Spelman College announces new policy regarding enrollment of transgender students

Spelman College announces new policy regarding enrollment of transgender students

In an age of constantly evolving understandings and experiences of gender, historical women’s colleges and universities across the country are faced with the task of updating and reassessing their admission policies. Spelman College, a historically Black liberal arts college for...
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Why are tuition and healthcare so expensive?

Why are tuition and healthcare so expensive?

  Behind the need for health insurance lies the need for affordable healthcare, and getting a college degree reaps less profits as the cost for that degree increases. Americans have the highest costs for healthcare and tuition in the world....
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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: United States

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: United States

  The most affected part of the U.S. was the state of Florida, but more specifically, the Florida Keys. Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key, FL as a Category 4 with the highest recorded winds reaching 120 mph in...
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Banner revealed in defense of DACA recipients

Banner revealed in defense of DACA recipients

Within hours of the announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals would be phased out over the next six months,, a group consisting of both New College students and Sarasota-Manatee residents assembled outside of New College’s ACE building to....
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How Hurricane Irma affected pets and their owners

How Hurricane Irma affected pets and their owners

After learning that the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded was headed directly for Florida, many packed up their belongings, filled up on gas and hastily left the state. Others needed to deal with an additional concern: the well-being of their.....
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August Recap: From riots to natural disasters

August Recap: From riots to natural disasters

  August was a chaotic month in both the political and social spheres, with the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, to Hurricane Harvey wreaking havoc in Texas.   Charlottesville White nationalists and supremacists who were planning to gather ...
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Federal Reserve pushes to protect big banks

Federal Reserve pushes to protect big banks

America’s indifference towards financial corruption was why 2011’s Occupy Wall Street protests appeared ten years too late relative to the Great Financial Crisis (GFC). The Occupy movement came once the crisis was felt by Americans, but the reasons for the...
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Climate change calls for environmental activism

Climate change calls for environmental activism

Photos by Azia Keever These last few weeks, marked by record breaking hurricanes in the Gulf, forest fires across the United States, and deadly floods in Nepal, Malaysia, and India, have demonstrated global warming to be a humanitarian crisis. In...
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California wildfires threaten more than just communities

California wildfires threaten more than just communities

California has always been prone to natural wildfires, but the 2017 fire season is shaping up to potentially break records. While firefighters are placed under increased pressure to contain fires and protect communities, some are questioning the utility of suc...
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The Empire Strikes Back: House repeals the Affordable Care Act in May 4 vote

The Empire Strikes Back: House repeals the Affordable Care Act in May 4 vote

  As the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed by a vote of 217 to 213 in the House of Representatives on May 4, House Democrats began singing and waving their goodbyes to their fellow...
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