Advocacy organizations call on Gov. DeSantis to protect farmworkers from COVID-19
Farmworker women launch “Harvest without Violence” campaign to end sexual violence in Wendy’s supply chain. (Photo courtesy of Student Farmworker Alliance)

Advocacy organizations call on Gov. DeSantis to protect farmworkers from COVID-19

Florida’s peak growing season is underway, and with it looms the peak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The global pandemic threatens to decimate historically disenfranchised farmworker communities who continue to bear overcrowded living conditions, starvation wages and meager access to medical care while working to…

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Poetry by Prince Quamina

Poem submitted by Prince QuaminaNational Poetry Month 2020 The Miner's Wife what would one of those workers findon a day in the life?those heat workers; workingthe canyons and this land,like, our hips when we walkand our jaws when we talk.  laboring day in, day outwhile sediment,…

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Poetry by Jan Burgos-Greer

Poem submitted by Jan Burgos-GreerNational Poetry Month 2020 Love merchant Love merchantlet me barter my heart This ruby cracked stone does not suffice It leads me to happiness that fades at night It creates mirages of paradise at a barren sight It whispers sweet nothings…

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Student Pet Spotlights!

For some, time at home may pale in comparison to life on campus, but one thing that most can take solace in amidst virtual classes, loud siblings and fights with parents is pets. On campus, curious passersby often peeked into third-year Calypso Habermehl’s first floor…

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Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus
DAYTON, OHIO, UNITED STATES - 2019/05/19: An activist seen holding a placard that says protect safe, legal abortion during the protest. Abortion rights activists took part in stop the bans rally nationwide after multiple states pass fetal heartbeat bills. (Photo by Megan Jelinger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Abortion rights threatened in the midst of coronavirus

Historically, marginalized communities are affected the most by hardships. After 9/11, the Patriot Act granted the government the unprecedented ability to investigate people’s lives and after the 2008 financial crisis, economic hardship disproportionately affected poorer communities. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, some…

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Thesis student traditions in the wake of COVID-19: What’s going virtual, what’s being delayed and what may be left behind

On March 24, Associate Provost Suzanne Sherman sent an email addressed to thesis students with basic procedural guidelines for thesis submission and baccalaureate exams this semester, but one specific detail sparked concern in graduating students: only electronic theses will be submitted to the library on…

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