Spring break on a budget

Spring break on a budget

Midterm season is on the horizon for college students, but along with midterms comes spring break – a time to relax, recuperate and have fun. Students are starting to taste the freedom they have been longing for since the beginning...
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Whatever happened to our Walls?

Whatever happened to our Walls?

  It is a Friday night and Palm Court is empty. The year is 1971 and Florida has just become one of 30 states to have lowered the drinking age to 18 years old. There is a group of students...
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Venturing outside the bubble: New College and National Student Exchange

Venturing outside the bubble: New College and National Student Exchange

Study abroad is expensive. Like, way expensive. Fortunately, New College participates in the National Student Exchange (NSE), a nonprofit consortium of almost 200 schools. These schools exchange students through special programs that cut the cost of of study a...
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Zines, alums and students tell of Bike Shoppe’s past and present

Zines, alums and students tell of Bike Shoppe’s past and present

The Bike Shoppe began in a First Court Pei dorm room. Now in its 26th year in existence, and its 22nd year in its current location behind the Fitness Center, the Bike Shoppe has functioned primarily as a place just...
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From celebrating to spending: Holiday consumerism

It starts early: a grandparent calls in a panic mid-October to ask their grandchildren what they want for Christmas; shopping centers decorate their light posts with candy canes and shimmery plastic when Halloween has yet to arrive; when sticky-handed children...
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No tipping, no problem?: College students take on the ‘hospitality included’ initiative

  Some restaurants in New York City owned by mogul Daniel “Danny” Meyer are piloting a new “hospitality included” initiative, which is essentially just a euphemism for “no tipping.”  Meyer’s restaurant, the Modern, rolled out the policy Thu...
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The real nightmare of sleep deprivation

  Pulling all-nighters has become a sport at New College. And most students are participating in it. Although sleep deprivation might feel like an initiation into the “college life,” especially as finals approach, instead it’s a game to be forfeited...
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Urgent care centers and CWC options for medical services in college

When students move away from home, they are faced with a lot of challenges and new experiences, such as doing laundry, feeding themselves, and taking care of themselves if they get sick. When parents are no longer readily available to...
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How to host a music show 101

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An Aquarius, Libra and Sagittarius walk into the Bike Shoppe

As the oldest student-run organization on campus, the Bike Shoppe has discovered hundreds of wacky and unrecognizable bike frames in its time: a lime green, taller-than-normal bike currently sits in the far corner. The initiative to promote the maintenance and...
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