Breaking All the Rules


Karen Shortridge-Koegel says no one could be better qualified to become dorm mother.  Read More


A decade after UF started admitting women, Shirley Ogram Dykes says she experienced no problems.  Read More

Look Alikes

Barbara Wright remembers the professor who could have been her husband.  Read More

The Right Choice

With hindsight, Julianne Wessman says she wouldn’t change a thing.  Read More

Make No Mistake


Thirty-three years later, John Abbott says he’s still careful to keep his facts straight.  Read More

Mayday, Mayday, Mayday Parade

ROTC marchers

Tom Neff Jr. recalls a Homecoming parade that got a little out of hand.  Read More

Sign of the Times

Kappa Sigma pledges moving the "Waldo Town Limit" sign

William Upthegrove tells how he and his fellow pledges cunningly fulfilled a challenge from the Kappa Sigma fraternity.  Read More

Where the Girls are the Fairest

Jane Walker Costa surrounded by boys at the College Inn

Jane Walker Costa tells what it was like attending UF in only its second year as a coed school.  Read More

J-School Days

1959 photo of WUFT-TV studio

Marie Stanganello Stempinski shares memories from her time at the UF School of Journalism.  Read More

Water, Water Everywhere …

ROTC marchers

Editor’s Note: The first half of this letter appeared in the Winter 2011 print edition of Florida magazine. To read what happened next, jump to the second half.  Read More