Securing summer internships: on-campus tools and takes

Securing summer internships: on-campus tools and takes

As the semester comes to a close, students are longing for summer. While many plan to spend their break travelling, working, relaxing by the beach or all three, some intend to gain relevant career experience through summer internships. “Students, we...
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Better beekeeping: how Alma Johnson is diversifying the honey industry

Better beekeeping: how Alma Johnson is diversifying the honey industry

A recent partnership with the Sarasota Honey Company (SHC) brought beehives to campus, providing educational opportunities to students, pollen to the food forest and, eventually, honey to the Four Winds Cafe. In addition to advocating for environmental respons...
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What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

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

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 and maintain the hives while the...
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How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

Since its beginning stages in spring of 2016, the Growth Plan has been an extensive project at the forefront of the administration. The plan is advertised as “a transformational moment in New College history,” in which the college will expand...
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The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

  While many students may be looking forward to the end of the semester, others must secure lease agreements–and ultimately, their housing situation–before the spring semester begins. Around half of the students who apply to live off-campus are put on...
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Black Friday: sales, swarms and student workers

Black Friday: sales, swarms and student workers

    For some students, the Thanksgiving holiday provided a time to relax, eat food and catch up with family. For others, the break was inevitably interrupted by Black Friday. Black Friday, regarded as the first day of the holiday...
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Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but have also created drawbacks for families going through certain circumstances. Often the deciding factor for whether or...
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Deadliest New York City terror attack since 9/11

Deadliest New York City terror attack since 9/11

Twenty-nine-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov drove a rental truck through a pedestrian and bike lane along the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 in the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11....
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26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

26 reported dead in Texas church shooting

A gunman opened fire at a Sunday service at a small Baptist church in rural Texas, killing at least 26 people in the state’s deadliest mass shooting. The gunman was identified as 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley, an Air Force veteran...
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“Rogue Twitter employee” deletes Trump’s account

“Rogue Twitter employee” deletes Trump’s account

Whether he’s bashing “Crooked H,” boasting about America’s nuclear superiority or advocating that the National Football League (NFL) should “Fire or suspend!” players who kneel during the national anthem, President Donald Trump has created a strong...
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