Asking for change: Parking meters may benefit homeless

As the city grapples with a rising homeless population, the solution may lie forgotten in a storage unit somewhere. Unused parking meters, installed and decried by members of the downtown Sarasota community, may be an enterprising way of collecting funds to benefit the homeless. Parking…

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Spring 2014 NCSA election results

Last Friday, April 11, campus elections were held. Presided over by second-year and Supervisor of Elections McAlister Grant as well as thesis student and Student Court Justice Matthew Andersen, the turnout was unusually large for a spring election with 301 ballots cast. Winners will assume their positions in the Fall 2014 semester. SPEAKER OF…

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Supreme Court rules that money is free speech

Students better begin plotting how they will make their millions (no, wait, multi-billions) in order to join the ranks of the mighty 1 percent. The more money lining a citizen’s pockets, the louder their voice, at least according to five Supreme Court Justices who decided the fate of the nation on April 2…

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Meet the Candidates event hosted by College

On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., New College’s College Democrats club hosted “Meet the Candidates”, drawing in a crowd of about 30 students into the Teaching Auditorium. Attending the event were democratic candidates Terri Wonder, for District 6 County Commissioner-at-large and Henry Lawrence, for District 16 Representative in Congress. The two candidates, both…

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Diversity Week sparks educational discussions

Resident advisor’s (R.A.) and Pluralism Committee members banded together during last week’s Diversity Week events in order to create a safe space to discuss the nature of the student body and promote diversity at New College. Following this semester’s recent emergency community meeting at which the student body engaged in an open discussion about…

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Mozilla CEO resigns

Brendan Eich did not get a chance to hand in a two-weeks notice; in fact, he worked fewer days than that. Eich stepped down as CEO of Mozilla after his $1,000 donation to Proposition 8, a campaign to abolish same-sex marriage in California, came to light. Yet unlike other such cases the discussion did…

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Battle of the fast-food breakfast

The media calls it an all-out war. In a recent Taco Bell ad promoting their new breakfast menu, unveiled in March, real-life men named Ronald McDonald fawned over Taco Bell’s breakfast foods. It seems the fast food chain is trying to cook up more than just waffle tacos, they are bent on rekindling…

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