The last straw

The headline: City Manager Lee Feldman is resigning. Despite retaining the support and confidence of four of his seven city…

Kant can’t, who can?

Let’s take him at his word. UF President Kant “No Authority” Fuchs is powerless to protect his faculty in this…

Marie, Eleanor and Lauren

The poet known as Marie de France was a Renaissance woman long before there was even a Renaissance. Said to…

The abbess who did

A review of Gainesville author Lauren Groff’s newest novel. By Ron Cunningham. In his 1951 sci-fi classic “The Disappearance,” Philip…

Kent, Carlee and Alfred

Maybe half a million people flocked to the Black Hills for this year’s Sturgis rally. And if Death didn’t actually…

Breaking the code

When he was Speaker of the Florida House, Ralph Haben had a favorite phrase he trotted out when someone finally…

The right to work

Florida is a “Right To Work” state, which, perversely, means that while you may have a right to work, you…

The electrics are coming

The young lady zipped along 13th Street on a rental e-scooter, grocery bags precariously swinging from the steering handle. On…