CBD provides the benefit of weed without the high

CBD provides the benefit of weed without the high

2018 has been a hallmark year for Cannabidiol (CBD) products. CBD is one of the over 100 chemicals in cannabis, according to USA Today. Due to the fact that CBD sale and use is legal in Florida, accessible and can...
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The problems of “ethical” holiday shopping

The problems of “ethical” holiday shopping

Shopping for the holidays can be dizzying. Consumers live in an era where the options are nearly as boundless as the imagination itself. Unfortunately, this abundance of affordable gift selections does not come without both environmental and human costs. It...
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Thesis students talk alternative research methods

Thesis students talk alternative research methods

It turns out that shark tagging and the band Queen have something in common: each are thesis research topics for New College’s 2015 cohort. For reasons ranging from limited information on a topic to desire to work outside of the...
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Paper contracts to be phased out by spring 2019

Paper contracts to be phased out by spring 2019

New College’s students have known the way of paper contracts for years. Meeting with advisers, during office hours or at the last minute, to discuss courses and goals for the semester and then scrambling to the Registrar’s Office with the...
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How to be culturally considerate this Halloween

How to be culturally considerate this Halloween

October is underway, meaning the Florida air is still hot and Halloween is approaching.  Characteristic of this holiday season is candy, ghouls, pumpkins and, of course, Halloween costumes. As the 31st approaches, I ask anyone reading this to self-reflect and...
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Roxane Gay visits Tampa

Roxane Gay visits Tampa

“It’s okay kids, major in English, it’s going to be fine,” New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist and Hunger Roxane Gay said to a crowd of eager University of South Florida (USF) students. Gay recently graced Tampa with...
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What is this shift? A brief discussion of the new tutorial forms

Anyone participating in a tutorial this semester has had to take note of the school’s departure from sponsor initials on contracts. Now, perhaps due to the ongoing Growth Plan-era struggle for standardization, students are required to fill out an additional....
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Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Sarasota: The pro-life alternative to Planned Parenthood

Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Sarasota: The pro-life alternative to Planned Parenthood

In the state of Florida, there are around 200 crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) and only about 30 Planned Parenthood clinics, according to Planned Parenthood Regional Organizer Annie Rosenblum. The former consists of mostly faith-based, non-profit organizations ...
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Horoscopes for the 9/12 issue

Horoscopes for the 9/12 issue

Rejoice, for it is Virgo season! Hopefully the trademark Virgo characteristic of organization will equate to everyone getting and keeping their shit together as the semester begins. Aries: You are in the driver’s seat, because that is just who you...
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First Towne Meeting of the semester held

First Towne Meeting of the semester held

Held in the Hamilton “Ham” Center due to soggy outdoor conditions, the productive, first Towne Meeting took place. Several New College Student Alliance (NCSA) positions were appointed. These included third-year Gina Vasquez as Vice President of Green Affai...
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