Pageant Win Sends Shockwaves

September 26, 2013

The new Miss America sparks controversy on the Twitter-sphere. Tweets reveal racial slurs expressing viral America’s discontent of a woman of Indian descent bearing the coveted tiara. The glittering 741 Austrian crystals of Miss America iconography had barely grazed the top of Nina Davuluri’s perfectly coiffed head before racist tweets and an overall tumultuous uproar […]

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Beach Guide to Catching Those Last Few Rays

September 26, 2013

As summer slowly slips away and the beginning of fall creeps into the air, everyone scrambles to get in their last taste of the pool and beach. Many opt for the latter choice. Why not? It’s nice to spend a day off campus, tanning, surfing, and exploring the many beaches that Florida has to offer. […]

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Gentlemen Rock Out

September 26, 2013

The Indie rock tour, Gentlemen of the Road featuring established artists and upcoming talents spent two days delighting fans in St. Augustine, FL. The old-fashioned definition of a “gentleman” often alludes to a lad donning a top hat, perhaps a door-opening sophisticate with a monocle for added pretension, all brought together with winning charm. I don’t […]

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Emerging Artist Soul Searches

September 26, 2013

When I volunteered to review Natalie Nylon’s newest album Star-Crossed Lovers, I have to admit I had no idea who the artist was, or what kind of music she made. After a quick Google search, I came across songs titled “XXX” and “Queen Bee”, from Nylon’s debut album Out of Control, which are grungy euro-dance […]

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Global Peace Film Festival Overview

September 26, 2013

Last week marked the Global Peace Film Festival, an annual event in the Winter Park community. This year, the festival offered both local and international productions, ranging from big-budget films to low-budget projects. “Billy and Alan: In Life, Love and Death, Equality Matters”, directed by Vicki Nantz, is an example of a small local project. […]

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Book Review: The Chronicles of Freshman Year

September 26, 2013

Comic book memoir takes a creative spin  on surviving college life. Little Fish: A Memoir is the autobiographical story of Ramsey Beyer, a girl from a small town in Michigan who moves to Baltimore to attend art school. The book follows her first year away from home at college. Much of the story is told […]

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Holocaust on Art

September 26, 2013

Degenerate: adj. (1) inferior. (2) “having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing evidence of decline” (Encyclopedia.com). This word’s definition has shifted drastically after the events of World War II and is often associated with the racist concept of eugenics. On Tuesday, September 17th, between the hours of six and […]

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Sexperts: Amateur Arousal

September 26, 2013

Sexpert Emily Kelly examines the amateur porn craze and offers tips for filming your own sex tape. We spent the evening with nothing but a laptop and a drawer full of sex toys. It was date night. There were no candles lit, no rose petals sprinkled across the black satin bedsheets, just a pile of pornos […]

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Where in the World

September 26, 2013

France – Increasing “hyper-sexualization” of young women worries French officials, moving France to ban beauty contests for anyone under the age of sixteen. Though not yet a law, the effort is moving through French parliament which recently passed a gender equality bill. Interestingly, French senator Virginie Klès, a sponsor of the same-gender equality bill, opposed […]

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First Loss Spiked on Lady Tars

September 26, 2013

Rollins Libero, Collyn Welsch shines with record breaking performance, but the tars fail to set the tone,  notching their first  game in the loss column.  The Tars volleyball team lost their first game on Wednesday, September 18th to Warner University after 5 sets. Coming into the match, the Tars were 8 to 0, undefeated after […]

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