Trump announces allowance of release of JFK assassination

Trump announces allowance of release of JFK assassination

For historians and conspiracy theorists alike, Oct. 26, 2017—the scheduled date on which classified government files regarding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy were to be released—has been a day to look forward to for years now. Despite...
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McDonald’s to test vegan products in Finland

McDonald’s to test vegan products in Finland

  Tampere, Finland, will be ground zero for McDonald’s testing-stage product, the McVegan. The meatless burger will have a soy patty and can be served with vegan fries, according to McDonald’s Finland Marketing Director Christoffer Rönnblad. The McVe...
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NBA season opens up to major injuries

NBA season opens up to major injuries

Within the first six minutes of the first game of the 2017-2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) season, Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward’s year was likely over, dislocating his ankle and fracturing his tibia after falling awkwardly. The very next nig...
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Giant tree rat species, Uromys vika, found at last

Giant tree rat species, Uromys vika, found at last

  What lives in trees, is a foot-and-a-half long, can punch holes in coconuts with its teeth and has eluded mammalogists for two decades?   For all of the aspiring naturalists out there, the answer is the newly discovered Uromys...
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US vote on death penalty causes outrage

US vote on death penalty causes outrage

In a turn of events that appalled activists, allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community, the United States voted against a United Nations (UN) motion at the Human Rights Council in Geneva that urged states that had not already abolished...
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Miami Dolphins offensive line coach caught snorting white substance, resigns

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach caught snorting white substance, resigns

“I am resigning from my position with the Miami Dolphins and accept full responsibility for my actions,” Dolphins’ offensive line coach Chris Foerster said in an official statement on Oct. 9, less than a day after a video of the...
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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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New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela

New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Catalyst will be featuring briefs focused on latinx narratives in order to celebrate the month (9/15-10/15)!   President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban, formerly known as Executiv...
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