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HIV testing: What it means for you and the community

One in five people living with HIV do not know they are infected. When looking at young people ages 13 to 24, that statistic rises to almost three out of five. For the third year in a row, Community Awareness...
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Conception to Current Day: The Ebola Virus Crisis

The Ebola Virus has claimed over 3,000 lives this year in the West African states of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. With five known strains and a 55 percent mortality rate, Ebola is a threat to many inhabiting the...
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Asking for change: Parking meters may benefit homeless

As the city grapples with a rising homeless population, the solution may lie forgotten in a storage unit somewhere. Unused parking meters, installed and decried by members of the downtown Sarasota community, may be an enterprising way of collecting funds...
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May day May Day: A call to get money out of politics

“There is only one issue in this country,” former MSNBC commentator Cenk Uygur told Netroots Nation, in June 2011. “Campaign finance reform.” This opens Lawrence Lessig’s book Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It. Lessig,....
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Fire Marshal finds outside Dortstein furniture a fire hazard

The exterior hallways of Dort and Goldstein residence halls appear sparse since they have been cleared of the usual couches, coffee tables, tapestries and hammocks. The Fire Marshal regular inspection during Spring Break reported numerous violations across cam...
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Two events at once: a “consideration” not a policy

Students have been upset recently that weekend events are being shut down by the Campus Police based on a “No two events at the same time policy.” Nowhere is it written that two events can’t happen at the same time...
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Spring 2014 NCSA election results

Last Friday, April 11, campus elections were held. Presided over by second-year and Supervisor of Elections McAlister Grant as well as thesis student and Student Court Justice Matthew Andersen, the turnout was unusually large for a spring election with ...
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Supreme Court rules that money is free speech

Students better begin plotting how they will make their millions (no, wait, multi-billions) in order to join the ranks of the mighty 1 percent. The more money lining a citizen’s pockets, the louder their voice, at least according to five Supreme Court ...
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Meet the Candidates event hosted by College

On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., New College’s College Democrats club hosted “Meet the Candidates”, drawing in a crowd of about 30 students into the Teaching Auditorium. Attending the event were democratic candidates Terri Wonder, for District 6 Cou...
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Diversity Week sparks educational discussions

Resident advisor’s (R.A.) and Pluralism Committee members banded together during last week’s Diversity Week events in order to create a safe space to discuss the nature of the student body and promote diversity at New College. Following this semester...
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