West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

  Students and faculty lined up in rows to the sound of beating drums as they danced in synchronized movements as Professor of Sociology Mecca Zabriskie instructed them where to go. A nod to the African Goddesses tutorial taught this...
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Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but have also created drawbacks for families going through certain circumstances. Often the deciding factor for whether or...
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Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

  The final deadline for submission of all necessary paperwork, which includes approval from a student’s advisor and their home institution’s Cross-Registration Coordinator, is set for this upcoming Nov. 22 and it seems most students having interest i...
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The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

A 2016 report by the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness revealed that there are 1,468 people in Manatee and Sarasota counties who are homeless. 497 reside in Manatee County and 971 in Sarasota County. This report disclosed a 207 person...
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In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

“Everything that has a possibility of going wrong has gone wrong,”  third-year and New College Student Alliance Chief of Staff (NCSA CoS) Katie Thurston said. It may not be apparent to the casual reader of meeting minutes or the once-a-year...
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Bayfront Clambake raises over $240,000 for international and out of state student scholarships

Bayfront Clambake raises over $240,000 for international and out of state student scholarships

  Bikes and bare feet are a common sight at the bay. So when over 300 Sarasota residents arrived to mingle, eat seafood and participate in an auction, it could only mean one thing: the 39th annual New England Clambake...
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Remembering Professor Glenn Cuomo

Remembering Professor Glenn Cuomo

  During a staff appreciation event last Friday, Nov. 3, New College of Florida President Donal O’Shea made the following remarks: “Glenn had an acute eye for the absurd, and he could talk at length on some oddity or other,...
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Jennifer Lin awarded second place in Division G Toastmasters competition

Jennifer Lin awarded second place in Division G Toastmasters competition

While students were finally winding down from a week of midterms and preparing for their fall break adventures, members from the campus Toastmasters chapter were partaking in the Fall 2017 Toastmasters Humorous Speech and Table Topics Contest in Division G,...
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Funding for art resources draws a blank

Funding for art resources draws a blank

As students gathered to support the pre-thesis art show, various works were admired for their aesthetics, deeper meanings and connections to the artists. Though some appreciate the time and process that it takes to create the pieces, most fail to...
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Graffiti and hot wax: the lost tradition of NCF print culture

Graffiti and hot wax: the lost tradition of NCF print culture

Hidden under layers of paint and within dusty cabinets are some of the most vivid records of daily life on campus in days long past. Unknown to many current students and recent alumnae/i, before student discourse largely migrated to the...
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