Streets of Paradise completes 150 move-ins

My interview with founder of Sarasota’s grassroots anti-homelessness coalition Streets of Paradise (SOP) Greg Cruz kept getting interrupted.  “Buenas noches,” a man called out as he passed by us on the sidewalk.  “Oye, ¿cómo estás?” Cruz responded warmly, then continued explaining SOP’s ethos— “The people…

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Lawmakers propose merging NCF with FSU: What is known, what is not known, and what people think

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the Florida House Education Committee passed a proposed bill that would merge New College with Florida State University (FSU) and Florida Polytechnic University with the University of Florida (UF). The details and potential outcomes of this legislation remain unknown, but Rep.…

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