Replace that turkey with tofurky: some tips for vegans this holiday season

Replace that turkey with tofurky: some tips for vegans this holiday season

What’s thanksgiving without the turkey? An increasing number of families had to explore this possibility this holiday season as more and more families are committing to a vegan diet. Whether it’s for environmental purposes, anti-racism or health reasons, vegans are...
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Huzzah and Cheers! The Sarasota Medieval Fair wraps up its fourteenth year

Huzzah and Cheers! The Sarasota Medieval Fair wraps up its fourteenth year

    The lingering smell of turkey legs and the distant sound of “cheers” and “huzzahs” signaled the return of the 14th annual Sarasota Medieval Fair. Hundreds of visitors, including several students, filed into the dusty parking lots of the.....
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Pentagon pays for service members’ gender transition surgery

Pentagon pays for service members’ gender transition surgery

In a shocking turn of events, the Pentagon approved and paid for the gender transition surgery for a transgender active-duty service member—a move that comes just four months after Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender people serving in the...
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Australia to become 26th country to legalize same-sex unions

Australia to become 26th country to legalize same-sex unions

The Australian Bureau of Statistics announced last week that the majority of voting-age Australians indicated support for same-sex marriage in a historic and voluntary postal survey. The results pave the way for the Parliament to consider a same-sex marriage b...
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Bye bye Rick Scott! Four democrats to run in Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial election

Bye bye Rick Scott! Four democrats to run in Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial election

  The start of November marks approximately one year until Florida’s 2018 gubernatorial election that represents the long-awaited end of incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott’s eight-year term. Currently four democratic candidates have declared tha...
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The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

A 2016 report by the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness revealed that there are 1,468 people in Manatee and Sarasota counties who are homeless. 497 reside in Manatee County and 971 in Sarasota County. This report disclosed a 207 person...
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Jennifer Lin awarded second place in Division G Toastmasters competition

Jennifer Lin awarded second place in Division G Toastmasters competition

While students were finally winding down from a week of midterms and preparing for their fall break adventures, members from the campus Toastmasters chapter were partaking in the Fall 2017 Toastmasters Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest in Division G,...
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Not so New College: stories of ghosts and spirits from the past

Not so New College: stories of ghosts and spirits from the past

  Ninety-one years after the death of Charles Ringling, ghosts and spirits continue to swarm the dusty halls of College Hall and the eerie corners of the rest of campus. The Catalyst asked current students and alumni to share their...
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Program promises to impart students with toolkit for change

Program promises to impart students with toolkit for change

  Director of Student Activities and Campus Engagement Tara Centeno and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Autumn Harrell recently sent a somewhat mysterious, but promising, email to the students list promoting a program they wish to launch at the start....
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STEMfem-inist Friday: Perspectives from women faculty

STEMfem-inist Friday: Perspectives from women faculty

  Seven well-revered women faculty sat in an Academic Center of Excellence (ACE) classroom at the first Feminist Friday of the semester to discuss their experiences as women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. STEMfem-inist ...
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