When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

When the violence doesn’t go viral: police brutality in Black Sarasota

  Corey Mobley. Rodney Mitchell. Chad Washington. Unarmed black men being injured or killed at the hands of police officers breaks mainstream news fairly frequently in cities across the United States these days. While many Sarasota natives have been kept...
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A trailer estate of mind

A trailer estate of mind

  As a little girl, Sophia Kanzius often wondered what heaven would look like. She imagined a place that was warm all year, a place where no one had to work, with green trees and flowers that stayed in bloom....
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Sex workers march in Ybor on International Sex Workers Rights Day

Sex workers march in Ybor on International Sex Workers Rights Day

  “One, two, three, four. I’m a worker and a whore! Five, six, seven, eight. Masterbate and smash the state!” Syd Eastman said, rallying the crowd that stood before her composed of sex workers and their allies.   Eastman founded...
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How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

By Giulia Heyward The author of this article has been involved in the BHMPC for three years. She is also the creator and lead photographer behind the As We Are New College Project.       There once was a...
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Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Republican tax plan passes through the House, Senate Panel: how might it affect you?

Without holding one hearing to discuss the over 400-page legislature, the Republican tax plan—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—was passed through the Senate Finance Committee (SFC) and the House of Representatives. The bill passed through the House with a vote...
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Have gambling and greyhounds run their course? A potential amendment to the Florida constitution

Have gambling and greyhounds run their course? A potential amendment to the Florida constitution

  By economic standards, greyhound racing is a dying sport. Bets placed on live Florida races have dropped 56.6 percent since 2006 and public support is at an all time low, with top Google searches for “greyhound racing” delivering viewers...
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Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid is a chemical capable of corroding paper, metal and human skin. It has the potential to cause blindness, and is unique in its ability to also cause thermal burns as a result of dehydration. This chemical can be...
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U.S. sees mass shooting nearly every day, no solution in sight

U.S. sees mass shooting nearly every day, no solution in sight

  “We have a lot of mental health problems in our country, as do other countries. But this isn’t a guns situation. I mean, we could go into it, but it’s a little bit soon to go into it,” President...
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The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

A 2016 report by the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness revealed that there are 1,468 people in Manatee and Sarasota counties who are homeless. 497 reside in Manatee County and 971 in Sarasota County. This report disclosed a 207 person...
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In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

“Everything that has a possibility of going wrong has gone wrong,”  third-year and New College Student Alliance Chief of Staff (NCSA CoS) Katie Thurston said. It may not be apparent to the casual reader of meeting minutes or the once-a-year...
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