“A quiet man” Manuel Diaz-Canel to replace Castro leadership

“A quiet man” Manuel Diaz-Canel to replace Castro leadership

After 59 years of Castro leadership in Cuba, Manuel Díaz-Canel is set to replace Raúl Castro as the nation’s new head of state. While many would hope that a change in leadership might indicate a pivot in political thought away from...
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Sincerely, The Black Kids: A movie preview

Sincerely, The Black Kids: A movie preview

New College is White. This comes as no surprise. However, to many, what does come as surprise is this: small, liberal arts, “far leftist” establishments such as NCF can also be environments where racism is propagated. Thesis student Miles Iton’s...
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Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Celebrity pastor Joel Osteen has more than one million followers on Twitter. According to Nielsen Media, more than 10 million Americans watch his televised sermons every Sunday morning. Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is the largest church in the....
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Why the Starbucks arrests happened and why they matter

Why the Starbucks arrests happened and why they matter

The arrests of two Black men in a Starbucks store, reactions and the corporation’s decision to close all 8,000 of their stores in the United States have dominated headlines. For those who somehow missed this story, Rashon Nelson and Dante...
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Detailing the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

Detailing the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

While a larger student base can give New College a better chance to rectify its weaknesses, there is a risk that a school of 1200 students losses the strength of a smaller community and institution. This 2017-2018 school year, Joy...
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Armenian premiership in Parliament’s hands following mass protests leading to former PM’s resignation

Armenian premiership in Parliament’s hands following mass protests leading to former PM’s resignation

Former Prime Minister of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan conceded to the demands of the political opposition and civil activists amid mass protests and resigned his post on April 23, 2018. Three days later Nikol Pashinyan—an opposition member of parliament (MP)—has...
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Teachers demand pay increase in nationwide strikes

Teachers demand pay increase in nationwide strikes

Before 2018, it was easy to believe that labor no longer really mattered in U.S. politics. President Donald Trump’s election-winning speeches painted a bleak picture of a country in which the whims of elites and billionaires overshadowed the needs of...
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Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

For the first time since the start of the three-year pilot program in 2014, there are no Daughters for Life in the incoming cohort of 2018. Since 2010, the Daughters for Life Foundation, based in Toronto, Canada, has helped more...
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Fogartyville center bought by WSLR

Fogartyville center bought by WSLR

“We just have to create alternatives, so we are trying to get people to imagine what could it be and how can we help get it there,” Arlene Sweeting, former director of the Peace and Action Center and Fogartyville, said...
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Sarasota Museum of Art set to open in fall 2019

Sarasota Museum of Art set to open in fall 2019

Sarasota will soon be adding another museum to its already extensive selection of artistic and cultural institutions. However, this museum, with a focus on contemporary art and a commitment to community engagement, is determined to develop a new institutional ...
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