Renovation plans for summer, next academic year unveiled

Many renovations are on Eckerd’s construction agenda for this summer and next year, the most expensive of which include installing new air-conditioning units in Zeta and replacing the soccer field’s 10-year-old turf, according to Director of Facilities Management Doug Ault. Zeta’s new units will be self-controlled and will…

Hollings Scholarship Winners Provide Eckerd a Legacy

With the announcement of the 2014 Hollings Scholars, Eckerd’s nation-leading number of winners rose to 55. The number is staggering given that such a small school has competed with major research one (R1) universities and has come out on top. The closest school is the University of Miami…

Students protest for higher housekeeper wages

Students participated in a protest on April 14 led by the Coalition for Community Justice to raise awareness about housekeeper wages at Eckerd. “We met in the early afternoon at Hough Quad in order to paint a banner for the protest, get everyone organized and energized and come…

Triton Athletics: Succeeding in the classroom, searching for success on the field

Athletic programs are arguably the most visible part of any college or university. While this is especially true…

Golf team’s van emptied by thieves

Members of Eckerd’s golf team fell victim to large-scale theft on the afternoon of March 31 while traveling…

Red Cross blood donation policy discriminates against gays

Being gay is more accepted today in society than ever before. Thus far, 17 states have legalized same…

East Asia Initiative prepares for summer trips

Living on the sunny coast of Florida with its long beach fronts and Eckerd’s many trees, it’s not…

Clearwater Beach hosts sand sculpture festival

Lights, camera and…sand? Clearwater Beach will host the second annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival April 4 to…

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