Donate to communal Ham points

With the fall semester winding down and the balances of students’ meal plans dwindle, the value of communal Ham points is ever increasing. More and more students are finding their meal plans entirely drained, leaving the community card to be their only consistent source of…

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Sarasota to Standing Rock: How you can help

People from all over the world are flocking to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe encampment in North Dakota to support the months-long protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which threatens the water supply of millions of people and is set to be built on…

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Respect Week changes in light of presidential election

Despite the nation electing a president who has repeatedly insulted minorities, veterans, the disabled, women and anyone who disagrees with him, New College students got important lessons in respect last week. In place of the week of anti-hazing programs required by the State University System,…

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To secede or not to secede? South FL could become 51st state

The mayor and city commission of the City of South Miami have passed a resolution “advocating for the legal separation of Florida into two separate states, creating the 51st state in the Union and naming it ‘South Florida’,” according to the official resolution. The new…

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Racist Arizona sheriff finally gets the boot

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County has been called “the Donald Trump of Arizona” for his hardline stance on illegal immigration. Older white conservatives have kept him in a position of power for the last 24 years, but this election cycle a growing number of…

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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 in the last innings. In…

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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 bloody clouds with a chance of eyeballs.…

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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 in Florida began Oct. 24…

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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 (STI) and HIV testing in…

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Seven bee species added to the endangered species list

The world is ending... Or so many people believe now that seven species of yellow-faced bees native to Hawaii have been placed on the endangered species list. These are the first bees in the country to be protected under the Endangered Species Act. However, conservationists…

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