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  • “Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast -     Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) production to feature an all women of color cast. The play adapted three stories by female Puerto Rican...
  • La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race - SUBMISSION by Audrey Warne     The recent surge in terrorism and violence in France has contributed to a pervasive sentiment of racism and fear of the Other which has become only too evident in the nation’s capital. The tendency for those who live in big cities to become less...
  • The deep sexual harassment culture in Hollywood - Just a few weeks after the sexual assault allegations against hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein exploded into America’s public eye and media networks around the world, there have been new allegations made against other powerful men in various industries revealed almost every day. These accusations have shocked the public and shed...
  • NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield - Colin Kaepernick’s case against the National Football League (NFL) for accused collusion between owners to keep him out of the league for his national anthem demonstrations has taken its first steps into legitimacy. His attorney, Mark J. Geragos, notified the NFL that they are requesting depositions from several team owners,...
  • Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene -   According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 95 percent of college counseling centers reported that the number of students with significant psychological problems was a growing concern for their center. The same survey reflected that nearly 42 percent of students suffer from anxiety and roughly...

The Features

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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) prod...

Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 95 percent of college counseling centers reported that the number of students with significant psychological problems was ...

West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

  Students and faculty lined up in rows to the sound of beating drums as they danced in synchronized movements as Professor of Sociology Mecca Zabriskie instructed them where to go. A nod to the African Go...

The Florida Project movie review

  Cara Buckley, in their article on the “The Florida Project” for the New York Times (NYT) uses the  inappropriate adjective “vituperative”–it means bitter and abusive–for one of the m...

Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

White boards and markers were piled onto a table, inviting students to take them. I was prepared for the question I received from every individual who approached me just asking what they were suppose to say. I ...

Craigslist and campus’ rides

  For every clump of Florida beach cruisers, at times lovingly and delightfully decorated with baskets and bells, a quietly spiffy Peugeot, an ostentatious Look or a vintage Schwinn struts around. The secr...

SALSA^2: Latinx Club celebrates culture and community

  The infectious reggaetón, bachata and cumbia beats at Friday night’s Salsa^2 (pronounced “salsa squared”) event brought no shortage of booty-shaking and hip-swaying students to The Four Winds Cafe...

KRS-One speaks on hip-hop and ingredients for human connection

KRS-One is a prolific EMCee, hip-hop producer and public speaker. Lawrence Parker is his birth name. As a childhood resident of the Bronx in the 70s, Parker was a part of the first moments of hip-hop, and he ha...

The Briefs

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White House quietly confirms climate change

After a campaign of vociferous denial of climate change, the White House released a special report on climate. The report, based off research conducted by a conglomeration of federal agencies, asserts that huma...

Efforts to preserve Newtown find their way into local classrooms

This year, the history of Newtown will be a part of Sarasota public education during Black History month. Thanks in large part to a partnership with Newtown Alive, a local organization dedicated to sharing the ...

Daquiri Owners make grab for Lido

Lido Beach Development Partners LLC, run by the owners of Daquiri Deck, are in negotiations with the city of Sarasota over a development project on Lido Beach. The proposed development would allow the proprieto...

Evita, Tony Award-winning musical, comes to Asolo

In el Cementerio, a cemetery in the heart of Buenos Aires, the richest families of the city are buried in ostentatious and expensive tombs, lined like a little neighborhood, the ultimate posthumous-gated commun...

Deadliest New York City terror attack since 9/11

Twenty-nine-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov drove a rental truck through a pedestrian and bike lane along the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 in the deadl...

26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in rural Texas, killing at least 26 people in the state’s deadliest mass shooting. The gunman was identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kel...

“Rogue Twitter employee” deletes Trump’s account

Whether he’s bashing “Crooked H,” boasting about America’s nuclear superiority or advocating that the National Football League (NFL) should “Fire or suspend!” players who kneel during the national a...

Tampa residents concerned over possible serial killer

The shooting of 22-year-old college student Benjamin Mitchell on the night of Oct. 9 was the first murder at the hands of a mysterious killer who has left the police perplexed and residents of the Seminole Heig...

The News

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La « race » in France : France’s attempts to deal with immigration must first overcome the nation’s inability to talk about race

La « race » in France : France’s...

SUBMISSION by Audrey Warne     The recent surge in terrorism and violence in France has contributed to a pervasive sentiment of racism...
The deep sexual harassment culture in Hollywood

The deep sexual harassment culture in Hollywood

Just a few weeks after the sexual assault allegations against hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein exploded into America’s public eye and media networks around...
NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell contract extension sputters in backfield

NFL owner collusion case sprints to depositions, Goodell...

Colin Kaepernick’s case against the National Football League (NFL) for accused collusion between owners to keep him out of the league for his...
Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with...

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but...
Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

  The final deadline for submission of all necessary paperwork, which includes approval from a student’s advisor and their home institution’s Cross-Registration Coordinator,...
Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten Republican dominance

Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten...

A number of states participated in off-year elections last Tuesday, Nov. 7, making predominantly Democratic choices. In measures both statewide and local, voters...
Bye bye Rick Scott! Four democrats to run in Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial election

Bye bye Rick Scott! Four democrats to run...

  The start of November marks approximately one year until Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial election that represents the long-awaited end of incumbent Republican Governor...
White House quietly confirms climate change

White House quietly confirms climate change

After a campaign of vociferous denial of climate change, the White House released a special report on climate. The report, based off research...
Efforts to preserve Newtown find their way into local classrooms

Efforts to preserve Newtown find their way into...

This year, the history of Newtown will be a part of Sarasota public education during Black History month. Thanks in large part to...

On Campus

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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) production to ...

Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 95 percent of college counseling centers reported that the number of students with significant psychological problems was a growing ...

West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

  Students and faculty lined up in rows to the sound of beating drums as they danced in synchronized movements as Professor of Sociology Mecca Zabriskie instructed them where to go. A nod to the African Goddesses tu...

Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

White boards and markers were piled onto a table, inviting students to take them. I was prepared for the question I received from every individual who approached me just asking what they were suppose to say. I thought it...

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but have also created drawbacks for families going through certain circumstances. Often the ...

The Columns

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The Activist Newsletter (11/15 – 11/23)

This week (11/15 – 11/23), activists have the opportunity to participate in panel discussions, educational lectures and peaceful gatherings! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding acti...

Songs you should should hear: Scorpio Season Edition

  College, in itself, is a tumultuous period of self-discovery. Especially for students in a sleep-away institution, like many U.S. colleges are. We learn so much about ourselves emotionally, socially and ...

The Activist Newsletter (11/8 – 11/16)

  This week (11/8 – 11/16), activists have the opportunity to participate in speak-outs, open mics, presentations, panel discussions and interactive workshops! Read on if you want to get involved in the ...

The Activist Newsletter (11/1 – 11/9)

This week (11/1–11/9), activists have the opportunity to participate in movie screenings, community meetings, art exhibits and game nights! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding envir...

The Activist Newsletter (10/25 – 11/2)

This week (10/25 – 11/2), activists have the opportunity to participate in community meetings, film screenings, protests and marches! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding gun legisla...

The Reviews

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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) prod...

The Florida Project movie review

  Cara Buckley, in their article on the “The Florida Project” for the New York Times (NYT) uses the  inappropriate adjective “vituperative”–it means bitter and abusive–for one of the m...

III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music...

Miami’s III Points music, arts and technology festival sold out at its Wynwood venue on the weekend of Oct. 13, delivering three days of eclectic but approachable electronic music, hip-hop and undefinable art...

Boys, butts and baseball: Take Me Out review

  Boys, baseball and butts–yes, bare: three elements that may, at first, deter some typical play-goers. These components, however, provide the basis for an important story that addresses issues of homoph...

CHEAP EATS OF MANASOTA

For college students, free time is frequently plagued by the lingering feeling that one should be doing something else–something productive and homework related. Eating out is a luxury that many students ...