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Students raise money to help Uganda orphanage's goal for higher education

Between 14 swimmers, a total of 719 laps were swum on Sat., May 5 during the Swim for Africa event at the New College pool. The money raised during the event will go toward KUMI Friends, an organization that helps...
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Harry Truman one-man show comes to Sarasota's Cook Theatre

all photos courtesy of Larry McGee According to actor Jack Rabito, the one-man show titled “Give ‘Em Hell Harry” is not just for history students or “political geeks.” Rather, Rabito feels that the average New College student will enjoy the...
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Taylor Meredith/Catalyst Thesis student Oliver Peckham is caught walking around the library with a sticker in his beard. After the on-campus teach-in that took place Feb. 14, it was noted that some New College students felt out of place amidst...
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Thesis student Johannah Birney steps up as new Four Winds manager

Her first job was as a four-year-old hostess at a steak house her dad managed. Now, after years of having worked with her restaurateur parents, thesis student Johannah Birney is ready to take on the challenge of being the new...
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Wheeler retires after more than 30 years at New College

Taylor Meredith/Catalyst Jan Wheeler sits at the central location of the Writing Resource Center. Assistant Director Natalie Catasús says that while it’s bittersweet to see Wheeler go, she thinks Wheeler “would agree that a big change like this ...
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WrestleMania comes to Miami

all photos courtesy of Kendreah Byron Attendance records were broken for the Sun Life Stadium in Miami when over 78,000 wrestling fans gathered for WrestleMania XXVII. The televised event featured famous wrestlers such as Kane, The Undertaker and Chris Jericho...
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Students balance academics with off-campus work

Rigorous academic schedules and social lives are sometimes difficult enough to simultaneously maintain by themselves. Many students, however, have to add one more element to their juggling act: off-campus employment. Third-year Emily Ryan has worked the conces...
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Student promotes safer sex through SYRF

photos courtesy of Ilene Gillispie A common misconception regarding members of religious or spiritual groups is that, in regards to abortion, they’re all anti-choice. Thesis student Ilene Gillispie sat down with the Catalyst to say otherwise. She spoke about...
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Peace Corps volunteers share their stories with students

photo courtesy of Natalie Rector Natalie Rector with a group of high schoolers she taught in Nepal. Depending on where participants go as Peace Corps volunteers, they may be the first Americans that many people have met in the flesh....
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Provost Stephen Miles gives opinion on teach-in

Taylor Meredith/Catalyst Miles speaks during the teach-in. “There were things people were saying that I don’t think they’ve had the forum to say before,” Professor of Music and Provost Stephen Miles said. “I think it was beneficial for everyone.” T...
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