Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

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 deciding factor for whether or...
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Deadliest New York City terror attack since 9/11

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 deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11....
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26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

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 Kelley, an Air Force veteran...
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“Rogue Twitter employee” deletes Trump’s account

“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 anthem, President Donald Trump has created a strong...
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Funding for art resources draws a blank

Funding for art resources draws a blank

As students gathered to support the pre-thesis art show, various works were admired for their aesthetics, deeper meanings and connections to the artists. Though some appreciate the time and process that it takes to create the pieces, most fail to...
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Boys, butts and baseball: Take Me Out review

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 homophobia, class struggles, racism and masculinity. Fro...
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THE GREAT GAY 5K

THE GREAT GAY 5K

  Bright and early Saturday morning, around 100 people of different ages, gender identities and fitness levels lined up next to a lifeguard tower on Siesta Key Beach. A 10-second countdown commenced, and at the sound of “zero,” the herd...
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How Hurricane Irma affected pets and their owners

How Hurricane Irma affected pets and their owners

After learning that the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded was headed directly for Florida, many packed up their belongings, filled up on gas and hastily left the state. Others needed to deal with an additional concern: the well-being of their.....
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Building Heiser: cost, collaboration and community spaces

Building Heiser: cost, collaboration and community spaces

It’s hard to miss; the large white geometric structure lines the top of Dort Promenade, sporting various light blue rectangles around its exterior. Some say that it’s an eyesore, others say that it’s a massive improvement to the campus. Construction...
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Raising floors and installing doors: a look into what makes dorms habitable

Raising floors and installing doors: a look into what makes dorms habitable

Students are aware of the different kinds of buildings and residence halls that scatter the campus, but it’s safe to say that most are unaware of what goes into making these buildings habitable. Flood protection, air conditioning, hot water and...
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