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March for Our Lives: Road to Change

March for Our Lives: Road to Change

Four months have passed since the deadly massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School occurred. Students and supporters across the country are holding strong to the movement being led by strong willed and determined activists Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg. On June 15th the revolutionary movement changes grounds in further efforts to inform the younger generation

Trump To Ban Bump Stocks

“Bump stocks, we are writing that out. I’m writing that out myself, I don’t care if Congress does it or not. I am writing it out myself,” says President, Donald Trump in reference to attempting to get a bill passed to ban bump stocks. Due to recent public outcry of harsher gun control, President, Donald

Malala: The Girl on Fire

Malala Yousafzai is a women’s education activist, from Pakistan, who first made headlines in 2008 when she delivered a speech protesting the Taliban, after they took away women’s rights to education. Two years later she came back into the eye of the media when she was stopped on her ride home from school and shot

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

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

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

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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