Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Celebrity pastor Joel Osteen has more than one million followers on Twitter. According to Nielsen Media, more than 10 million Americans watch his televised sermons every Sunday morning. Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is the largest church in the...
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Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

Daughters for Life program ends due to lack of funding

For the first time since the start of the three-year pilot program in 2014, there are no Daughters for Life in the incoming cohort of 2018. Since 2010, the Daughters for Life Foundation, based in Toronto, Canada, has helped more...
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Pounds and pounds of cream cheese! 10 questions with Four Winds Manager Kira Albiez

Pounds and pounds of cream cheese! 10 questions with Four Winds Manager Kira Albiez

Tangent reporter, Cassie Manz, sat down with Kira Albiez (‘12), manager of the Four Winds, the student-run cafe on campus. Albiez has worked at Four Winds since the fall of 2015. She also attends school at the State College of...
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Looking to get into podcasts? Check out these podcasts that students love!

Looking to get into podcasts? Check out these podcasts that students love!

It was a surprise to me when, upon a quick Google search, I discovered that the first podcast was created in 2004, by Adam Curry and Dave Winer. Later that year, Ben Hammersley came up with the word “podcasting,” a...
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Popping the question: the benefits of marriage and living together for students

Popping the question: the benefits of marriage and living together for students

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 innovation and our [u]niquely brilliant motto, several students have tied the knot as a way of gaming...
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On loneliness, language barriers and living abroad: two students share their experiences studying abroad last semester

On loneliness, language barriers and living abroad: two students share their experiences studying abroad last semester

BY AUDREY WARNE AND CASSIE MANZ On language barriers Cassie: How has the experience of taking all of your classes in French been? Audrey: It’s been frustrating, but it’s also been good at certain points. Sometimes I’m sitting there and...
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Addressing the lack of diversity in Florida college presidents – starting with NCF

Addressing the lack of diversity in Florida college presidents – starting with NCF

Before 2008, every single United States president had been a White man. In 2018, the same is still true for New College of Florida. The president of New College does not carry the same weight or hold the same responsibilities...
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Searching for the real “old Florida”

Searching for the real “old Florida”

An old postcard from circa 1920 shows Mary’s chapel. (Photos courtesy of Gulf Coast Heritage Association)   The definition of “Old Florida” is more than what the magazines and newspapers describe. It’s not just quaint fishing towns and hole-in-the...
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Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

As alumnae/i gather on campus this weekend, we are reminded of the time-honored traditions that make New College New College: the memories alums will talk about when they see old friends for the first time in years. One respected ritual...
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Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

Andrej Babiš elected Czech Prime Minister while under investigation for fraud

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz On Oct. 20 and 21, voters took to the polls to elect Andrej Babiš as the new Prime Minister of the Czech Republic. The election spelled defeat for the country’s longstanding mainstream political parties, a continuation...
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