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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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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Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples.

Red tide continues to afflict Florida coastline

Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2018, red tide affected Florida's coastline from Clearwater to Naples. Florida continues to deal with the coastal infestation known as red tide. Local, state and national initiatives have been researching and working on ways to mitigate the issue. Richard…

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