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April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“What I want you to know, and on no uncertain terms, is that if you’ve held someone’s hand, or someone has held your’s, it’s absolutely ok not to have the answers,” Becca Tieder told the audience on Z Green during...
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New legislation ominous for Planned Parenthood: Rick Scott signs drastic anti-abortion measure into law

  Governor Rick Scott of Florida signed into law a bill that cuts state funding to clinics that perform abortions. State funding of abortion was already illegal in Florida. The new law, HB 1411, guarantees that no state funds can...
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Sarasota’s 1st Annual Honey Bee Festival

Sarasota’s 1st Annual Honey Bee Festival

The Sarasota Honey Company is unique in more ways than one. With a commitment to bee conservation, social responsibility and quality honey production, there is no doubt as to why they are making waves in the community. This local business...
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An intolerable ‘game’: Florida suffers the third-worst human trafficking problem in the United States

Child sex trafficking is here in Florida, it is here in Sarasota, it is everywhere. No crime is more misunderstood, uncomfortable and complex in its implications of what it means to be a victim. Children, those to whom society has...
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Mauricio Macri poised to end 12 consecutive years of rule in Argentina

Two-time Buenos Aires mayor Mauricio Macri was elected Argentina’s next president after a runoff vote, marking the end of a political dynasty. “Thank you for believing in me. … I am here because you have decided,” Macri said from his...
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Meet your meat: the environmental impacts of the meat industry

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared processed meats a cause of colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and conceivably a cause of stomach cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC...
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WHO classifies processed meat a group 1 carcinogen

  Frenzy ensued after the World Health Organization (WHO), declared processed meats a cause of colorectal and conceivably stomach cancer and that red meats are probably also a cause of pancreatic and prostate cancer. “Processed Meats Rank Alongside Smok...
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Metz soon to deliver to dorms

Metz is currently working to make on-campus food delivery an option for students, making New College one of the first campuses to do so. Even more impressive, the deliveries will not only benefit Metz and students, they will also help...
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Red tide reported in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

Recent reports of respiratory issues in the area have been linked to red tide, a harmful algal bloom. Researchers at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are currently monitoring two red tide blooms in Florida’s Gulf Coast in...
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Local favorite Coffee Loft continues community building

  The Coffee Loft is not just a local favorite for inexpensive food and drink. Customers also appreciate its dedication to community, charity, art and providing a safe and accepting space. The café, a not for profit coffee shop located...
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