May the Fourth be with you: New College Celebrates “Star Wars” day.

May the Fourth be with you: New College Celebrates “Star Wars” day.

The Australian Senate celebrated “Star Wars” day by starting a intergalactic twitter war tweeting, “It’s a shame there isn’t a Galactic house of Representatives @AbouttheHouse [the official Twitter of the Australian house of Representatives] #StarWarsDay.” The Russian Embassy in the...
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The poetry of place:  Local poetry reading event with Ryan G. Van Cleave and Donald Morril

The poetry of place: Local poetry reading event with Ryan G. Van Cleave and Donald Morril

Blue-star houses, Britney Spears’ boobs and the Flash were only a few of the topics discussed at the poetry reading held at New College. The event took place in a room which Creative Writer in Residence and visiting Professor, Reginald...
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Human Rights Vigil Sends a Message to Representative Vern Buchanan

Human Rights Vigil Sends a Message to Representative Vern Buchanan

The words “Love Thy Neighbor” lit up the night at a “Love Thy Neighbor” human rights vigil organized by All of Us Sarasota on Thursday, April 13. The phrase was spelled out by large signs each with one letter in...
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Students go hungry for justice: Activists demand that Wendy’s come to the table with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Students go hungry for justice: Activists demand that Wendy’s come to the table with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

For one week, four New College Students – and one student from Valencia College in Orlando – camped out inside of a tent on Z-Green to support a nationwide boycott of Wendy’s called on by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers...
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Breaking down Trump’s budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget promises to raise defense spending by $54 billion without changing the dollar amount of the overall budget. Which seems promising at first glance,  however, the proposed budget requires cuts to important industries t...
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Steven Udotong: The first  black student to build a nuclear fusor machine

Steven Udotong: The first black student to build a nuclear fusor machine

In light of  recent cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and climate change fighting organizations, Steven Udotong plans to make his contribution to alternative energy by building a nuclear fusor machine. Utodong is a 16-year-old black student fr...
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Emmy Perez: Bilingual poet breaks down borders

Emmy Perez: Bilingual poet breaks down borders

Poet Emmy Perez uses language to beautifully describe this terrifying issue, which directly affects her community in the Rio Grande border. Splitting her poetry into two languages like the border wall splits her community, Perez uses words to express her...
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School Board fails to deliver resolution to transgender bathroom debate

The room was nearly empty by the time that the public hearings began at the School Board Meeting on March 7. After Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students showed off their robots and the School Board recognized their all-state...
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Labrador-Rodriguez sparks dialogue on future US-Cuban relations within New College

In Ybor City, the historic factory where Jose Marti gave a speech known as “Con Todos, y para el Bien de Todos”  (“with all and for the good of all” in english) to cigar workers has been transformed into a...
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Students learn black history from award-winning film ‘Hidden Figures’

Nine hundred students buzzing around the lobby of a movie theater chatting with friends and staff poised to see a movie that they had been studying for days. With a specially designed curriculum to accommodate it’s everyday lessons into their...
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