Community members accuse Sarasota Police Department of brutality

Community members accuse Sarasota Police Department of brutality

“An executive report from the taser showed that a taser was activated 13 times but only one activation shows actual conductivity,” the Sarasota Police Department (SPD)’s social media page said. “The other 12 activations had poor or no conductivity.” This...
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[Performance @ new college] launches their first season with Cymbeline

[Performance @ new college] launches their first season with Cymbeline

Tucked in the back corner of the Hamilton “Ham” Center is all the world, or as some prefer to call it, a stage. For New College students, it’s simply The Black Box. The Black Box Theatre’s (BBT) first production of...
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Artpool hosts a Boo-tiful show

Artpool hosts a Boo-tiful show

“Every show that we do is super themed, but this one is out-of-the-box crazy,” Marina Williams (‘06), owner of Artpool and New College alumna, said, referring to the annual Halloween Costume Bash ART pARTy that took place on Oct. 27....
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Third Liberation Breakfast honors indigenous peoples

Third Liberation Breakfast honors indigenous peoples

On Oct. 20 Answer Suncoast and The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) hosted their third Liberation Breakfast in Newtown Estates Park, focused on honoring indigenous peoples and discussing the history and current struggles faced by indigenous populations...
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Micro-plastics make macro-problems

Micro-plastics make macro-problems

Microplastics are particles of plastic, usually smaller than a quarter inch. The water-treatment facilities cannot filter them out, and they go into the ocean. Dozens of products list microplastic as an ingredient. “Each time you wash your face or brush...
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Justicia para trabajadores agricolas: Encuentro 2018

Justicia para trabajadores agricolas: Encuentro 2018

Each fall, the annual Encuentro takes place in Immokalee, Florida. Coordinated by the Student Farmworker Alliance (SFA), Encuentro is a gathering of students and organizations from around the country who come to learn about ways to organize protests in their.....
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Liberation Breakfast in Newtown

Liberation Breakfast in Newtown

On the third Saturday of every month, the Liberation Breakfast is held in Newtown by Answer Suncoast and the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL). Professionals, students, activists and community organizers gather together at the Newtown Estates Park to pr...
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Sarasota: The pro-life alternative to Planned Parenthood

Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Sarasota: The pro-life alternative to Planned Parenthood

In the state of Florida, there are around 200 crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) and only about 30 Planned Parenthood clinics, according to Planned Parenthood Regional Organizer Annie Rosenblum. The former consists of mostly faith-based, non-profit organizations ...
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Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

“Bring back the worms!” Julene Valmaña, a Teaching Assistant (TA)-in-training, cried. Thesis student and Compost TA Allegra Nolan discussed current issues in New College’s compost system in the common room of the Sustainability Living Learning Community...
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