STEMfem-inist Friday: Perspectives from women faculty

STEMfem-inist Friday: Perspectives from women faculty

  Seven well-revered women faculty sat in an Academic Center of Excellence (ACE) classroom at the first Feminist Friday of the semester to discuss their experiences as women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. STEMfem-inist friday, organized by...
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Students partner with NOAA for undergraduate thesis research

Students partner with NOAA for undergraduate thesis research

After decades of plummeting shark populations around the world–with some species having declined by 50 percent in the last 15 years and others by around 80 percent–shark nursery areas have been on the rise thanks to federal and local efforts,...
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A look at sports today: protests across leagues, C.T.E. continuing to haunt NFL

A look at sports today: protests across leagues, C.T.E. continuing to haunt NFL

  CONTENT WARNING: Mention of Aaron Hernandez’s suicide   With September having come to an end, October brings along a great many things, including the Major League Baseball (MLB) Playoffs, the National Basketball Association (NBA) preseason—whi...
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Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid

Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid

Category-five storm Maria set its path on Puerto Rico, lashing the island and U.S. territory with 150+ mph winds as it made its initial landfall in Yabucoa around 6:35 a.m. on Sept. 20. The tremendous storm, larger than the country...
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How New College handles emergencies

How New College handles emergencies

  “Since 9/11, that’s when the designations of emergency manager started coming into play [at universities]. So it started evolving since then, it had nothing to do with hurricanes, it had to do with the terrorist attacks and the active...
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New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela

New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Catalyst will be featuring briefs focused on latinx narratives in order to celebrate the month (9/15-10/15)!   President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban, formerly known as Executiv...
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Walls continue to struggle under current management while Wallternatives keep dream alive

Walls continue to struggle under current management while Wallternatives keep dream alive

Last year’s struggle to maintain two Walls each weekend has not disappeared. Many students look forward to dancing the night away on weekends at the student-run parties. These events require the New College Police Department (NCPD) and Student Affairs to...
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Planned Parenthood trains escorts in preparation for pro-life protests

Planned Parenthood trains escorts in preparation for pro-life protests

    On a weeknight after hours, Sarasota’s Planned Parenthood saw an influx of people of different genders and ages gathered together for one reason: to attend escort training. As the group filled up a conference room, candy, wristbands and...
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Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

A protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attempted reform of the French Code du Travail (labor laws) halted traffic, closed down metro stations and led hundreds of riot police to take to the streets of Paris. The Parisian manifestation was...
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What now? A look at our politicians following Harvey and Irma

What now? A look at our politicians following Harvey and Irma

Over the course of a month, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated the lives of many, and have rendered people around the world fearful of a future where these storms only continue to build in strength due to climate change. While...
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