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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SUBMISSION: Yoga at New College!

SUBMISSION: Yoga at New College!

Students of New College! Feeling out of balance? Need an activity that’ll help pull your overloaded mind from the drudgery of liberal academics? Yoga is an activity meant to develop the body, mind, and spirit, serving as the perfect counterbalance...
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SUBMISSION: Will you consider major changes to our political and economic system to create a more just and democratic society? If so.

A FREE BOOK FOR YOUR FEEDBACK SUBMITTED BY BOB BIVONA Public revenues from higher taxes on high incomes and taxes on large amounts of wealth can be used in ways that will create economic boom and greatly improve other social conditions....
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SUBMISSION: Floridians at odds over Amendment 1

SUBMITTED BY GABRIELLE A. CONNOR — University of Florida Floridians are being faced with a tough decision this upcoming election. Many residents are confused on whether to vote for or against Amendment 1 on Nov. 8. The bill is advertised as a...
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