats, and a two-term student senator from Hume Hall. Now, he’s aiming to be UF Student Body President. If he succeeds, Ben Cavataro would be...

Unite Is Uniting… Its Opposition

A source has explained the sudden burst of meetings held by the Progress and Orange and Blue parties. Apparently, a game is afoot to finally reunite the independent movement under a single banner. The...

No Surprises

As I predicted, the fall elections were not competitive. The election drew 2000 fewer people to the polls than last year, but still posted the 2nd best fall turnout ever. An Independent and a...

The Benefit of SG Hindsight

Tonight will see another terrible result for the independent movement at the University of Florida – as virtually all fall elections are. We average 31% of the vote in fall compared to 41% in...