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The real horror of Halloween: Consumerism

Dorms are decorated with vampires and fake blood, tombstones and bats; offerings of free candy are posted on the forum; pumpkins are carved with menacing and friendly faces; costumes are purchased in preparation for the Palm Court Party. It’s Halloween...
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The candy curse cometh

As Halloween sneaks around the corner, candy companies are expected to reach $2.5 billion in sales this year. The National Confectioners Association (NCA) has been manufacturing candy since 1884. Today, it represents 290 manufacturing companies in the U.S. whi...
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On the Road: Students Sound Off on ISPs Off Campus

Independent Study Project, or ISP, season is approaching. While some students are still contemplating what to do for an entire month on campus, other students have already finalized the details necessary to leave and do their ISP abroad.The ISP is...
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Flaws in the System: Police Hiring and Support

Reports of alleged police brutality are a common occurrence in popular media, spurring discussions of excessive force, the abuse of power and all things “unlawful.” Despite the extensive reporting on such instances, accredited individuals believe there is ...
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iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, faster, better

The iPhone six is big, back and better than ever. Recently the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were revealed to an eager and excited market. Timothy “Tim” Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., and Philip “Phil” Schiller, senior vice president...
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Clever, cool and crafty dorm ideas around campus

By Caitlyn Ralph and Ryan Paice   As New College settled in to its fourth week of classes, students simultaneously settled in to their dorms. While some were clever with rearrangements, others have been crafty with innovative ideas. However, all...
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A melody of flavors hits Sarasota

On the drive up North Tamiami Trail toward the overpass that we call home, a new landmark appeared among the familiar neon signs of Yummy House, Walmart Neighborhood Market and all those motels. Yellow and red letters boasted “A melody...
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Da Vinci Machine exhibition

It is estimated that Leonardo Da Vinci created more than 44,000 drawings of models, only 14,000 of which have survived. The traveling Da Vinci Machines Exhibition, currently at the Bradenton Auditorium, has recreated some of the inventor’s most fascinating d...
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Reed between the lines: Caroline Reed’s journey to the library

As Director of Research,  Instruction and Outreach Services  at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library (JBCL) Caroline Reed pulls from her background as a social worker every day. “People come to you with a need and you show them resources so...
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Woodstock Wall 2014

Woodstock Wall 2014

Eager to enjoy the nice weather and funky jams, students laid out their blankets near the Nook on April 19 to be thrown back to the 1960s for the annual Woodstock event. Running from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., the...
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