BLM protest marches through downtown Bradenton

BLM protest marches through downtown Bradenton

Outside the Downtown Bradenton Central Library, a growing group of people gathered a half an hour before noon. Those in attendance included students, community members, leaders, parents and grandparents. People of varying races and backgrounds gathered there to march in...
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Democracy Matters more than ever after election

Democracy Matters more than ever after election

  After the results of the election, more than ever students are concerned about democracy. The Democracy Matters club was recently formed. Co-Presidents Mary Stevens and Franklin Sklar are interested in having a diverse amount of people in club. They...
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Student diversity depends on faculty diversity

Student diversity depends on faculty diversity

It is thought that if students of color have professors that look like them, success is more tangible. People of color who are attempting to gain access to jobs in academia face large hurdles in the hiring process and beyond....
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Bones almost cinch B league playoff

The Bones softball season has come to an end for now, with one win and one loss in the playoffs. The team came up slightly short in the B league championship. In both games, the Bones came up from behind...
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Celestine COUP wows

Center of the Universe Parties (COUP) is are a big deal. This year’s Halloween bash was nothing different. Under the theme of Celestine Halloween, campus was transformed into a creepy wonderland featuring, bonfires, finger foods, ornamental horticulture and ...
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Early bird cast the vote

There are multiple ways to exercise the right to vote. For many Sarasota- Manatee citizens, it is not desirable to wait in the long Nov. 8 line. When early voting begins, they are ready to cast their ballot. Early voting...
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NCSA offers STI and Hiv testing

A perk to being in college is that there are often free things offered around campus. Whether that be snacks in the library, stress relief arts and crafts in the Gender and Diversity Center (GDC) or free sexually transmitted infection...
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Hormonal birth control has been connected to depression

Hormonal birth control has been connected to depression

            Birth rates between the ages of 15-19 have been decreasing in the United States since 2013 according to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This change has been largely attributed to the availability of birth control to.....
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Water quality in Sarasota: High lead levels pose risk

Water quality in Sarasota: High lead levels pose risk

Water quality is an international issue, but as of late, water safety problems have become more prevalent in the United States. In Flint, Michigan, the water is so high in lead that it is not considered safe to drink. Here...
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Shakira Refos: Sarasota mover and shaker

Shakira Refos: Sarasota mover and shaker

After an exciting and productive meeting of the Black Lives Matter chapter of Sarasota, Shakira Refos sat down at Growler’s Pub. In between greeting almost everyone who walked through the door, Refos enjoyed a beer and answered a few questions...
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