Staying politically engaged over winter break

Staying politically engaged over winter break

A dire trap to be aware of this coming winter break is that, while away from the stress of college life, one might make the horrible mistake of thinking that the world is a good place. Thankfully, a cure for...
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CBD provides the benefit of weed without the high

CBD provides the benefit of weed without the high

2018 has been a hallmark year for Cannabidiol (CBD) products. CBD is one of the over 100 chemicals in cannabis, according to USA Today. Due to the fact that CBD sale and use is legal in Florida, accessible and can...
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SPARCC suspended from Sarasota County Schools for sex-ed video

SPARCC suspended from Sarasota County Schools for sex-ed video

The Sarasota County School District is under fire because of a video that has been deemed “inappropriate.” The video, shown to a single class at Pine View High School by a Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) counselor on...
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NCSA elections experience complications

NCSA elections experience complications

This was a milestone election for the New College Student Alliance (NCSA). The election on Tuesday, Nov. 13 was the first election that took place entirely online, as all future NCSA elections will be. However, all but one of the...
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Planned Parenthood offers on-campus patient escort training for new volunteers

Planned Parenthood offers on-campus patient escort training for new volunteers

Far too often, patients seeking reproductive health care from non-profit organization Planned Parenthood are harassed by groups of anti-abortion protestors. Therefore, to reassure patients and provide comfort, community volunteers called “patient escorts” ...
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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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Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate

Democrats take back control of the House, while Republicans retain control of the Senate

In a historic election night, the Democrats regained control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, while Republicans retained control of the Senate and expanded their majority. With races still to be called in Arizona and...
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ISPs prompt students to learn more about their passions and create connections

ISPs prompt students to learn more about their passions and create connections

Whether students are in their first or third years at New College, the Independent Study Project (ISP) that occurs during January is an important and sometimes challenging thing to approach. Since ISP has the potential for such a broad range...
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Students respond to changes to the CEO

Students respond to changes to the CEO

Since the last school year, the Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity (CEO) has undergone significant changes: several new staff members, a new online career service called Handshake and a new paint job (with further renovations to come). Some students....
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Trump administration’s Title IX memo leaked

Trump administration’s Title IX memo leaked

In a leaked memo obtained by The New York Times, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is attempting to constrain the definition of gender under Title IX to be based on biological sex. This policy is...
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