Politics

A Look at New College's Cloudy Future

Many affiliated with the school are worried it could lose what makes it special.

01/30/2023 By Elizabeth Djinis

Civil Rights

Recent Voter Fraud Arrests Threaten to Keep People Away From the Polls

Critics say the arrest of 20 former felons for voting could have a chilling effect on Florida voter turnout this year.

11/01/2022 By Isaac Eger

Beam Me Up

Starlink Receivers Help Keep Sarasota County Connected After Ian

The state is also continuing to work to get generators to gas stations in Sarasota County and distribute meals and water.

10/03/2022 By Megan McDonald

Piling on

Faced With New State Education Laws and Policies, Many Teachers Feel Distrusted

A recent survey reveals low morale among many Sarasota County teachers.

08/23/2022 By Kim Doleatto

New Day Rising

Pine View Graduate Zander Moricz Challenged His School and His State Over LGBTQ Rights

Pine View’s decision to censor Moricz's graduation speech if he mentioned his activism brought him national media attention, including profiles in Rolling Stone and on NBC.

06/13/2022 By Elizabeth Djinis

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Canada West to Florida Rehabilitation Council

West, of Sarasota, is the senior vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Division of Vocational Rehab

05/06/2022 By Staff

Politics

Photos: Planned Parenthood's 'Save Roe' Protest in Downtown Sarasota

The rally—a response to leaked documents indicating the Supreme Court plans to overturn Roe v. Wade—was held at the Sarasota County Administrative Building.

05/04/2022 By Megan McDonald

Save the Manatee

DeSantis Announces $30 Million in Funding for Manatee Rescue Programs, Habitat Restoration

More manatees died in 2021 than in any other year on record.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Politics

DeSantis Signs 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Into Law

The bill bans discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools.

03/28/2022 By Megan McDonald