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: Cuba

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Cuba

  Although the U.S. is sending disaster relief aid to several Caribbean islands damaged by Hurricane Irma, no aid is being sent to Cuba, which was hit by Irma while the storm was still a Category 5 for a consistent...
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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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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

The United States and British Virgin Islands were among some of the first victims of the largest and deadliest recorded Atlantic storm, Hurricane Irma, with its full force of sustained 185-miles-per-hour winds at a Category 5. Saint Thomas and Saint...
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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda

  Barbuda was the first landmass to make contact with the monstrous Hurricane Irma and the entire island of 1,800 former inhabitants was evacuated–the first time in 300 years that Barbuda is completely empty. The country is comprised of the...
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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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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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