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THE FOOD SERVICE IS DEAD; LO G LIVE THE FOOD SERVICE by Ken Burruss It was one of those interviews where the person you are interviewing is asking as many questions as you are. In this case, Manny mainly kept asking, "What do the students want?" Manny Pasarin, for those who don't know, is the new Food Service Director of the new campus food service, Marriott. Manny was very willing to talk about changes, not just in the cosmetic sense, either. He stressed that as a rule there will be three entrees per meal -one meat, one vegetar ian, and one vegan. He wants to make sure that there is something for all. One counter will be designated "Sub City" with a bread oven in which fresh bread will be made daily. Another counter, the "Firehouse Grill" will serve ready made sandwiches and hamburgers, and operate more as a fast-food counter for rush times The pub is undergoing the last stages of renova tion When opened, it will no longer be the pub but the MARRIOTT CONTINUED ON PAGE 4 184 STUDENTS IN FRESHMAN CLASS by Graham Strouse The ranks of Novo Collegians swell by 184 this week Spanning 110 secondary schools, the class of 1994 is one of the largest in years, topped in recent memory only by last year's mammoth class of 195. Notable among this year's class are the 29 new multicultural students, the most in the last four years. In an effort to improve campus diversity, the New College Foundation allotted Admissions $10,000 this past year to recruit "students from underpresented backgrounds'', according to Director of Admissions David Anderson. Minority recruitment went "relatively well as compared to the last few years", said Anderson. "The next few years will be stronger thanks to the Foundation." Surprisingly enough, total applications for this year's class hit a four year low despite last year's Money magazine hoopla. Although the percentage of non Florida ''FRESHMEN" CONTINUED ON /'AGE 4 1\', 1 AII!IIISf THE OH-SO-WOEFUL SAGA OF THE BROKEN POOL by Graham Strouse Care for a dip? Wanna strip down and slide into the midnight waters au nature(? Try the beach, pal. This pool is closed. It s sad but true. For the first time in recent memory, we begin the fall term without pool access. The filtration system leaks, says Fitness Center employee Matt McHorris. We're not just talking a few sprinkles from the dyke here. Think more along the lines of a sieve. Some of the valves have rusted to a point where "they can't be turned. This latest mishap is just the most recent in a series of gaffes, blunders, and Acts of God to plague summer pool operations. The Saga began two months ago. On June 9, student stragglers and local residents discovered a blue and white cordon surrounding the pool enclosure. That morning, HRS inspectors showed up with an order to dose the pool. The reason: They considered our gas based chlorine filtration system to be a health hazard. HRS also asked the school to prepare a proposal to switch to a liquid filtration system by June 24. On this condition, they allowed the Fitness Center Staff to re-open the pool the next day. Chlorine gas was once used in trench warfare. lt is both poisonous and explosive. The shed we house the tanks in is poorly ventilated. This is HRS's argument. Why then, if our filtration system is so dangerous, has this never been an issue before? Physical Plant's pool and utility services used to be run by a man named Bob Bregel. Brege!, as they say, knew people who knew people. According to Roningan, past inspectors who tried to dose the pool inevitably received orders from superiors to stand down and leave the school alone. HRS official Brian Dietz, the man currently respon sible for overseeing New College's pool renovations, claims he was not aware of Bregel's influence. Brege! died recently, however, and his position "POOL" CONTINUED ON PAGE 4
The Catalyst August 24, 1994 FIRST ISSUE by Ken Burru s This is the first issu of what we hope will be many to come. The Catalyst will be the weekly campu new publication for 'ew College. The Catalyst was the first ew College newspaper and ran for three year (copie of it are still m the Library's Th sis Room). What we hope to do with The Catalyst is make it into a newspaper that a majority of tudents will be com fortable with. ln other words, a year from now we'd like the paper to still be going, not replaced by something else. \'e feel this will create some continuity, or at least a good foundation for future student reporting. Of course, to keep it running, we need support. :\1ore succinctly, we need people who arc willing to take time to work and write for the paper. There arc a few advantages to doing so. First off, staff members can count it on the contract as tutorial credit. Second of all, especially if vou're a new student, it's a great way to learn more than would ever want to know about the campus, what's gone on in the past, and what's happening now. There are several different positions on the paper that should be clarified, both for your own information and ours: General Editor-person who is ultimately respon s i ble for the paper as a whole. S/he oversees the gathering of stories, layout, printing, and distribution. S/he also is primarily responsible for relations with local community and administration. master copy w kly. KnowleJge of Aldus Pagcmaker program a must. Nom rc than two Layout positions open. Writeragam, what it says. A regular contributor of artJcl s to the paper. Th rc 1s no fixed rcquirem nt for how many articles you must \\' rite, but amount of work you do will be taken into con idiration in evaluation. 'umber of writers limited only by amount of news cover age needed (probably no more than ix). Both ed1tor may also write article but are not required to. The Catalyst is sponsored by a faculty member. Th1s way, people who work for the paper regularly can receive credit for the1r effort The sponsor signs off on the paper a tutorial credit, and meets with students at least tw1ce a scme ter to go over the paper. Additional facutly members may co-sponsor, workmg directly with students to advise and educate. Current!,, Dean and Warden Michalson and Prof. Maria \'e pen are co-sponsoring. If you are in anyway mterested, we'll be putting out notices soon a to when we will be holding meetings. Enjoy the year! SAC minutes May 19, 1994 member present: Kendra [Bowman] Amy [Laitinen] Beth [Eldridge] Stephanie [Weiss] Sara [Kuppml Managing Editoroversees the writing of stories $750 unanimou ly allocated for [student] handbook. (Beth Eldridge) and primarily in charge of copy editing. Assumes any responsibilities of the General Editor should the General $480 Editor not be able to fulfill them. Managing Ed1tor is also assumed to take over as General Editor when General $3 Editor graduates (or gets tired, or moves away, or dies, etc.) Layout-basically, what it says. Person ho is responsible for laying out the paper and creating the unanimously allocat e d for sailing group to fix boats. allocated for Chairper n tiara (4 yeas, Beth votes no -uncomfortable w1th superiority /heirarchy the crown, as a symbol, setup) (Amy Laitnen) GeneralEditOG Ken Burruss Managing Editor: Ilen Zazueta-Audirac Stat.lWriter: Graham Strouse Contributor: Rick Doblin by Dean Michal son and Professor Vesperi Financed by NCSA tv:='':! Letters to the Editor should be submitted on disk if possible, if not then in to Box 139 or Catalyst envelope on door of Publications Room
The Catalyst August 24, 1994 3 A (CONDENSED) INSIDER'S SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR FIRSTYEAR STUDENTS by Graham Strouse "Come into my parlor said the spider to the fly ... My name is Graham and I'll be your cruise direc tor for the day. So smile folks, kick back, and welcome to the asylum. Located in sunny Sarasota, New College of the University of South F1orida has 550 students who range in personality from the dreadfully insane to the criminally mundane. I'm probably somewhere in the middle. Thus, as a representative of the happy medium, I'd like to offer a few bits of advice and observations to all you first years. (Author's note: Returning students will probably find most of the following about as uuseful as lint.) And awayyyy we go! First, you are no longer the smartest and/or weirdest person you know. This important bit of advice comes from the orientation schpiel of Nth year biology student Jordan Marks. He's right. There are more National Merit Finalists than you can shake a ruler at. There are more body piercings than you can shake a ... well, never mind. You get the idea. In short, everyone here knows what a paradigm is. We all have purple hair, funny beards, and lots of homemade tie-dye. We were all in gifted programs, won Math and English awards, edited the school newspaper and wrote bad poetry that people mooned about. Don't get psyched out by this. After all,we still think you're special. We are not the Honda of higher education. We're more like a cheap Audi 5000real nice car .... reasonably affordable .... tends to accelerate rapidly at random intervals. Me, I like it that way. So do most of my friends. After all, it's not every school where you can have your afternoon readingin Palm-<:(}urt internij;?ted b a screaming, shirtless hippie being chased by some guy wie mg a pineapple. This type of thing makes me happy. Unfortunately, people who run around wielding pineapples tend to be a little, well, unstable. Over the course of the next year, many of your best friends will flip out, blow up, bum out, and crash down. Be prepared. The fact is that those who enroll at New College because Money magazine ranked us the number one buy in America usually end up scrambling up and out over the barbed wire fence separating New College from the rest of the world. The professors kick major you know what. We've got a marvelously talented, dreadfully underpaid faculty. Take advantage of them. Also, make sure you've got professors in your field "SURVIVAL GUIDE" CONTINUED ON PAGE 5 YOUR PLACE IN THE SUN by Rick Doblin [This article was originally written and printed in 1986, in the orientation issue of The Looking Glass. Some infonnation contained therin may therefore be outdated.-ed. ] For those of you who have come to New College because it is New College, the beaches here will be a great bonus and a fantastic place to go to with friends and pretend to study. For those of you who have come to New College because it is in Florida and you are thinking of your tan and of all the friends that will come to visit you here, you will not be disappointed. For those of you who think that I am talking about the water behind the old library [College Hall -ed.], don't worry, that is not all there is. There are two shores here, the Bay and the Gulf. The school is located on Sarasota Bay, as is the City of Sarasota. Protecting the mainland and creating the Bay are a series of barrier islands that have white sandy beaches and lots of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico. A significant amount of sand has been purchased by and for the benefit of the public, including some places that people almost never go to because they are long walks from the nearest parking The beaches are truly remarkable. There are a lot of choices, and each beach has a little different character. Your orientation to the local beaches can only begin with a discussion of Lido Beach, the closest physically and spiritually to New College. You can get there by simply going south on US 41, and turning west at Ringling Cause way, which is right after 1st street (New College is at 57th street). Ringling Causway leads you to St. Armands Circle. 90 degrees around the Circle is a road taking you to Longboat Key, which we will discuss later. 180 degrees around the circle is the road that leads to Lido Beach, only a few hundred yards away. Going this way by bicycle takes about 25 minutes. There are actually three beaches here: Lido, North --Lido._Beach bas seveJ:al--parl
The Catalyst August 24, 1994 "MARRI01T" CONTINUED FROM PAGE I "Sea Store", a convenience-type store. Students may still purchase pizzas and snacks, but also 2-liter sodas, 6 packs of alcohol, fresh fruit, medicines, and even toiletries. Marriott's first task after moving in the first of summer was to do a complete cleaning of the kitchen and cafeteria. Manny stated that it was needed after the "way Morrison's left it." He was reluctant to go into details but simply stated, "It [the cafeteria] was left in very poor condition." Marriott has had no other difficulties in their move-in, which Manny described as "smooth." He has been pleased with the reception from administration and students so far, saying that he has been impressed with the family atmosphere and states he has "had no conflict." Manny has been with Marriott's for four years, and comes here from the University of Miami. He states that he has an open-door policy to all students who have complaints, suggestions, questions, or opinions. "FRESHMEN" CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 students broke 50% for the first time in years, possibly as a result of the increased exposure, the total number of applications dropped from 1069 to 932. SAT's also dropped slightly, with the percentage of students in the 1200 to 1600 range dropping from 84 to 71. The average GPA of incoming students is up a hundredth of a point to 3.81. The class of 1994 is also more female than previ ous classes. Almost 58% of this year's first-year's are women. This is more by accident than design, says Anderson. "More applications [come from] women ... .l think we received more applications for a number of ... There are more women in higher eouation." Part of the difference also has to do with the nature of the school, Anderson believes. He cites the artsy bent of the school, the lack of organized sports, "Greek life", and other traditionally collegiate institutions as possible reasons for this disparity. "fOOl/ CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 remains unfilled. In the interim, no one seems to know who is responisible for the pool. According to Roningan, Dick Miner, Physical Plant's night utilities director claimed it was her responsibility as Fitness Center Director Miner confirmed this. Judy says this has never been the case; that Physical Plant has always claimed the pool under its jurisdiction. No one has stepped in to arbitrate this prob lem to date The plot continues to thicken. And turn brown and gooey. The pool remained open for a mere six days before some addled soul confused the pool for a toilet. This obvious mistake resulted in another six day shutdown (from June 16 to June 22) as the Fitness Center was forced to shut down the facility and let the filtration system go to work, urn, thinning the waters. Two days after that, HRS returned with an order to close the pool since, it seems, no one ever showed up with a proposal for the new filtration system. The pool re mained closed until June 28, at which point HRS appar ently granted us an extension on the proposal deadline It is not yet clear who was responsible for the original gaffe. The prime suspects are the oh so mysterious Campus Architect Rick Lyttle, and the State of Florida's dread bidding process. A veritable lour de force of beauracracy, the bidding system requires three bidders for any campus improvements valued at $10,000 or more. Whether Lyttle completed renovation plans or was even responsible for them is also not clear. We were unab l e to contact him by copy deadline We do know that only two contractors bid for the job. According to Roningan, Lyttle eventually managed to convince the school that no more bids would be forthcoming. With a sigh, Tampa let us accept the lowest bidder, Coastal Pool Services, Inc The pool actually stayed open for more than a month. No new problems were reported, pool maintance [land fed the pool chlorine. The masses rejoiced. But the gremlins did not lay dormant long On August 8, the filtration system screamed "No mas! And that brings up to date. Coastal Pool Services picked up the filtration repairs contract, which puts the school in the unusually convenient position of being able to call the same contrac tor whenever the pool breaks down. That's the good news. The bad news is that the pool won't ')e ready until early tembcr. Tha stic.
The Catalyst August 24, 1994 s "SURVIVAL GUIDE" CONTINUED FROM PAGE J that you can work with. When you only have two or three professors to choose from in your field, you've got to be able to get along with them. If you've got a personality conflict, you've got a problem. Then again, if you find a professor in any field with whom you really work well, it often doesn't matter much what field they're in. Having professors, and especially a sponsor, with whom you connect on the same band width is incredibly important. I speak from experience. Me and my first sponsoor communicated about as effectively as matter and anti matter. Partly because of this, I hold what I believe to be the record for most consecutive terms on probation at New College. Fortunately for both of us (mostly me) I moved on to a new sponsor. Now I'm an academic studfish. Thanks, Mac. Don't date. I admit I'm prejudiced by bad experi ences, but I want to warn ya'll right now that New College is a sexual vortex. I finally figured out why this was during a conversation with a friend of mine at B-dorm last year. The reason: gender-morphing. There are guys here, not a lot, but enough, who were old enough to vote before they ever kisssed a girl. There are girls (women-sorry, sorry!) who could stare down Oint Eastwood. In short, what we've got is a plethora of neurotic, annoyingly sensitive males with no mating experience, mixing with an equal number of unusually strong-willed, yet still neurotic women in an environment so closed off from the rest of the world that even a West Virginian who calls his mother "sister" might find us a little bit incestuous. The product is combustible. There's also the distraction factor. To quote one lonely, albiet pompous voice from New College's past, .... social and intellectual immaturity can combine with unlimited sexual freedom to produce levels of psychological disturbance which defy all but the most expert and intensive treatment for their solution." What former New College President John Elmendorf was trying to say is that bad relationships can screw you into a soft, chewy, Philladelphia pretzel, psycho logically speaking. Personally, I prefer the maxim laid down by Mick, Sylvester Stallone's pug-nosed guru in Rocky. To wit: "Women weaken legs!" But I digress. To be fair, I must say that I do know a number of couples who hold hands, look at each other stupidly, and basically behave the way I once did before I became a cynical, bitter bastard with lots of callouses on my right hand. I'll amend my recommendation. Date, but date carefully. And don't jump into a serious relationship for at least a semester. Don't smoke TOO much dope. The Princeton Review named us # 1 in the country for "Reefer Madness" last year amongst undergraduate schools. We've got the odd spot of schrooms or ex, plenty of acid, and lots of marijuana. That's pretty much all you'll find. I'm no straight-edger. I believe hemp is a happy httle herb. However, it'd take a whole lot of fingers and toes to count the number of people I know who've smoked their way out of school and into oblivion. So try to stay sober part of time. Don't believe the hype. Beware the rumor mill! Many of us spew so much hot air, it's a miracle the campus doesn't break free of it's foundations and rise to the heavens on a thermal. One of the most popular hobbies at New College involves talking about one's friends behind their backs. I do it. My friends do it. Personally, I love it when people spread rumors about me, even bad ones. It entertains me to hear what others have to say about me; makes me feel .. .. appreciated. Others just get us pissed off. Go figure. As a rule of thumb, when someone says something mean about some one else, double check it somewhere else. Don't slander so-and-so because someone said she's a manipulative, man-eating bitch. Don't balance chamber pots over your neighbor's door because everyone says he's a rapist. Check your source. Collect more info. Ask the person in question. Then, if it all checks out, you can lean chamber pots over his door with a clear conscience. Get off campus now and then. New College is the most elaborate virtual-reality environment in the southeastern United States. As such, it often obscures the fact that the outside world runs by different rules than we do. Sarasota may not be the Village, but there is stuff to do. The local arts community is healthy. There's good theatre nearby, chessy cafes downtown. The beaches have some of the finest, softest white sand you could ever hope to find. At night you can drive or bike down to St. Armands Key and make fun of all those silly tourists. Hey, it's better than picking the lint out from between your toes. "In the final analysis, the student is responsible for his or her education .. I think that's how the quote goes. You can double check me in that pile of schna they hand out during orien tation. Anyway, it's true. The fact is, if you want to get a good education at New College, you need to find your own path. Some people come in here thinking that since there are no core requirements, you can just drift through on a patchwork constellation of classwork and mush-brained ISPs held together by a little bit of spackling paste. They're wrong (most of the time). First of all, that no-core-requirements-thing is a lie. Trust me. I'm taking a foreign language this year. I don't want to take a foreign language. They don't like me. Most humanities majors, however, require three semesters of language. Remember, individual majors have require"SVRVIVAL GVIDE" CONTINUED ON PAGE 6
G The Catalyst August 24, 1994 "SURVIVAL GUIDE" CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 ments. Then there's The Thesis. Just to make sure that New College students are dedicated followers of their respective Gods of Academia, the Powers-That-Be declare that every sutdent shall write a thesis before she graduates. A thesis at New college is a trial-by-ordeal. Most students spend at least a year researching and writing their thesis, during which the Surgeon General considers them "at-risk" for developing cigarrette and caffeine addiction, heart conditions, and any of two hundred different manias and neurosis. The thesis project requires a dedication that can come only from an intense love of your area of study combined with a Puritanical disregard for your well-bemg. In short, slackers need not apply. Although it may not seem like it from my above diatribe, I really do love New College. Repeat, I LOVE NEW COLLEGE. It's the people, really. As screwed up as they are, most of my best friends in world to school here. We're one, big, happy (dysfunctional) farruly. I would do anything for them. So read what I have to say, but don't take it too, too seriously. I now leave you with one last one piece of advice to cheer your swollen hearts: When you're feeling blue, and all of life seems amiss, just remember this-A Novo Collegians greatest pleasure is to call his friends in Boise in the middle of February. From the Beach. Trust me, it's a hoot. Smile. We all end up learning the hard way. "BEACHES" CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3 out. South Lido is on the pass between Siesta Key and Lido Key. To get there you just continue driving south a mile or so from the main parking lot on the only road that goes south. There is a parklike entrance to South Lido with lots of trees, and many spots for picnicing. This beach is the smallest of the Lido beaches and is also often fairly empty. The view of the sunset is not as dramatic as at North Lido, since part of this beach curves around and faces the land. Longboat Key is unusual in that there is virtually. no public beach on the entire island. This is the. Key that IS most developed with condominiums and vacation homes, and people for whom a major life crisis is finding a fourth for tennis. However, there is one fantastic beach called Beer Can Island on the north end of the key. This is an incredibly long stretch of sand that curves around and encloses a wooded area that faces the pass between Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island. This beach is very deserted, since there is very little public parking anywhere at all, and only a hidden beach access. To get to it, drive as far on Longboat as you can, and watch for the last road on the left before the bridge. Tum there and follow the road to the right to a turnaround that has a little sign about a beach, and a few parking spots. Then you can get out and walk at one of the more deserted and natural spots left on the West Coast. Over the longboat bridge onto Anna Maria Island are several other public beaches such Coquina Beach and Bradenton Beach, both of which are much more populated, less wooded and closer to roads and traffic. Siesta Key, further to the south than Lido or Longboat, also offers some remarkable fro.nt. You get to Siesta by going south on US 41, passmg Ringling Cause way, and continuing until you see signs for the north bridge at Siesta Drive. Once on the island. from the North. Bridge, follow the only main road to the nght, and you .will eventually drive through Siesta Village and end up at Stesta Beach. There are several parking lots and beach access walkways, with a pavillion, volleyball courts, tennis courts, a softball field, and picnic areas. This is a very crowded beach, with lots of locals, young people and beach bunnies. For a truly secluded beach, Turtle Beach at the sou them end of Siesta Key is the place to go. There is a south bridge to Siesta at Stickney Point Road off of US 41, and it takes about half an hour to get to the beach from New College. Just go as far south as you can Siesta Key, and you will be able to park there. The beach 1s so remote and private that it is even possible to safely camp out there at night, although the mosquitos can be quite a challenge. Siesta Key is connected to Casey Key to the south, and the beach is very long, and impossible to get to unless one walks very far, or takes a boat and parks it on the bayside. On weekdays, one can have privacy on large areas of the beach, see the buildings of the city of Sarasota in the distance, and marvel at the tropical paradise that you live in so close to "civilization". That's about it for the beach report. You are very lucky to be here. Rick Doblin, a New College student from 1971 to 1987, currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he is working in a Ph.D. drug law research program for the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS Margo Hammond, book editor of the St. Petersburg Times, will judge the 1994 Bayboro Fiction Contest. The contest, sponsored each year by Society for Advancement of Poynter Library, is open to all USF students registered part or full-time for fall semester, 1994. One previously unpublished short story of 2500 words or less may be submitted. Entries should be typed on one side of 8x11 paper. Please double space. Provide two copies of each submission. TAKE CARE TO RETAIN ORIGINALS because the copies will not be returned. All copies will be considered anony mously. The title of your story and the page number should appear on each page of the manuscript. 00 NOT include your name on the manuscript. Instead, attach a cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, social security number, campus, major, and U1e title of your work. Deadline is October 12, 1994. Prizes are $250 for first place, $100 for second and third places. Submit your entry to: Fiction Contest, c/o Theodora Aggeles, P.O. Box 11435, St. Petersburg, FL 33733. Winners will be announced before the end of the term. ... ............ The University Police Department's annual Lost and Found Auction will be held Wednesday, September 28th, at noon in Sudakoff Center. The auction is to dispose of personal property lost or abandoned on the campus. The auction is open to the public and anyone may attend and bid on items to be auctioned. Items to be auctioned include: bicycles, watches, jewelry, clothing, and other miscellaneous items. All proceeds from the auction will be used to benefit the USF Student Scholarship and Loan Fund. For more info, contact University Police at 359-4210 ............... The Old Fashioned New England Clambake, co-hosted by the New College Foundation and SunBank/Gulf Coast, will be held on Friday, October 14, from 6:30pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets are $60 per person with proceeds going to benefit New College. The long awaited athletic field should be finished this November, according to Fitness Center Director Judy Roningan. The field will include a softball diamond, soccer field, and a jogging trail. ....... A warning from your friendly neighborhood campus cops: Beware of snakes! A number of the reptiles were forced to flee from their swampy holes in the drainage ditch behind the tennis courts when construction workers filled it in this past summer. Some of these snakes found new homes in water filled hollows across our wet, green campus ... ... ... ... .. The Sarasota County Crimestoppers program has come to the USF/New College Campus. Phone line 366-TIPS will now accept calls from persons wishing to help solve crimes anonymously and receive a cash reward in return. Student volunteers are being sought to form a panel that will eventually administer the program and distribute reward money. The panel will track the money and set amounts. Some misdemeanor crime solvers generally receive $24 tq $40. More serious offenses will generate substantially higher amounts. Ca1ls made to 366TIPS pertaining to our campus will be forwarded to the University Police for investigation. Anyone interested on being a member on the Campus Crimestoppers Board should contact Officer Steve Mislyan at University Police, 359-4210. .. ............ Additional police infom1ation: Ofc. Harvey St. John, shield #104, is the newest member of the Sarasota Univer sity Police. Corporeals Paul Shideler and Warren McCue both received promotions to rank of Seargant earlier in the summer. Finally, for those who don't already know or haven't hear, Ofc. Hugh Roarty is back to work after his extended leave last semester, a fact that he labels as "marvelous, simply f--marvelous." BRANT'S USED BOOKS Sarasota's Largest Established 1956 USED RARE COLLECTIBLE BUYSELLTRADESEARCH Wm. & Mary Sciarrella (813) 365-3658 3913 Brown Ave Sarasota, FL 34231 BUY SELL TRADE (813) 366-1373 USED O .P. RARE DOWNTOWN SARASOTA 1488 MAIN ST. SARASOTA, FL 34236 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK