Summer arts events in (or around) SRQ

Summer arts events in (or around) SRQ

  Finding things to do in the SRQ area can be difficult, especially in the off-season or for students who haven’t stayed in Sarasota for the summer before. Here is an assortment of concerts and museums in the SRQ area...
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Booker Middle launches hydroponics program

Booker Middle launches hydroponics program

Devin Slegeski held a packet of lettuce seeds up to his eighth grade science class at Booker Middle and asked, “What am I holding here?” The kids responded with conviction: seeds – duh. “Wrong,” Slegeski said. “I’m holding $15,000.” That’s...
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A night of plies and hoorays: Dance Collective

A night of plies and hoorays: Dance Collective

The anticipation was palpable in the room. There is magic and mystery in the moments before a show, when an auditorium is pitch black and all one can do is wait for whatever comes next.What followed was a crowd-pleaser, as...
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Macron’s victory in French election reveals French  attitudes toward the EU and globalization

Macron’s victory in French election reveals French attitudes toward the EU and globalization

Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential election marked the end of the most contentious and polarizing election season in the history of the Fifth Republic. Macron and his independent centrist party En Marche! defeated Marine Le Pen and the...
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Farewell to Beulig: Longtime natural science professor retires

Farewell to Beulig: Longtime natural science professor retires

  Beulig has served in the Division of Natural Sciences at New College since 1976. He will be remembered by Novo Collegians and staff for his immense knowledge and antics. Stories about Beulig excitedly writing on his chalkboard, yelling at...
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Raising floors and installing doors: a look into what makes dorms habitable

Raising floors and installing doors: a look into what makes dorms habitable

Students are aware of the different kinds of buildings and residence halls that scatter the campus, but it’s safe to say that most are unaware of what goes into making these buildings habitable. Flood protection, air conditioning, hot water and...
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Bradenton Donuts: “As you travel through life friend, no matter what your goal, keep your eye upon the donut and not upon the hole:”

Bradenton Donuts: “As you travel through life friend, no matter what your goal, keep your eye upon the donut and not upon the hole:”

Bradenton Donuts, right off of U.S. 41, feels like stepping back in time to 1950s Main Street America – in the best way possible. Proverbial sayings in wooden frames hang above the coffee machine including one that says: “Count your...
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May the Fourth be with you: New College Celebrates “Star Wars” day.

May the Fourth be with you: New College Celebrates “Star Wars” day.

The Australian Senate celebrated “Star Wars” day by starting a intergalactic twitter war tweeting, “It’s a shame there isn’t a Galactic house of Representatives @AbouttheHouse [the official Twitter of the Australian house of Representatives] #StarWar...
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Danish scholar gives talk on feminism and academia

Under the tumultuous new presidential administration, even the ever-objective world of academia has begun to engage with activism. A talk was held by Danish scholar, Bjarke Oxlund, in the Anthropology Lab last Wednesday, May 3, to discuss tensions between femi...
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What’s at stake in south Florida: Risks of climate change in South Florida and what local governments are doing to mitigate it

What’s at stake in south Florida: Risks of climate change in South Florida and what local governments are doing to mitigate it

In a 2016 study released by the Yale Program on Climate Communication, it was found that 70 percent of people in the United States believed global warming was happening and 53 percent believed global warming was caused mostly by human...
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