Dance Collective prepares for showcase during high energy rehearsal

Dance Collective prepares for showcase during high energy rehearsal

  “One more time,” Matthew Bocanumenth shouted as Demi Lovato’s newest anthem, “Sorry Not Sorry,” blares through the fitness center. Now just over a week before the show, the dances for this semester’s Dance Collective are coming together. After months...
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JDub’s indie spin on Black Friday weekend

JDub’s indie spin on Black Friday weekend

Saturday, families settled in behind brand new LED TVs, icing the bruises earned battling for that larger-and-brighter-than-life display and apprehensively eyeing day three of turkey-centric meals. Jeff Bezos saw his net worth explode to over $100 billion, eno...
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Songs you should hear: covers edition

This week’s song blurbs are all covers, reimaginations of classics that throw them into different genres, fresh new takes that give new life to songs.   Anderson Paak – Seven Nation Army A throwback to when Paak was more Breezy...
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White House quietly confirms climate change

White House quietly confirms climate change

After a campaign of vociferous denial of climate change, the White House released a special report on climate. The report, based off research conducted by a conglomeration of federal agencies, asserts that humans bear the brunt of the responsibility for...
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Efforts to preserve Newtown find their way into local classrooms

Efforts to preserve Newtown find their way into local classrooms

This year, the history of Newtown will be a part of Sarasota public education during Black History month. Thanks in large part to a partnership with Newtown Alive, a local organization dedicated to sharing the history of Newtown, fourth graders...
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Daquiri Owners make grab for Lido

Daquiri Owners make grab for Lido

Lido Beach Development Partners LLC, run by the owners of Daquiri Deck, are in negotiations with the city of Sarasota over a development project on Lido Beach. The proposed development would allow the proprietors of Daquiri Deck to add a...
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Evita, Tony Award-winning musical, comes to Asolo

Evita, Tony Award-winning musical, comes to Asolo

In el Cementerio, a cemetery in the heart of Buenos Aires, the richest families of the city are buried in ostentatious and expensive tombs, lined like a little neighborhood, the ultimate posthumous-gated community. In a back alley of sorts, away...
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Craigslist and campus’ rides

Craigslist and campus’ rides

  For every clump of Florida beach cruisers, at times lovingly and delightfully decorated with baskets and bells, a quietly spiffy Peugeot, an ostentatious Look or a vintage Schwinn struts around. The secret behind the concentration of fancy frames: Craig...
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Million Hoodies Movement for Justice launches its National Week of Action

Million Hoodies Movement for Justice launches its National Week of Action

  Just after midnight last Thursday, a small group of student activists filed into the WSLR radio station to promote and discuss the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice National Week of Action. Million Hoodies formed in response to the 2012...
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Sarasota Climate Justice Coalition kicks off its Campaign for Solar at the Reserve

Sarasota Climate Justice Coalition kicks off its Campaign for Solar at the Reserve

Movement for Renewables in Sarasota Earlier this year, the city of Sarasota made a pledge to convert to using completely renewable energies by the year 2030. A contract with FPL means that the target date for a complete residential switch...
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