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Potential bill grants right to Florida students over 21 to carry a concealed weapon

  Numerous school shootings across the country have raised questions about campus safety. A new bill, approved by the Florida House of Representatives on Jan. 20, and on its way to the Senate, attempts to address these concerns through legislative...
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Urine in the wrong room: Proposed law criminalizes trans rights to public facilities

A drawing depicts a conflict that many transgender individuals deal with on a daily basis. February 25, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue 2 Shockwaves rippled through the transgender community this month when Florida representative Frank Artiles (R) filed a...
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Candidates vie for city commissioner seat

February 25, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue 2 Sarasota is governed by five city commissioners, two are elected at-large and the remaining three are elected from single-member districts. On March 10, a local election will be held to appoint...
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After failed amendment, new medical marijuana bill emerges

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I The Florida Right to Medical Marijuana Initiative seeks to change the legal standing of medical marijuana in the state. This proposed ballot comes on the heels of Amendment 2, a bill...
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Alum is first undocumented immigrant admitted to Bar

Alum is first undocumented immigrant admitted to Bar

New College alum Jose Godinez-Samperio (‘04) made waves in the Florida Legislature after he pushed a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants – like himself – to acquire law licenses last May. After a long struggle to become a lawyer,...
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FSU alum injures 3 in library shooting

By Leigh Barber The students studying in Florida State University’s Strozier Library felt a fear many people will never have to experience during their lifetimes. At around 1 a.m., their late-night work was disrupted when a shooter opened fire in...
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Marijuana after midterms

Florida’s Amendment 2 – which would have legalized medical marijuana – was struck down, victim of a three percent difference between the 57 percent of the vote which it had and the 60 percent of the vote which it needed....
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Have a voice, make a choice: Ballot breakdown 2014

On Nov. 4, Florida will vote on three constitutional amendments in the general election, one of which is the controversial amendment to legalize marijuana. It is important to to not only exercise your right to vote, but also to understand...
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