Making Black Latinidad visible

Making Black Latinidad visible

(All photos by Bree Nieves/Tangent)   From New York to Mexico, from Kenya to the local Sarasota community, one can notice that the experience of blackness is transnational and diasporic in nature. With that being said, Black History Month celebrates...
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Follow the free money: finding and securing the perfect scholarships and grants

Follow the free money: finding and securing the perfect scholarships and grants

College is expensive. There are all the regular fees for tuition, room and board, books, materials, mandatory fees and daily expenses, but also additional costs like study abroad and academic research. Students generally have a few options to make ends...
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Students measure value of cryptocurrencies

Students measure value of cryptocurrencies

Open distributed ledger technology–or “cryptocurrencies”–global market capitalization exploded from $20 billion in February of last year to $850 billion at its peak in the beginning of January 2018, forcing the hand of governments, banks and fo...
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Growth and nostalgia: Reunion Weekend 2018

Growth and nostalgia: Reunion Weekend 2018

(all photos Miranda Gale/Tangent)   The back porch at Four Winds was packed and not entirely with millennials for once. At the Nostalgia Coffeehouse event for the 2018 alumni reunion, former and current New College denizens of all ages squeezed...
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Police, payroll and parties: Walls attract controversy

Police, payroll and parties: Walls attract controversy

After a violent incident at a Wall between Sarasota locals and students in 2008, the administration instituted a policy requiring Walls, public school-sponsored parties, to end at 2 a.m. Students’ response to the 2 a.m. curfew was divided, but many...
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How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

How New College found its ‘Black Joy’

By Giulia Heyward The author of this article has been involved in the BHMPC for three years. She is also the creator and lead photographer behind the As We Are New College Project.       There once was a...
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Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

Towne Meeting addresses President’s absence

As alumnae/i gather on campus this weekend, we are reminded of the time-honored traditions that make New College New College: the memories alums will talk about when they see old friends for the first time in years. One respected ritual...
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The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

The waiting game: off-campus housing and the complex application process

  While many students may be looking forward to the end of the semester, others must secure lease agreements–and ultimately, their housing situation–before the spring semester begins. Around half of the students who apply to live off-campus are put on...
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Dance Collective prepares for showcase during high energy rehearsal

Dance Collective prepares for showcase during high energy rehearsal

  “One more time,” Matthew Bocanumenth shouted as Demi Lovato’s newest anthem, “Sorry Not Sorry,” blares through the fitness center. Now just over a week before the show, the dances for this semester’s Dance Collective are coming together. Aft...
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The ‘Sitcom’-edy Friends remind us why we love improv

The ‘Sitcom’-edy Friends remind us why we love improv

While cars were being loaded with laundry and bodies that were coming home, another group of students were lining up to enter the Black Box Theatre (BBT). Once chairs were full, students piled onto the floor, waiting in anticipation for...
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