Gardening tutorial experiences ECHO’s farm

This past Saturday, Gardening Tutorial took a field trip to the headquarters’ of ECHO Inc. in North Fort Myers. ECHO is an organization that aids in world hunger and supports small-scale farming around the world by providing agricultural and “appropriate” technology training to development workers…

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Transgender Awareness Week observed

41 percent of trans people attempt suicide. For the general population, that number is 1.6 percent. Trans people are four times more likely to live in a household with less than $10,000 a year of annual income than the general population. 57 percent report serious…

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Thanksgiving costs lower this year

Roughly 51 million turkeys will be consumed tomorrow.  Along with the cooler weather and finals, Thanksgiving has arrived, the only day in America where it is socially acceptable to eat yourself into a deep sleep. The “First Thanksgiving” occurred in November 1621.  It was a…

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Who needs feminism?

For the third year in a row Resident Advisors (RAs) have held a New College Needs Feminism photo-shoot with an impressive turnout. Originally started in 2012 by thesis student Skylar Ead, the event was continued this year by RAs Amanda Bragg and Kaylie Stokes. Over…

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Second Court lounge closed to residents

Residents of second court stood back appalled at the closing of their lounge: a place where many students, not just second court residents, could congregate, study, cook and bond. It is a place that was recently decorated in student artwork, creating a welcoming and friendly…

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Santos talks goals after presidential victory

By Leigh Barber With the Late-Fall New College Student Alliance (NCSA) elections finished, second-year Carlos Santos has emerged as the NCSA’s newest president. With a total of 360 ballots cast, Santos secured 178 of the votes, receiving more than half of the first-choice ballots cast,…

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Time readers ban feminsim

Time magazine was the focus of a recent Internet debacle over an online poll that allowed readers to select a term used frequently in pop culture that they would like to see disappear. It was not the existence of this poll that caused a stir,…

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