I attempted to re-live Spring Breakers so you don’t have to

I attempted to re-live Spring Breakers so you don’t have to

In 2012, enfant terrible filmmaker Harmony Korine changed the discourse around a college rite of passage: Spring Break. His abject, star studded film Spring Breakers featured all the tropes of neon bikinis, binge drinking and EDM, interspersed with robberies, drug...
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Lifestyles of the manufactured and manicured: an exploration of Lakewood Ranch

Lifestyles of the manufactured and manicured: an exploration of Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch is trying very hard to be someplace. It does not simply want to be another housing development–and in many ways, it’s not. For one, it’s huge: in addition to 12 neighborhoods–referred to as “villages”–there’s also 150...
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The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

Reports of how millennials are “killing real estate,” along with diamonds, chain restaurants and cable television, are everywhere. According to Australian real estate mogul Tim Gurner in a May 2017 interview with 60 Minutes, young people are more intereste...
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Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten Republican dominance

Democratic wins in Virginia and New Jersey threaten Republican dominance

A number of states participated in off-year elections last Tuesday, Nov. 7, making predominantly Democratic choices. In measures both statewide and local, voters elected new officials and made ballot decisions that skewed away from the Republican dominance of ...
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Alum Jeb Lund talks freelance journalism, online personas and his huge Twitter following

Alum Jeb Lund talks freelance journalism, online personas and his huge Twitter following

Jeb Lund (‘97) is known for being both serious and comedic. His work as a writer is political, careful and consequential in tone. His Twitter account, on the other hand, with over 70,000 followers, often ranges from topically humorous to...
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III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival

III Points: a review and recap of Miami’s premiere music festival

Miami’s III Points music, arts and technology festival sold out at its Wynwood venue on the weekend of Oct. 13, delivering three days of eclectic but approachable electronic music, hip-hop and undefinable art. Now in its fifth year, the festival...
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Bike shoppe or boys club? Campus cyclists address inclusivity

Bike shoppe or boys club? Campus cyclists address inclusivity

  Bicycles can be intimidating, from the mechanics to the culture to the physical ability required of simply riding. For the campus bike repair co-operative, the Bike Shoppe, student TAs are trying to change that sense of intimidation – and...
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CIW Women’s Group launch mobile museum campaign on sexual violence in agriculture

CIW Women’s Group launch mobile museum campaign on sexual violence in agriculture

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) women’s group has announced a new education and action campaign called “Harvest without Violence” to address issues of sexual harassment and assault against women farmworkers. The campaign is part of the broader B...
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Campus police release Annual Security Report (ASR)

Campus police release Annual Security Report (ASR)

The New College Police Department (NCPD) has shared their Annual Security Report (ASR) detailing the rates of various crimes on campus.   The report offers a comparative look at crime rates between 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as fire...
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Yale joins list of schools opting for gender-neutral terminology

Yale joins list of schools opting for gender-neutral terminology

  Yale’s official documents will soon sound much like New College’s. After deliberation from students, faculty and administration, Yale University in New Haven, CT, will no longer utilize gendered terms such as “freshman” and “upperclassmen” i...
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