Sincerely, The Black Kids: A movie preview

Sincerely, The Black Kids: A movie preview

New College is White. This comes as no surprise. However, to many, what does come as surprise is this: small, liberal arts, “far leftist” establishments such as NCF can also be environments where racism is propagated. Thesis student Miles Iton’s...
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Detailing the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

Detailing the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan

While a larger student base can give New College a better chance to rectify its weaknesses, there is a risk that a school of 1200 students losses the strength of a smaller community and institution. This 2017-2018 school year, Joy...
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The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The race to remember: the long and winding road to electing the 2018-2019 NCSA presidents

The 2018-9 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) presidential elections have now come and gone– twice. After controversy over interpretations of the Great Book, decisions made by Student Court and several last minute write-ins added to the  ballot, first-...
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A look at New College’s expanding budget

A look at New College’s expanding budget

“New College’s current overall budget is transformational in relation to past years,” Vice President for Finance and Administration John Martin told the Tangent in an interview. The school’s total budget increased from $36,583,086 to $46,375,205 betwee...
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‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

A crowd of 300 is no easy feat at a small, liberal arts college’s campus. With faculty support and cancelled classes came the perfect environment for students, professors and local Sarasota activists to show up for the #Enough NCF Walkout...
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What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

For the third time in New College history, beehives will occupy our campus. The college is participating in the Sarasota Honey Company’s Host-A-Hive Program, in which Owner and Head Beekeeper Alma Johnson will manage and maintain the hives while the...
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Day(s) of Dialogue: students to take “ACTIONS” addressing U.S. immigration policy

Day(s) of Dialogue: students to take “ACTIONS” addressing U.S. immigration policy

For 2018, Day of Dialogue will become ACTIONS–which stands for Active Conversations To Initiate Our Next Steps–and there will be no class cancellation for the events.  Instead, ACTIONS will take place over several days and will work around classes...
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Addressing the lack of diversity in Florida college presidents – starting with NCF

Addressing the lack of diversity in Florida college presidents – starting with NCF

Before 2008, every single United States president had been a White man. In 2018, the same is still true for New College of Florida. The president of New College does not carry the same weight or hold the same responsibilities...
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How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

Since its beginning stages in spring of 2016, the Growth Plan has been an extensive project at the forefront of the administration. The plan is advertised as “a transformational moment in New College history,” in which the college will expand...
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Growth and nostalgia: Reunion Weekend 2018

Growth and nostalgia: Reunion Weekend 2018

(all photos Miranda Gale/Tangent)   The back porch at Four Winds was packed and not entirely with millennials for once. At the Nostalgia Coffeehouse event for the 2018 alumni reunion, former and current New College denizens of all ages squeezed...
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