The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni

The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni

  “I talked to the roommate of the Dort door shitter. He said the Dort door shitter was Richard, and it was room 204,” third-year, Bianca Persechino said with a straight face to the Catalyst. “I don’t know if we...
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Remodeling College Hall in virtual reality

Remodeling College Hall in virtual reality

  New College has seen an introduction of virtual reality (VR) in the past, with a student incorporating it in their thesis a few years back. Now the modern phenomena has drawn interest for Computer Science Area of Concentration (AOC)...
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Huzzah and Cheers! The Sarasota Medieval Fair wraps up its fourteenth year

Huzzah and Cheers! The Sarasota Medieval Fair wraps up its fourteenth year

    The lingering smell of turkey legs and the distant sound of “cheers” and “huzzahs” signaled the return of the 14th annual Sarasota Medieval Fair. Hundreds of visitors, including several students, filed into the dusty parking lots of the.....
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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) production to feature an all women of color...
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Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 95 percent of college counseling centers reported that the number of students with significant psychological problems was a growing concern for their center. The same surve...
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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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The Florida Project movie review

The Florida Project movie review

  Cara Buckley, in their article on the “The Florida Project” for the New York Times (NYT) uses the  inappropriate adjective “vituperative”–it means bitter and abusive–for one of the main characters, a mother named Halley played by Br...
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Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

White boards and markers were piled onto a table, inviting students to take them. I was prepared for the question I received from every individual who approached me just asking what they were suppose to say. I thought it was...
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Craigslist and campus’ rides

Craigslist and campus’ rides

  For every clump of Florida beach cruisers, at times lovingly and delightfully decorated with baskets and bells, a quietly spiffy Peugeot, an ostentatious Look or a vintage Schwinn struts around. The secret behind the concentration of fancy frames: Craig...
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SALSA^2: Latinx Club celebrates culture and community

SALSA^2: Latinx Club celebrates culture and community

  The infectious reggaetón, bachata and cumbia beats at Friday night’s Salsa^2 (pronounced “salsa squared”) event brought no shortage of booty-shaking and hip-swaying students to The Four Winds Cafe. This marks the third ever Salsa^2 event – name...
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