Senior Melanie Beaton dies unexpectedly

Senior Melanie Beaton died on the morning of Jan. 17 when she was removed from life support following organ donation surgery at Bayfront Medical Center, according to an email sent to the student body by the Eckerd Chaplains. The email said that Beaton was at a friend’s house…

Dorm life facilitates spread of flu

In the midst of another flu season, Eckerd is an ideal place for the illness to spread. On campus, close living quarters can contribute to the spread of the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza, or the flu, is a respiratory illness…

Change your location to change your life

Eckerd College promotes ‘Thinking Outside,’ and many students choose to do so — in a different country. “Studying abroad is the best way to conquer the fear of the unknown . . . and I think that that’s one of the best qualities that you can have —…

Bon Appétit contract under review

Although Eckerd has previously signed year-to-year contracts with Café Bon Appétit regarding food service, the college hopes to…

Eckerd hosts diverse range of faiths

Much has changed since Florida Presbyterian College became Eckerd College in 1971. While Eckerd is still affiliated with…

ECOS Update

The ECOS Senate meeting on Nov. 23 was called to order at 7:01 p.m. Goals for each complex…

Student fines get paid forward

In addition to tuition, most Eckerd students are familiar with paying fines and fees. Complex damages and dorm…

Eckerd produces hero

Eckerd produces hero

Senior Amira Chanel is more than the girl who zips past on her longboard; she is the friendly…

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