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Kayaking on Crystal River: Adventure’s just a paddle away!

  With turquoise freshwater, abundant and friendly fish, and the famous Florida manatee, the town of Crystal River, and the Three Sisters Spring in particular, is a hidden gem not to be missed, and only two hours away from Sarasota....
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Spotify popular among NCF students

  Companies big and small have been scrambling to get a leg up in a business where dealing with record labels, artists and piracy creates legitimate problems. Music streaming did not start or end with the Swedish company Spotify, but...
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How New College campus culture has changed

  Alum Lawrence Levine, Professor of Humanities Gordon “Mike” Michalson and Professor of Philosophy Aron Edidin, also an alum, talked to the Catalyst about changes in campus culture throughout their time here. “It was always a very accepting place, ...
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Get your Netflix fix: New College streaming habits

    Alongside access to a content library larger than a petabyte – which is a million gigabytes – Netflix users spend about a billion hours a month streaming, totaling 5.1 billion hours in quarter two (spring) of 2014. The...
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A conversation with the Darkroom TAs: Revealing one of campus’ darkest secrets

    Arguably one of the most underused resources, the darkroom, hidden away in the corner of Hamilton “Ham” Center, possesses an abundance of free film materials and learning opportunities for students. Third-year Tricia Johnson, current TA, and ...
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Thesis carrel crunch

    Hannah Gilbert AOC: Environmental Studies and Anthropology Thesis: qʷidiččaʔa·tx̌ / Makah: Cultural Self-Representation and the Struggle for Human Rights “My thesis is on cultural self representation as it relates to human rights stru...
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Baby fish make a big splash at Mote Marine Aquarium

  Mote’s new temporary exhibit “Oh Baby! Life Cycles of the Sea,” comes complete with a shark touch-tank, comic book theme and baby fish so small, a magnifying glass is needed to see them. The exhibit, which opened on Feb....
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Mote Marine celebrates its 60th Anniversary

In the midst of their 60th anniversary and the undertaking of a corresponding fundraiser called “Oceans of Opportunity,” Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium grieves for a special member of its family: the famous “Shark Lady” Eugenie Clark, founder of M...
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Indie makeup: an alternative for consumers

Cosmetics are a booming industry, generating more than $56 billion in the U.S. alone. Major brand names take most of the share, with companies like L’Oreal dominating the market. Big-name makeup brands including Nars, Urban Decay, Maybelline and Covergirl ar...
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Local band Set It Off begin Glamour Kills Tour with hometown show

  At some live shows, the connection between a band and their fans is tangible. Sustained by the venue’s atmosphere, the act’s willingness, and the crowd’s response, these concerts integrate performance and experience, uniting a space into a single ...
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