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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Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

SUBMISSION BY CHARLIE LEAVENGOOD   A chorus of supportive car horns accompanied, “Hey! Hey! N-R-A How Many Kids Have You Killed Today?!” at the local Sarasota March for Our Lives.   An estimated 7,000 protesters congregated at Bayfront Park on...
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From New York to Paris : the Museum of Modern Art celebrates its history with a Parisian exhibition co-organized with the Foundation Louis Vuitton

From New York to Paris : the Museum of Modern Art celebrates its history with a Parisian exhibition co-organized with the Foundation Louis Vuitton

SUBMISSION by Audrey Warne The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York and the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris have co-organized an exhibition entitled “Être moderne : le MoMA à Paris” (which translates to “Being Modern : the MoMA...
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Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz On Oct. 20 and 21, voters took to the polls to elect Andrej Babiš as the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. The election spelled defeat for the country’s longstanding mainstream political parties, a continuation...
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Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz   This article contains information that may be troubling and upsetting to read. It discusses the brutal murder of men, women, and children by the Nazis during World War II. Mentions of concentration camps, deathly gas...
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Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

SUBMISSION BY AUDREY WARNE Two women, ages 17 and 20, were stabbed repeatedly by a man at Saint-Charles Station on October 1. Both women died from their wounds while the attacker was shot and killed by police. The attack was...
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Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

SUBMISSION BY CASSIE MANZ Several blocks from my apartment resides the second ugliest building in the world. Ignorant of this harsh label, the tower stands out from the Prague skyline as a relic of the country’s communist past. The Žižkov...
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SUBMISSION: Legend surrounds small village in Czech Republic

SUBMISSION: Legend surrounds small village in Czech Republic

At 8 a.m. the train station is buzzing with energy. People walk past with massive backpacks, looking like they know exactly where they’re going and where they need to be. Most of the time, I still feel lost and in...
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SUBMISSION: “Human Tales on Refrigerator Doors” Local exhibit showcases racist caricature of Newtown

SUBMISSION: “Human Tales on Refrigerator Doors” Local exhibit showcases racist caricature of Newtown

by Billy Cooney While the Newtown Alive project has been showcasing the “courage, dignity, [and] determination” of Newtown’s history, the Center for Architecture Sarasota has taken a different approach. In a recent exhibit, seven architects use photos an...
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Faculty Submission: Professor David Brain on Feb. 8 faculty meeting

SUBMITTED BY PROFESSOR DAVID BRAIN   Dear Colleagues, I’ve been thinking about this since our February 8 meeting, but the article I just read in the Catalyst today has reinforced my concerns. First, I want to say that I appreciate...
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