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Eckerd College is known by many for its charming atmosphere on the waters of Tampa Bay with fun events throughout the spring semester to create a close community. In light of the closure of campus due to COVID-19, various organizations including Palmetto Productions, Reflective Service Learn…

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I’m a senior. This semester, my friends and I will leave Eckerd with four years of experience navigating the writing portfolio, oyster wounds and moldy AC vents.

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The COVID-19 pandemic forced Eckerd College to continue classes remotely for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. For some students, this change also means an adjustment for their best friend, whether they have fur, scales or feathers. With Eckerd hosting a virtual commencement on May 17 al…

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In order to publish their literary magazine online, the Eckerd Review had to adjust to working remotely. Through the efforts of students and faculty, The Review will be posted to Eckerd’s website after the virtual release party on May 4 at 6 p.m.

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With the transition to online learning, most of the classic events at Eckerd have to be changed or canceled, including Kappa Karnival and Spoosh Boosh. But Palmetto Productions wouldn’t let COVID-19 steal all the fun, keeping one of the best events going on, online. 

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During this time, it’s easy to fall into a mentality of the endless weekend. Every day drags into the next with no real consequence of never changing out of your pajamas. Here’s how you can keep your mind sharp and healthy.

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We get it, we do. Picking a bar in St. Pete can be a daunting task, especially with Yard of Ale being such a tempting offer. That’s why we’re here-we’ve assembled the best 10 bars in the area for those ready and willing to have a good time. So, get your reading glasses and Google Maps, these…

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If you know the St. Petersburg area, there’s one thing most everyone can agree on: craft beer and dogs are God’s gift to Earth. The more you think about it, the more it makes sense.

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Dorothy Allison, accomplished writer and Eckerd College alumna, gave a reading from her novel “Bastard Out of Carolina,” which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 1992. To a crowd of around 100 students in the Cobb Gallery, she spoke about her writing and writing process on Wednesd…

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On Oct. 7, 1986, thrash metal pioneers Slayer released what many consider to be their best album, “Reign in Blood.” At a brief 28 minutes and 58 seconds, the record is a lightning-quick exercise in musical speed and sonic chaos. Featuring such classic songs like “Angel of Death,” “Criminally…

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For students and staff remaining on campus during Thanksgiving break, Eckerd provides a Thanksgiving meal to those interested in order to celebrate the holiday as a community.

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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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