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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Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

Nazis wipe out Czech town as retribution for Nazi officer’s assassination

SUBMISSION by Cassie Manz   This article contains information that may be troubling and upsetting to read. It discusses the brutal murder of men, women, and children by the Nazis during World War II. Mentions of concentration camps, deathly gas...
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Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

Žižkov TV tower loses its ten crawling baby sculptures

SUBMISSION BY CASSIE MANZ Several blocks from my apartment resides the second ugliest building in the world. Ignorant of this harsh label, the tower stands out from the Prague skyline as a relic of the country’s communist past. The Žižkov...
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SUBMISSION: Legend surrounds small village in Czech Republic

SUBMISSION: Legend surrounds small village in Czech Republic

At 8 a.m. the train station is buzzing with energy. People walk past with massive backpacks, looking like they know exactly where they’re going and where they need to be. Most of the time, I still feel lost and in...
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A night of plies and hoorays: Dance Collective

A night of plies and hoorays: Dance Collective

The anticipation was palpable in the room. There is magic and mystery in the moments before a show, when an auditorium is pitch black and all one can do is wait for whatever comes next.What followed was a crowd-pleaser, as...
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