Halloween Horror Nights scareactors face harassment and assault by park guests

Halloween Horror Nights scareactors face harassment and assault by park guests

Due to licensing, scareactors cannot say that someone played a specific role, the proper term is “hung out with ____ (character).” Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) is a popular seasonal event in which tourists and locals visit realistic scare zones and...
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33 candidates apply to be the new Executive Director of Outreach, Engagement and Inclusion

33 candidates apply to be the new Executive Director of Outreach, Engagement and Inclusion

A search committee has begun to review the resumes of applicants who have applied for the new position of Executive Director of Outreach, Engagement and Inclusion. On Oct. 8 the initial meeting for the search committee convened at 8 a.m....
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Paper contracts to be phased out by spring 2019

Paper contracts to be phased out by spring 2019

New College’s students have known the way of paper contracts for years. Meeting with advisers, during office hours or at the last minute, to discuss courses and goals for the semester and then scrambling to the Registrar’s Office with the...
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Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity at New College is increasing, albeit at a slow rate. Between the 2017 and 2018 cohorts there has been an increase by 3.4 percent in those who identify as African American or Black, a 3.2 percent increase in those...
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Florida amendment 13 could ban dog-racing

Florida amendment 13 could ban dog-racing

This November, Amendment 13 offers a chance for Florida voters to end greyhound racing in the state. Dog-racing has been practiced as a competitive sport in the United States for nearly a century, since the first commercial racetrack was opened...
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Students scramble to find funds to pay for study abroad after scholarships are retracted

Students scramble to find funds to pay for study abroad after scholarships are retracted

Students preparing to study abroad in the coming semesters were blindsided this fall by a change to the school’s study abroad funding policy: students are no longer able use their New College scholarships to offset study abroad costs. “They previously...
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Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Over the summer, a number of renovations were made to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. These included the installation of a new cafe, a set of new furniture and the removal of nine public computers. The reactions from the student...
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First year class size and performance metrics fail to provide yearly funding

As the campus changes to house a larger population of students and faculty, the school fails to bring in anticipated funding. These money problems stem from a failure to meet required state university performance metrics and a lack of first...
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Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

The incoming cohort of 2018 marks the smallest class size in eight years with only 222 students. The last time an incoming cohort was this small was in 2010, when there was 221 students. The 2015 cohort was the largest...
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SDS searches for new director following departure of Meighen Hopton

In an era of change—growth plans and mailboxes and coffee cafes—Director of Student Disability Services (SDS) Meighen Hopton was a constant for many students on campus seeking accommodations, like emotional support animals (ESAs) or help with classes and p...
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