The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

The Student Coalition for Combating Homelessness and Poverty addresses increase in houseless population

A 2016 report by the Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness revealed that there are 1,468 people in Manatee and Sarasota counties who are homeless. 497 reside in Manatee County and 971 in Sarasota County. This report disclosed a 207 person...
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In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

In case you missed it: action-packed fall semester for the NCSA

“Everything that has a possibility of going wrong has gone wrong,”  third-year and New College Student Alliance Chief of Staff (NCSA CoS) Katie Thurston said. It may not be apparent to the casual reader of meeting minutes or the once-a-year...
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The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

The internet, propaganda’s new frontier: social media companies under fire in election meddling investigations

126 million―that’s the approximate number of American Facebook users the social media giant estimated were exposed to advertisements posted on the site by the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian marketing firm. 139 million―the total number of Ameri...
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Remembering Professor Glenn Cuomo

Remembering Professor Glenn Cuomo

  During a staff appreciation event last Friday, Nov. 3, New College of Florida President Donal O’Shea made the following remarks: “Glenn had an acute eye for the absurd, and he could talk at length on some oddity or other,...
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Million Hoodies Movement for Justice launches its National Week of Action

Million Hoodies Movement for Justice launches its National Week of Action

  Just after midnight last Thursday, a small group of student activists filed into the WSLR radio station to promote and discuss the Million Hoodies Movement for Justice National Week of Action. Million Hoodies formed in response to the 2012...
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Funding for art resources draws a blank

Funding for art resources draws a blank

As students gathered to support the pre-thesis art show, various works were admired for their aesthetics, deeper meanings and connections to the artists. Though some appreciate the time and process that it takes to create the pieces, most fail to...
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The ghost of reproductive rights past

The ghost of reproductive rights past

  One of the spookiest developments coming out of this October for women may be President Donald Trump’s move to roll back the Obama-era mandate that required birth control to be covered by workplace insurance. This decision was made in...
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Missing in action: understanding tree removal on campus

Missing in action: understanding tree removal on campus

  The recent removal of several trees on campus has garnered attention. The absence of trees, with their often large and unforgettable presence, is symptomatic of a larger issue concerning bureaucratic processes and lack of student input.   These tre...
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‘What they don’t teach you is how to deal with the aftermath’: Alum and KNPR producer Casey Morell on the Las Vegas shooting

‘What they don’t teach you is how to deal with the aftermath’: Alum and KNPR producer Casey Morell on the Las Vegas shooting

Alum Casey Morell (‘08) graduated from the New College of Florida in 2012 with an Area of Concentration (AOC) in Political Science/International and Area Studies. He served as the General Editor of the Catalyst during his thesis year before later...
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A brief history of the NCPD: past, present and future

A brief history of the NCPD: past, present and future

“Let me think of all the things that have changed so much,” Sergeant Mike Mahaney pondered, sitting in the driver’s seat of an unmarked squad car, a battleship grey Chevrolet Impala. Sgt. Mahaney, hired in 2003, is the New College...
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