BOG discusses possible tuition raise
For New College of Florida, in-state tuition is $6,916 and out-of-state is $29,944, according to the 2019-2020 fact book.

BOG discusses possible tuition raise

For New College of Florida, in-state tuition is $6,916 and out-of-state is $29,944, according to the 2019-2020 fact book. On Wednesday, September 16, the potential of a tuition raise for State University System (SUS) universities came up during the Board of Governors (BOG) meeting to…

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Conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett nominated to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sparks nationwide debate
The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett nominated to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sparks nationwide debate

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Friday, Sept. 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. With only 46 days before the presidential election, Ginsburg’s death sparked a nationwide debate as to whether or not President Donald Trump should…

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Everything there is to know about mail-in voting
Sarasota County vote by mail materials.

Everything there is to know about mail-in voting

Sarasota County vote by mail materials. With Tuesday, November 3 just around the corner, many students are wondering how to safely vote during a pandemic. While early voting in the state of Florida runs from October 24 to October 31, there is a third option…

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After months of Reemployment Assistance hiccups, Florida receives federal aid
Long lines formed outside of unemployment offices across the state as unemployed Floridians struggled to secure Reemployment Assistance benefits.

After months of Reemployment Assistance hiccups, Florida receives federal aid

“Kind of a nightmare,” was the way third year Lily Burse described applying for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)’s Reemployment Assistance benefits in March, as businesses shuttered across the country and the national unemployment rate shot to its highest point on record due…

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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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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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The impending economic effects of COVID-19

In the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic, graduating students are fearful of what is to come. The outbreak of COVID-19 is expected by many to completely change multiple facets of daily life, just as events such as 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis did.…

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