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New College catches some zzz’s

  For New College students, finals week means late-night studying. Some students take the traditional route of studying in the library, others at coffee shops, and some even have the wherewithal to study for hours in their rooms. On average,...
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NCF, Ringling, and USF trading spaces

  As of this year, a new and exciting opportunity has arisen for New College students. It is now possible to take classes at either the University of South Florida Sarasota, or Ringling College of Art and Design. The courses...
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Dog infects four Colorado residents with plague

  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a plague-infected dog spread its disease to four Colorado residents, the first report of a dog infecting a human with the plague in the U.S. The 2-year-old American...
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Students vote for Swamp PCP theme

  Fog, foliage and the tombstones of past thesis projects will soon decorate Palm Court and the remainder of campus as Swamp Palm Court Party (PCP) takes over New College. Students have voted in favor of thesis student James Carillo’s...
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California governor extends global warming reduction plan

  California’s Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to expand the state’s current program; he aims to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 compared to that of 1990. Brown stated that global warming is “an...
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Prosecutor claims Islamic extremists planned failed attack on Vatican

  Italian prosecutor Mauro Mura believes the Islamic extremists who are suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out. Mura reported in a press conference...
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Norway to end use of FM radio

Norway’s government recently announced that within the next two years they would get rid of FM radio, the first country in the world to do so. By January 2017, they are hoping to switch over to digital radio entirely. Thorhild...
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The truth about finger cracking

People who crack their fingers have been given flack for years from non-finger crackers who say it causes arthritis. Recently, however, that myth has been dispelled. The age-old finger cracking mystery apparently comes from a bubble forming in the fluid...
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Loretta Lynch announced as new Attorney General

On Friday, April 17, President Obama called out the Senate for stalling his nomination of Loretta Lynch as attorney general. This was the longest wait for a nominee in three decades. “Enough. Enough. Call Loretta Lynch for a vote, get...
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Hillary Clinton announces candidacy

With the upcoming election around the corner, the list of potential presidential candidates has continued to grow. Now Hillary Clinton has officially announced her intention to run for president in the 2016 elections, a decision that will make history in...
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