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On Sunday, Oct. 27, Brian Ransom, professor of visual arts performed in Cobb Gallery with Matthew Flynn, Bran O’Malley and Jacob Ransom, Ransom’s son. The group calls themselves Sounding Clay because of their instruments which are almost all ceramic creations of Professor Ransom himself. The…

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The bright lights of the Amalie Arena dimmed. Everyone was instantly on their feet, cheering that their wait was finally over. The roar of the crowd was deafening in the packed arena. Screens above the stage lit up and the lower half of a C.G. face appeared.

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Comic book fans flocked to the theatres on Oct. 4 with the release of the new Joaquin Phoenix movie “Joker," but the Century Aurora and XD theatre in Aurora, Colorado did not show the movie, remembering not too long ago when twelve people were killed during a showing of “The Dark Knight Rise…

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Brittany Howard is a master of retro futurism. If her creativity hasn’t shown in her works with her other bands Alabama Shakes or the offshoot alt-country Bermuda Triangle. She shows it in her new album “Jaime.” 

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For generations, there has been a strong stigma around mental health. But Dr. Amy Falvo, Eckerd’s new director of counseling services, wants to break that trend.

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On Wednesday, Oct. 2, Eckerd's Center for Spiritual Life held their annual Pet Blessing Ceremony to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.  Father Stephan Brown, Douglas McMahon Jr. and Rabbi Ed Rosenthal all attended to bless the pets of Eckerd. Students …

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The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards, the ceremony celebrating and awarding the best in the world of TV for a given year, aired on Sunday, Sept. 22, to much discussion. Whether over “Game of Thrones” dominating the nominations, surprise wins, snubs, upsets or notable moments, some Eckerd students …

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Commonly referred to as the future of pop by Pitchfork, Vanity Fair and herself, Charlotte Aitchison, better known as Charli XCX charmed a sold out Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia at 8 p.m. on Sept. 20. She played a setlist of nineteen songs, including all of the tracks off her third st…

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Are you thinking of studying abroad? Immersing yourself in another culture, exploring somewhere new and stepping outside of your comfort zone? That is exactly what exchange students Isac Lago, Miyu Morishita and Yuka Nakata did when they decided to come to Eckerd College for the spring and f…

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of “Star Trek: The Motion Picture,” the first of a series of six movies centering around the show’s original cast. Theaters across the United States are celebrating with a two day screening of the film on Sept. 15 and 18, and tickets for these events have…

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The Eckerd College Queer Straight Alliance (ECQSA) is a club that welcomes both allies and members of the LGBTQ community to foster a community of acceptance, and believe in the importance of education on a variety of LGBTQ-related topics.

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Walking around Central London, you’ll notice cars driving on the left hand side of the road, construction workers reconstructing the sidewalk and maybe an ambulance from the hospital nearby. If you wander onto Gower Street toward the British Museum, you’ll notice a gold plaque on house 35 th…

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The fall 2019 Club Fair is this Friday Sept. 20 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. at the GO Pavillion. The Club Fair is an annual event hosted by ECOS and Campus Activities to introduce students to the many clubs on campus. Students that attend will get a chance to talk to club members about the goals o…

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Around 10 p.m. on Sept. 10, clad in a gold robe and unitard, Lizzo snatched a microphone and belted her opening number to a sold-out Yuengling Center Arena in Tampa, Fla. on her “I Love You Too” tour.

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The queen of pop is back! Taylor Swift released "Lover", her first solo owned album, on Aug. 23, mending all of her past personas together to showcase the growth she has made in the cutthroat music industry. 

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Check out the list for some of the upcoming concerts in and around Pinellas County for the month of September. 

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Flamingo Resort and Entertainment Complex hosted a Farewell Party on July 28, before it permanently closed on July 31 with plans for the property to be redeveloped into an apartment complex.

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Those who attended Eckerd’s recent production of “Scenes from Metamorphoses” might’ve been caught off guard by the sudden shower they were given mid-play. It took the audience a second to realize that, somehow, the pretend pool on stage wasn’t so pretend.

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The venue is apt: a rickety two-story bar in Gainesville, Florida named after a 1994 Western film with a 31% on Rotten Tomatoes. On April 14 at 6:50 p.m., forty minutes before doors, folks are already lined up. They’re mostly young, eclectically dressed to a theme, wearing bolo ties or banda…

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Eckerd’s roughly 250 student athletes can be seen in action on the field, court, sand or water, but much of the community doesn’t see what goes on behind the scenes.

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Morgan Harthorne came to Eckerd this semester as the new Coordinator for Diversity and Inclusion Programs. Two months in, she has lots of plans to revamp the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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Libby Shannon is not a licensed therapist. She is the director of the office for advocacy and gender justice, as well as an Eckerd College chaplain. She acts more as a female family member than a counselor to those who come to her. Her office sits in the Wireman Chapel on Eckerd’s campus. A …

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This afternoon Eckerd will host its annual Humanities Symposium. Humanities majors will present their research in a full 15-minute demonstration followed by a Q&A session at the Cobb Gallery. The symposium will run from 1:00 to 4:15 p.m. and is a CPS event.

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