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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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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