When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

Dear Wendy’s and Heidi Schauer, This past spring break, instead of going to some tropical paradise to sip on virgin piña coladas, I fasted for five days alongside 80 other farmworkers and allies. We woke up at 6 a.m. every...
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Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

SUBMISSION BY CHARLIE LEAVENGOOD   A chorus of supportive car horns accompanied, “Hey! Hey! N-R-A How Many Kids Have You Killed Today?!” at the local Sarasota March for Our Lives.   An estimated 7,000 protesters congregated at Bayfront Park on...
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SUBMISSION: “Human Tales on Refrigerator Doors” Local exhibit showcases racist caricature of Newtown

SUBMISSION: “Human Tales on Refrigerator Doors” Local exhibit showcases racist caricature of Newtown

by Billy Cooney While the Newtown Alive project has been showcasing the “courage, dignity, [and] determination” of Newtown’s history, the Center for Architecture Sarasota has taken a different approach. In a recent exhibit, seven architects use photos an...
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SUBMISSION: Yoga at New College!

SUBMISSION: Yoga at New College!

Students of New College! Feeling out of balance? Need an activity that’ll help pull your overloaded mind from the drudgery of liberal academics? Yoga is an activity meant to develop the body, mind, and spirit, serving as the perfect counterbalance...
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SUBMISSION – Do your part to prevent the spread of Zika

SUBMISSION – Do your part to prevent the spread of Zika

SUBMITTED BY Marshall Criser III, State University System Chancellor As the new school year begins, it’s an opportunity for all students to help curb the spread of the Zika virus by practicing good habits, including using mosquito repellent, spilling standin...
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Letter to the editor: Take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411

Letter to the editor: Take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411

SUBMITTED BY MARIANNY DE LEON The purpose of this letter is to encourage the New College community to continue take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411 into law by Governor Rick Scott. Many of you signed...
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A former comic geek Marvels at ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ a stark but welcome contrast from your average superhero film

  SUBMITTED BY DYLAN PRYOR Marvel’s latest film plays to the franchise’s strengths with a character-driven ensemble story that both satisfyingly completes a near flawless trilogy for one of its flagship characters, and begins a new chapter for almost ...
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I had a great time during the semester in Tallahassee. Would you?

  SUBMITTED BY DYLAN PRYOR This past semester, I joined six other New College students in Florida’s capital for the new Semester in Tallahassee program, thanks to the brilliant efforts of Professors Fitzgerald and Alcock, and Andrea Knies of the...
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News from the capitol

News from the capitol

  SUBMITTED BY DYLAN PRYOR As an interning political analyst and a member of the Florida Capitol’s Press Corps, I have been able to witness many key political events as they happen. Here are a few highlights from the final...
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For HBO, ‘Togetherness’ was good television that needed to be great

  SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD A clear casualty of the current, oversaturated market for television content, the abrupt cancellation of HBO’s “Togetherness” speaks volumes. The network announced last week that it was cutting the cord on Mark and Jay ...
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