Brant’s Used Books has 25,000 books for sale at three day event

Brant’s Used Books has 25,000 books for sale at three day event

New College students are not often seen without a book, and now no one will have to be caught bookless again. From Friday, Nov. 30 to Sunday, Dec. 2, Brant’s Used Books will be holding a book sale with over...
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Sarasota school police department deals with monetary issues and resignations

Sarasota school police department deals with monetary issues and resignations

The most important thing to a parent is the safety of their child. That is what makes it so hard for them to send their children off to school everyday, away from where they themselves can protect them. To give...
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New LGBTQIA+ guidelines spark parental concern at Sarasota School Board meeting

New LGBTQIA+ guidelines spark parental concern at Sarasota School Board meeting

Taking an unprecedented step toward improving LGBTQIA+ inclusion in local schools, the Sarasota County School Board released new guidelines in late October to advise teachers and school staff on gender and sexuality-related issues. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, these gu...
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Passions are sparked at final gubernatorial debate

Passions are sparked at final gubernatorial debate

In less than a week’s time, either Andrew Gillum, Democratic Mayor of Tallahassee, or Ron DeSantis, Republican former congressman, will be the Governor-elect of Florida. Both men have given no quarter to the other in this tooth-and-nail race, and the...
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Third Liberation Breakfast honors indigenous peoples

Third Liberation Breakfast honors indigenous peoples

On Oct. 20 Answer Suncoast and The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) hosted their third Liberation Breakfast in Newtown Estates Park, focused on honoring indigenous peoples and discussing the history and current struggles faced by indigenous populations...
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Sarasota celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride

Sarasota celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride

On a sunny Saturday afternoon, crowds of rainbow-clad Sarasotans gathered in J.D. Hamel Park to celebrate Pride Fest 2018. A number of free activities were available to festival-goers. Flag-toting high school students and senior citizens alike lounged in lawn ...
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Red tide spreads to Florida’s east coast

Red tide spreads to Florida’s east coast

Florida continues to deal with the presence of red tide, as the algae blooms spread to the Atlantic coast. Beaches in Indian River County as well as the City of Vero Beach were closed to the public starting Oct. 16...
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SCF ends dual enrollment for highschoolers

SCF ends dual enrollment for highschoolers

State College of Florida (SCF) will no longer offer dual enrollment courses on the campuses of Sarasota and Manatee County schools. Instead, on July 1, 2019 students who wish to enroll in a dual enrollment course will need to take...
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The FL midterms could be decided by the youth

The FL midterms could be decided by the youth

Traditional political wisdom has labeled midterms as gerontocratic. The elderly, even during primary cycles, are far more likely than the average young adult to vote. During the past midterm elections, from 1998 to 2014, age group participation rates were rela...
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NCF alumnus showcases art at first Ringling Underground of the year

NCF alumnus showcases art at first Ringling Underground of the year

After a persistent rainy season forced the organizers to postpone the event in September, Ringling Underground came back in full force for the first Thursday in October. The replica of Michelangelo’s “David” statue towered over the crowd of attendees as....
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