What are Instructional Evaluations and why do you have to do them?
As annoying as students may find the repeated emails requesting that they fill out their Instructional Evaluations, they're a pivotal way for students to make their voices heard in the academic sphere.

What are Instructional Evaluations and why do you have to do them?

The end of a semester is always accompanied by the same emails from the Office of the Provost, in which the subject line reads: New College Instructional Evaluation for fill in the blank. In someone’s first semester on campus, it is very common for students…

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How not to get sick over winter break
Winter break means many New College students are traveling home over state lines or internationally, which increases the possibility of getting sick. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

How not to get sick over winter break

As the final days of November begin to get crossed out on the calendar and the page flips to December, so approaches the end of another year of the world battling COVID-19. Obviously, this time of year always comes with a lot of traveling and…

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Chronicling live music post-COVID-19, featuring latest New College sensation Freelancer
glass beach performing at the Jacksonville venue, Archetype.

Chronicling live music post-COVID-19, featuring latest New College sensation Freelancer

In early 2020, in-person gatherings for live music performances had to be put on hold indefinitely. For months, musicians across the globe had to cancel tours and resort to playing live music the only safe way that they could: virtual concerts hosted over the Internet.…

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Following student concerns, B Dorm receives some crucial security updates
B Dorm residents have reported feeling neglected in the greater campus conversation on security updates.

Following student concerns, B Dorm receives some crucial security updates

In the last few months, students’ safety on campus has become a very significant issue that has continued to be addressed by both students and administration following a break-in at the Dort and Gold residence halls at the beginning of the semester. The incident forced…

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Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box
Act one of Mr. Burns. Photo taken by: Corey Christian. Photo courtesy of: Tim O'Donnell.

Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box

Since the start of the pandemic, the Performance at New College (PANC) production company has had to undergo several changes in order to put on its shows safely. In spring 2020, PANC staged a production of Carrie: the Musical, which stood out as different from…

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CGA’s Groovin’ in the Garden connects students to arts, crafts and nature
Located near old Caples and the carriage house on the bay side of campus, the Caples garden and food forest are one of New College's hidden gems.

CGA’s Groovin’ in the Garden connects students to arts, crafts and nature

The Caples campus has long been a beautiful and significant part of New College’s history. Outside of providing a home to various music and arts classes, the Caples campus also houses the school’s premier community garden, where students are free to pick fresh mulberries and…

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Student incentive vaccination program strives for total vaccination of student body
Latest news on vaccinations doled out in Florida throughout the last week. Courtesy of the Florida Department of Health.

Student incentive vaccination program strives for total vaccination of student body

Vaccination has become a hot-button topic in much of the United States, especially in Florida. With Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis threatening to pull funding from institutions that require vaccination, many Florida schools have elected to not require them, but to strongly encourage them. Being one…

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Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson: best protection against COVID-19
Three COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the FDA and are being widely distributed.

Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson: best protection against COVID-19

On Sept. 17, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report which compared the efficacy of the three vaccines currently available in the United States to protect against COVID-19. An important note of the report is that it measures the effectiveness of…

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