Police, payroll and parties: Walls attract controversy

Police, payroll and parties: Walls attract controversy

After a violent incident at a Wall between Sarasota locals and students in 2008, the administration instituted a policy requiring Walls, public school-sponsored parties, to end at 2 a.m. Students’ response to the 2 a.m. curfew was divided, but many...
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The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

The complicated reasons why millennials aren’t buying homes – and where students fit in

Reports of how millennials are “killing real estate,” along with diamonds, chain restaurants and cable television, are everywhere. According to Australian real estate mogul Tim Gurner in a May 2017 interview with 60 Minutes, young people are more intereste...
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How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

By Giulia Heyward The author of this article has been involved in the BHMPC for three years. She is also the creator and lead photographer behind the As We Are New College Project.       There once was a...
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Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

As alumnae/i gather on campus this weekend, we are reminded of the time-honored traditions that make New College New College: the memories alums will talk about when they see old friends for the first time in years. One respected ritual...
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The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

  While many students may be looking forward to the end of the semester, others must secure lease agreements–and ultimately, their housing situation–before the spring semester begins. Around half of the students who apply to live off-campus are put on...
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Experience New College: Prospective student events brings hundreds to campus

Experience New College: Prospective student events brings hundreds to campus

  Hurricane Irma had classes, work and businesses cancelled. While the roads were filled with Floridians leaving for nearby states, New College had to cancel its annual October Open House Event for prospective students. This is partly why Experience New.....
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Food pantry gains 501.3 (c) status

Food pantry gains 501.3 (c) status

From resident advisor (RA) events stocked with snacks, to the community Ham card present at the end of the semester, efforts to alleviate student hunger have often ran into complications. However, after a long process, a more permanent solution has...
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How arts funding can fill in gaps of institutional support

How arts funding can fill in gaps of institutional support

The following article is a continuation to the “Funding for art resources draws a blank” piece by Jacob Wentz. The previous article can be accessed online at ncfcatalyst.com.   As hopeful faculty hires provide presentations on Chilean protests and sci...
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Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid is a chemical capable of corroding paper, metal and human skin. It has the potential to cause blindness, and is unique in its ability to also cause thermal burns as a result of dehydration. This chemical can be...
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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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