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 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...
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Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

SUBMISSION BY AUDREY WARNE Two women, ages 17 and 20, were stabbed repeatedly by a man at Saint-Charles Station on October 1. Both women died from their wounds while the attacker was shot and killed by police. The attack was...
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Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

A protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attempted reform of the French Code du Travail (labor laws) halted traffic, closed down metro stations and led hundreds of riot police to take to the streets of Paris. The Parisian manifestation was...
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Summer arts events in (or around) SRQ

Summer arts events in (or around) SRQ

  Finding things to do in the SRQ area can be difficult, especially in the off-season or for students who haven’t stayed in Sarasota for the summer before. Here is an assortment of concerts and museums in the SRQ area...
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Macron’s victory in French election reveals French  attitudes toward the EU and globalization

Macron’s victory in French election reveals French attitudes toward the EU and globalization

Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election marked the end of the most contentious and polarizing election season in the history of the Fifth Republic. Macron and his independent centrist party En Marche! defeated Marine Le Pen and the...
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So Florida legalized medical marijuana, what now?

So Florida legalized medical marijuana, what now?

  After over $11 million, three years and one failed attempt, Amendment 2 was passed on November 8, 2016 with 71.3 percent of Florida voters in support of the bill. Medical marijuana officially became legal in Florida on January 3,...
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French marijuana policy in the wake of the presidential elections

French marijuana policy in the wake of the presidential elections

With four out of the five of this year’s French presidential candidates in favor of marijuana reform – and one, Benoît Hamon, advocating for full legalization – the future of marijuana policy reform in France seems to be moving toward...
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Canada proposes the  federal legalization of  marijuana

Canada proposes the federal legalization of marijuana

Canada has recently proposed a bill that intends to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession for all individuals over the age of 18 by July 2018. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran his 2015 campaign with the promise to legalize marijuana...
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“Frida Kahlo’s legacy: exploring gender in art and art history” @ Feminist Fridays

“Frida Kahlo’s legacy: exploring gender in art and art history” @ Feminist Fridays

Assistant Professor of Art History Katherine Brion gave a talk entitled “Frida Kahlo’s legacy: Exploring gender in art and art history” during the Feminist Friday event on April 14. First given by Brion at the Dalí Museum of Art in...
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Nationalism in a supranational community: the rise of populist politics in Europe

Nationalism in a supranational community: the rise of populist politics in Europe

The recent resurgence in nationalist rhetoric in the United States under the Trump presidency has been analogous with a similar resurgence in populist political parties and anti-Europeanization promises in key EU states like France and Germany. Europeanization...
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