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 model...
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The Great B Dorm Clean Up: a saga with no end in sight

The Great B Dorm Clean Up: a saga with no end in sight

For many students, B-dorm is a place surrounded in a smoke of mythical dew. For others, it is a place surrounded by a wafting mildew. However, one thing all students agree on: B-dorm is sinking.   (Photo by Azia Keever/Tangent)...
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The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The 2018-9 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) presidential elections have now come and gone– twice. After controversy over interpretations of the Great Book, decisions made by Student Court and several last minute write-ins added to the  ballot, first-...
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A look at New College’s expanding budget

A look at New College’s expanding budget

“New College’s current overall budget is transformational in relation to past years,” Vice President for Finance and Administration John Martin told the Tangent in an interview. The school’s total budget increased from $36,583,086 to $46,375,205 betwee...
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‘The Uzbek Spring’: Recent developments in Uzbekistan prompt cautious optimism

‘The Uzbek Spring’: Recent developments in Uzbekistan prompt cautious optimism

When the death of President-for-Life of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Abduganiyevich Karimov was announced on Sept. 2, 2016, Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev quickly took over the governance of the country. Since then, Mirziyoyev and his administration hav...
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Facebook messed with your private data and nothing will happen: the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Facebook messed with your private data and nothing will happen: the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Less than a year after 147.9 million American consumers’ personal data was exposed in the massive Equifax data breach, Facebook and Cambridge Analytica teamed up to continue the trend. The private, personal information of 87 million Facebook users was breach...
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When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

When the movement is bigger than your #hashtags: a letter to Wendy’s

Dear Wendy’s and Heidi Schauer, This past spring break, instead of going to some tropical paradise to sip on virgin piña coladas, I fasted for five days alongside 80 other farmworkers and allies. We woke up at 6 a.m. every...
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Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew

Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew

When’s the last time you went to the dentist? According to a recent Tangent survey, the answer might be too long ago. It’s an issue that goes beyond just our campus–between lack of insurance and living too far from home,...
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“Hello, this is Heather with account services”: Florida targeted in robocall rampage

“Hello, this is Heather with account services”: Florida targeted in robocall rampage

The phone rings. I answer it and a tinny voice commands “Do not hang up!” The voice assures me that I won’t regret taking this opportunity to reduce the interest rate on my credit card. I don’t have a credit...
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How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all

How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all

Between routine misdiagnosis and the long history of excluding women’s bodies and symptoms in medical practice, women in the United States may be subject to subpar care when stepping foot into their doctor’s office or the emergency room. In her...
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