Racing Dog Retirement Project makes adopting greyhounds accessible

Racing Dog Retirement Project makes adopting greyhounds accessible

  Greyhounds may be the fastest dogs in the world, but they’re also mellow, magnanimous and grade-A couch potatoes. And unlike many kinds of purebred dogs, where obtaining the family pet of one’s dreams may involve back-and-forths with breeders, waiting...
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Have gambling and greyhounds run their course? A potential amendment to the Florida constitution

Have gambling and greyhounds run their course? A potential amendment to the Florida constitution

  By economic standards, greyhound racing is a dying sport. Bets placed on live Florida races have dropped 56.6 percent since 2006 and public support is at an all time low, with top Google searches for “greyhound racing” delivering viewers...
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Food pantry gains 501.3 (c) status

Food pantry gains 501.3 (c) status

From resident advisor (RA) events stocked with snacks, to the community Ham card present at the end of the semester, efforts to alleviate student hunger have often ran into complications. However, after a long process, a more permanent solution has...
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White Rabbit Red Rabbit: or ostrich impressions and metafiction

White Rabbit Red Rabbit: or ostrich impressions and metafiction

  An audience of exactly 64–we counted–packed tight in a dark room. Two glasses of water and a vial of “poison” on a glass-topped table. One actor, who had never seen the script before it was handed to him onstage...
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Freestyle and floetry: Center of the Universe Party returns for Halloween

Freestyle and floetry: Center of the Universe Party returns for Halloween

Live freestyling and rap, independent local artists, lots of dancing and the first few days of cold Florida weather all came together this Halloween Palm Court Party (PCP). The major challenge? An unexpected and torrential downpour that reorganized the structu...
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New College: the metaphysical side

New College: the metaphysical side

    On certain nights of the month, some students leave crystals outside their dorms to charge by moonlight. Others anticipate trials and tribulations of the upcoming week by reading horoscopes and charting their sun and moon signs. While the...
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Giant tree rat species, Uromys vika, found at last

Giant tree rat species, Uromys vika, found at last

  What lives in trees, is a foot-and-a-half long, can punch holes in coconuts with its teeth and has eluded mammalogists for two decades?   For all of the aspiring naturalists out there, the answer is the newly discovered Uromys...
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US vote on death penalty causes outrage

US vote on death penalty causes outrage

In a turn of events that appalled activists, allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community, the United States voted against a United Nations (UN) motion at the Human Rights Council in Geneva that urged states that had not already abolished...
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Compost, condoms and coconuts: Compost tutorial keeps campus green

Compost, condoms and coconuts: Compost tutorial keeps campus green

Composting has always had a few hiccups. The most recent debacle had third-year Compost Teaching Assistant (TA) Allegra Nolan perplexed: the compost tumbler seemed to be stuck, and no amount of turning could make compost come out.     “Nothing...
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Planned Parenthood trains escorts in preparation for pro-life protests

Planned Parenthood trains escorts in preparation for pro-life protests

    On a weeknight after hours, Sarasota’s Planned Parenthood saw an influx of people of different genders and ages gathered together for one reason: to attend escort training. As the group filled up a conference room, candy, wristbands and...
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