Wake – Living With/In Disaster

Not all thesis’ are alike and rarely any are site-specific. For Rachel Ceciro a literature and anthropology thesis student, site and environment are more than important to her work this thesis year. Specifically, she has reimagined the body of water that we all know to…

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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast
(All photos by Anya Contreras-Garcia) Princess Nokia's song "BRUJAS" plays as thesis student and cast member Iyanu Corniel delivers her opening monologue.

“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) production to feature an all women of color cast. The play adapted three…

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The Florida Project movie review
(Photo courtesy of The Florida Project) The film portrays the power of poverty to infiltrate even the strongest of childhood imaginations.

The Florida Project movie review

  Cara Buckley, in their article on the “The Florida Project” for the New York Times (NYT) uses the  inappropriate adjective “vituperative”--it means bitter and abusive--for one of the main characters, a mother named Halley played by Bria Vinaite. This word choice exemplifies exactly the…

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III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival
III Points still managed to hold on to its roots while expanding onto the international scene.

III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival

Miami’s III Points music, arts and technology festival sold out at its Wynwood venue on the weekend of Oct. 13, delivering three days of eclectic but approachable electronic music, hip-hop and undefinable art. Now in its fifth year, the festival saw its biggest growth yet,…

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Boys, butts and baseball: Take Me Out review
Kippy Sunderstrom helps Darren Lemming communicate his feelings and is often the one who calms Lemming down when he gets heated. (Photo courtesy of The Studio@620)

Boys, butts and baseball: Take Me Out review

  Boys, baseball and butts–yes, bare: three elements that may, at first, deter some typical play-goers. These components, however, provide the basis for an important story that addresses issues of homophobia, class struggles, racism and masculinity. From Sept. 22 to Oct. 1, The Studio@620 presented…

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CHEAP EATS OF MANASOTA
The inside of the Drunken Poet sushi restaurant on Main Street

CHEAP EATS OF MANASOTA

For college students, free time is frequently plagued by the lingering feeling that one should be doing something else--something productive and homework related. Eating out is a luxury that many students don’t have the time or money for and is, as a result, one of…

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Exploring Siesta Key, on MTV and in real life
Overall, Siesta Key seems to market itself as the more laid-back, beach town neighborhood of the city. (Photo courtesy of MTV.com)

Exploring Siesta Key, on MTV and in real life

    For the under-34-year-old demographic in Sarasota, where one in three residents are over the age of 65, the city may not seem like much of a party spot. In the area around New College, young people are often struck with noise ordinances and…

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