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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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Flamingo Resort has been a popular spot for Eckerd students on select Thursday nights, and senior music major Trigg Hurley has been its DJ for almost four years. With its DJ graduating soon, the off-campus event will need others to step up.

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Winners of the 2019 Winter Term Photo and Video Contest showcased their experiences from this past January. For photos, first and second place winners are chosen under the categories of gratitude, nature, place and people. For the video category, the top three pieces are chosen. The annual c…

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Sushi can be found everywhere in the downtown area of St. Pete, but until recently, there were no sushi selections within walking distance of Eckerd. Luckily, in December the sushi and poke bowl restaurant Yummy Teriyaki opened up in the Bay Pointe Plaza on 34th St. S, near Publix, which is …

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 Lova Patterson grew up on “Hair” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Since then, Eckerd College’s director of campus activities has had an itch for performing that’s begged to be scratched. The release of her band Divine AF’s first EP, “This Side of Desire,” is only the latest expression of a lif…

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Thirteen years. That’s how long the world has been waiting for “Kingdom Hearts 3.” It even got to a point where it became a joke that this game would never actually come out, but here we are in 2019. The game we’ve been waiting for finally came out. And it’s magnificent.

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In 1976, President Gerald Ford announced that Black History would be celebrated during the entire month of February. Now, Eckerd’s Afro-American Society celebrates by sponsoring school-wide activities.

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2018 was, in the end, a solid year for film, and was at least better than the cinematic wasteland of  2017. While good movies came sparsely in this year’s months, they at least came in great chunks and the ones that were good were outright amazing. So without further ado, here are my picks f…

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Eckerd celebrated Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day dedicated to recognizing both transgender accomplishments and violence against transgender people, with a concert by Dani Shay. Shay is a non-binary (identifying as a gender or sexuality that does not fit on a traditional gender/sexuali…

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On Nov. 12, creative genius and pop-culture staple Stan Lee died after decades of engaging the minds of superhero fans all over the world.

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An English teacher, a dead nerd, a lesbian demon queen, a game of “Dungeons and Dragons,” and the occasional gelatinous blob made of PVC pipe and green curtain. Does this sound like the recipe for emotional reflection?

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The “Eckerd Review,” Eckerd’s longstanding literary magazine, introduced a new internship program this semester. The program meets every other Wednesday and is taken across a whole academic year.

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Heavy metal and horror movies go together like machetes and zombie skulls. Throughout the history of metal, bands from Deicide to Disturbed have penned tracks inspired by classic horror films, while other bands integrate the themes, tone and fame of various movies into the occasional cinema-…

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“Halloween” (2018) is directed by David Gordon Green and stars Jamie Lee Curtis, who returns once again to her iconic role of Laurie Strode. This film wipes the other “Halloween” sequels from the canon and follows 40 years after the events of the original Carpenter classic.

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As Halloween approaches, everyone needs some scary movies to make sure that night is the best it can be. The following ten movies will fit perfectly for anyone looking for something scary, something funny, or something super weird. Here are the ten essential Halloween movies:

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Fantasy drama “Good Manners” (2017) mixes genres together into a refreshingly original, highly enjoyable blend. This Portuguese film, featured in Eckerd’s international cinema screening on Sept. 28, was impeccably made, thoroughly entertaining and contains more than a few unexpected twists. 

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Family, friends and colleagues of Erin Kitzinger gathered in Miller Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 5, to watch and celebrate Kitzinger’s filmic works, including her award-winning feature film “Hope For a Thorn” (2009). 

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Eckerd is known for its robust marine science program, but in the past few years, the creative writing program has begun to grow in both size and ambition. Senior Saunder Mayer, working closely with Associate Professor of Creative Writing Jon Chopan in an independent study this semester, aim…

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The Office of Service Learning is giving students a chance to go to Disney World for meeting their 40 hour service requirement by the end of the semester. Two eligible students will be drawn from a raffle. Each lucky winner will receive a single-person, one day pass to Disney World.

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New clubs, such as the Dip Club, All About Asians Association (AAAA), EC Rock Climbing, Puzzle Club, Taxidermy Club and Gay Clay are expected to be at the Eckerd College Fall Club Fair Sept. 21, 2018.

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Mikhayl AbrahamsComing face to face with enormous animals like hammerhead sharks is no issue for first-year Mikhayl Abrahams. The 18-year-old underwater videographer is willing to do whatever it takes to get the perfect picture.“I dive literally everywhere I can,” Abrahams said.Abrahams trav…

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The impressive musicianship on Eckerd alumni Will Vennes’ newly released album, along with its sage, contemplative lyrics, speaks of someone who’s done a lot of living, but this 23-year-old 2018 graduate is just getting started. “I Think” marks his first full-length release, and it’s an achi…

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