Friday, 20 April 2018

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  • The crypto cheat sheet: what you need to know about currency - Bitcoin is a decentralized payments system. It is the first distributed ledger network of its kind. The descriptive word ‘distributed’ necessitates the decentralized character of this innovation. This necessarily disrupts centralized–traditionally institutional–actors’ presence in society. It is unclear how effective institutional authority’s regulation will be during a time when authoritative...
  • Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew - When’s the last time you went to the dentist? According to a recent Tangent survey, the answer might be too long ago. It’s an issue that goes beyond just our campus–between lack of insurance and living too far from home, the oral hygiene habits of millennials are quite literally rotting...
  • “Hello, this is Heather with account services”: Florida targeted in robocall rampage - The phone rings. I answer it and a tinny voice commands “Do not hang up!” The voice assures me that I won’t regret taking this opportunity to reduce the interest rate on my credit card. I don’t have a credit card. It’s another automated “robocall,” a dispatch from anonymous con...
  • How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all - Between routine misdiagnosis and the long history of excluding women’s bodies and symptoms in medical practice, women in the United States may be subject to subpar care when stepping foot into their doctor’s office or the emergency room. In her newly released book, Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad...
  • Life’s a beach – and then there’s “dead” trees - In a few years Beer Can Island may cease to exist. Affectionately known as “Dead Tree Beach” to students, the spot has been a popular place for hammock lovers and dolphin-watchers of all AOCs.   “Over the years, depending on hurricanes, sometimes it is connected [to Longboat] and sometimes it...

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The crypto cheat sheet: what you need to know about currency

The crypto cheat sheet: what you need to...

Bitcoin is a decentralized payments system. It is the first distributed ledger network of its kind. The descriptive word ‘distributed’ necessitates the decentralized...
Life’s a beach – and then there’s “dead” trees

Life’s a beach – and then there’s “dead”...

In a few years Beer Can Island may cease to exist. Affectionately known as “Dead Tree Beach” to students, the spot has been...
Popping the question: the benefits of marriage and living together for students

Popping the question: the benefits of marriage and...

At a school known for its nonconformity, marriages–one of the more traditional societal norms–happen more than one might imagine. In the spirit of...
On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student...

The annual senior thesis art student show opens at Caples in the Isermann Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, Apr. 13, from...
The Waterfront: a short history

The Waterfront: a short history

  27*22.80N, 082*33.89W. For generations of water-loving students, this coordinate point marks the first place they rigged a sailboat, went on an afternoon-long...
What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives...

For the third time in New College history, beehives will occupy our campus. The college is participating in the Sarasota Honey Company’s Host-A-Hive...

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Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses is hard to chew

Millennial Teeth: Why oral hygiene on college campuses...

When’s the last time you went to the dentist? According to a recent Tangent survey, the answer might be too long ago. It’s...
“Hello, this is Heather with account services”: Florida targeted in robocall rampage

“Hello, this is Heather with account services”: Florida...

The phone rings. I answer it and a tinny voice commands “Do not hang up!” The voice assures me that I won’t regret...
How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm” to us all

How misdiagnosis in women’s health is “doing harm”...

Between routine misdiagnosis and the long history of excluding women’s bodies and symptoms in medical practice, women in the United States may be...
Russia continues construction of natural gas pipeline

Russia continues construction of natural gas pipeline

The $400 billion deal between state energy giants China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Gazprom was apparently a boon for the People’s Republic...
Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in solidarity with March For Our Lives

Hundreds gather for protest at Bayfront Park in...

SUBMISSION BY CHARLIE LEAVENGOOD   A chorus of supportive car horns accompanied, “Hey! Hey! N-R-A How Many Kids Have You Killed Today?!” at...
Stout with the old, in with the brew: Growlers tapped for makeover by local restaurant group

Stout with the old, in with the brew:...

Known for trivia nights hosted by a variety of personalities, live music and a rotating list of draft beers ranging in locality from...

On Campus

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On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

The annual senior thesis art student show opens at Caples in the Isermann Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, Apr. 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition, entitled On the Precipice: Transitions + Thresholds, ...

New College & “The 305” connecting the coasts of the...

*Editor’s note: The author hosted CONCERT SUR LA BAY and FREESTYLE/FLOETRY/F*CKERY PCP with performers SDotBraddy, Yoshi Thompkins and Sekajipo present.*     Hip-hop may have been declared the most popular mu...

‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

A crowd of 300 is no easy feat at a small, liberal arts college’s campus. With faculty support and cancelled classes came the perfect environment for students, professors and local Sarasota activists to show up for the...

The Waterfront: a short history

  27*22.80N, 082*33.89W. For generations of water-loving students, this coordinate point marks the first place they rigged a sailboat, went on an afternoon-long kayaking adventure or learned how to windsurf. While t...

What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to...

For the third time in New College history, beehives will occupy our campus. The college is participating in the Sarasota Honey Company’s Host-A-Hive Program, in which Owner and Head Beekeeper Alma Johnson will manage a...