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Sarasota looks into Utah homeless program

  In 2006 the National Coalition for the Homeless ranked Sarasota the number one meanest city in The United States towards its homeless population. According to officials from the NCH, Sarasota’s primary crime was in banning anyone from sleeping in...
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South Carolina cop fired after violence against student

Officer Ben Fields from Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina was fired, a school official announced on October 28, following several viral videos that showed him pulling a black female student, still in her desk, onto the floor...
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Interfaith Council returns

The first New College Interfaith Council meeting in five years was held Nov. 3 with an open invitation. The council has been brought back amidst increasing tension in the student body, primarily in response to discussion about Israel and Palestine....
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China begins phasing out one-child policy

China’s controversial one-child policy is coming to an end in March of 2016, officials from the top family planning body announced on October 29. The policy was enacted in 1979 to stem the major growth of the population, which had...
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TEDxNewCollegeofFlorida initiative takes off

A bold interest thread caught students’ attention a few weeks ago. The email, sent by second-year transfer Heath Hawkins, advertised a new initiative planned for April 24, 2016 – TEDxNewCollegeofFlorida. “Since I transferred here in Fall 2014, I realized...
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Joffrey’s replaces Starbucks at Ringling

At the beginning of this year, those who walked into the Ringling’s gift shop for their caffeine fix from the cafe upstairs were surprised. The coffee shop, formerly a Starbucks, is now a locally owned coffee and tea company called...
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Four Winds Haunted House

  For college students, attractions such as Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando and Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Tampa can break the bank, but no fear: New College’s very own Four Winds Cafe will bring the experience...
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Robocalls may cost Publix $5 million dollars

Publix boasts the slogan “Shopping is a pleasure,” but recently customers were not pleased when to the company called them on their cellphones without their consent. Publix is one of the largest grocery store chains in the South, and it...
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69 dollar one way flights from U.S. to Europe

  For many students, traveling is thought of as part of the college experience. Some students take classes abroad and others travel simply to have a good time. Although traveling is an attractive idea, it can be impossible to afford...
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Fall brings first annual Pumpkin Patch Party

Fall is upon us. Although the Floridian climate does not lend itself to falling leaves, cool weather, and other seasonal indications, several on-campus autumn activities are scheduled for this season. The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) is getting involve...
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