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NCF wins Turkey Bowl

With a truck loaded with free beer, Donal O’Shea wearing a jersey reading “Luck of the Irish” and a combination of Ringling and New College students and supporters watching on, the New College Null Set beat the Ringling Armadillos 30-0...
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Master’s Program approved for 2015

The Florida Board of Governors approved a long-sought-after master’s program in data science early November, paving the way for the Fall 2015 semester to offer a place for graduate students at New College. The program will be small and selective,...
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Fast food workers earn $20 per hour in Denmark

Earlier this year, protests emerged across the United States as fast food workers demanded an increase to $10 hourly base pay. Across the globe, however, workers in the same positions are earning at least twice that. The base wage for...
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Earth’s timeline fitted to the Dort Promenade

Scientific research and centuries of physical evidence has convinced scientists to approximate the Earth’s existence at 4.6 billion years. Visiting Professor of Biology Christopher Frost took his General Biology class on a journey through the Earth’s timel...
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Food, music and fun: Hispanic Fall Festival

Food, music, and dancing could all be found at the 12th annual Hispanic Fall Festival held by the St. Jude Catholic Church of Sarasota. The festival, which was held this past Saturday, Nov. 7, brought together the cultures of 15...
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Sarasota’s consignment culture helps community

As the weather cools down and autumn settles in, sweaters and boots are drawn out of the closet. Sarasota County offers an intriguing variety of thrift stores and consignment shops, including one of the largest Goodwill stores in the region....
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Hope for justice in Ferguson

Amongst Ebola hysteria and midterm elections, it appears the officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., this summer has taken the back burner in terms of relevant news. Within the next couple of days, the grand jury...
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‘It’s On Us’: Sexual assault culture on campuses

Conservative radio host Dennis Prager made a bold claim at his St. Petersburg college appearance to get out the vote for the governor’s race when he declared that rape culture does not exist. The claims, Prager alleged, of the existence...
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Campus composting strives for sustainability

Food waste is one of the top three components in landfills and leads to the emission of methane, which is 23 times more harmful a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Based on calculations done by third-year and former Compost TA...
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Artspace begins developing plans for artist community

By Leigh Barber   With a thriving art scene and rich culture, Sarasota beckons to all kinds of artists. It is home to several museums and performing arts centers that draw crowds from all across the globe. Unfortunately, the phrase...
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