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History isn’t Just History Anymore

This past week the town of Bradenton as we know it, changed. The Confederate monument has sat next to the Manatee County Historic Courthouse for the past 93 years. The groups leading the protest were the Black Lives Matter Alliance Sarasota Manatee Chapter and Indivisible Bradenton Pro-gressive and Answer Suncoast. The protest started peacefully but

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Moving Ahead Together at Valdosta State

After hate graffiti and racial exclusion from Trump rallies, Valdosta State doesn’t have the best track record for inclusivity. Their new “Moving AHEAD Together” seminar may be the first step in changing that. The two day conference hosted by the Florida and Georgia state affiliates of the Association of Higher Education and Disability aims to

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Sunday is the Day of Rest, and Monday is the Day for PROTEST

On Monday, August 21st, there is set to be protests about two separate issues in our county. Starting at 11 a.m. on Monday the people behind the Facebook page, “Protest Against Animal Abuse/ Deliver the Shark Petition,” will stage a protest against the Florida Fishermen who allegedly drug a shark behind their boat and allegedly abused

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University of Florida refuses event due to tensions in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Florida refused a request for an event that would have taken place on September 12th in which Richard Spencer, a so proclaimed “alt right” leader, would have been speaking. This decision came after the unfolding of the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, which resulted in significant violence and even the death of a young

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Dakota Access Pipeline

As of late, one of the biggest environmental issues has been the Dakota Access Pipeline. The Dakota Access Pipeline (or DAPL) is a 1,172 mile long underground oil pipeline that is currently under construction. It runs from North Dakota, through South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois, parallel to the Northern Border Pipeline, which was built in

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Presidential Feel on Campus

November 8th brought many,many feelings across the nation. Some of these feelings coming directly from our student body.  Over campus students expressed their political views, some with Trump Pins others with trump flags on their automobiles. Some students had no opinion such as sophomore Jessica Flores. “I feel bad for those students whose parents do

Our Future Depends on You

Whenever I hear politics being brought up in conversation among high school students, their general reactions range from, “Ugh, can we talk about something less boring?” to “Why should I care about politics if I’m not even old enough to vote?” However, I tend to react in the opposite way. As clichéd as it sounds,

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