How it’s made: Catalyst edition
The Catalyst staff, Professor Vesperi and Black posed for a picture with the freshly printed ninth issue.

How it’s made: Catalyst edition

The Catalyst staff, Professor Vesperi and Black posed for a picture with the freshly printed ninth issue.Prof. Maria Vesperi held freshly printed newspapers next to the same-sized roll that they came from: 34-inch 35-pound newsprint."Looks like right now this warehouse is full of paper, but…

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Progression of parental consent bill in Florida Legislature poses possible threat to youth reproductive rights
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Progression of parental consent bill in Florida Legislature poses possible threat to youth reproductive rights

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, the Florida House Health and Human Services Committee voted 12-6 in favor of advancing House Bill (HB) 265/Senate Bill (SB) 404, otherwise known as the Parental Notice of and Consent for Abortion Act, through a single-committee stop, effectively fast-tracking the bill…

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Oil companies push for offshore drilling in Florida
photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures Offshore drilling could potentially return to the Gulf of Mexico in or near Florida waters.

Oil companies push for offshore drilling in Florida

photo courtesy of Public Domain Pictures Offshore drilling could potentially return to the Gulf of Mexico in or near Florida waters. On Nov. 6, 2018, Floridians voted “yes” to Amendment 9 to ban offshore drilling. Despite the passage of Amendment 9 to the Florida Constitution,…

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Spanish-language ballots to be offered in Florida elections
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Spanish-language ballots to be offered in Florida elections

Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that Spanish-language ballots will be offered in all Florida counties by Aug. 1 of this year. Both Sarasota and Manatee counties have not provided Spanish-language ballots in past elections, in spite of Sarasota having over 6,000 Latinx residents, according to…

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Florida Senate legalizes gardening in private front yards
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Florida Senate legalizes gardening in private front yards

Growing fruits and vegetables in the front yard for one’s personal consumption and enjoyment is no longer prohibited in the state of Florida. New legislation, inspired by a 2017 legal dispute, recently passed in the Florida Senate in a 35-5 vote. Sen. Robert Bradley's Senate…

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Passions are sparked at final gubernatorial debate
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Passions are sparked at final gubernatorial debate

In less than a week’s time, either Andrew Gillum, Democratic Mayor of Tallahassee, or Ron DeSantis, Republican former congressman, will be the Governor-elect of Florida. Both men have given no quarter to the other in this tooth-and-nail race, and the tension between them when they…

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Sunshine State gubernatorial race heats up
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Sunshine State gubernatorial race heats up

Politics in 2018 is not for the faint of heart. Gubernatorial candidates Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum have been conducting their campaigns with no quarter. The war cries of the candidates’ factions have grown in fervor to the point where DeSantis and Gillum…

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