The Waterfront: a short history

The Waterfront: a short history

  27*22.80N, 082*33.89W. For generations of water-loving students, this coordinate point marks the first place they rigged a sailboat, went on an afternoon-long kayaking adventure or learned how to windsurf. While this is a place in common to many cohorts,...
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What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

What’s the buzz? Environmental Studies students bring beehives back to campus

For the third time in New College history, beehives will occupy our campus. The college is participating in the Sarasota Honey Company’s Host-A-Hive Program, in which Owner and Head Beekeeper Alma Johnson will manage and maintain the hives while the...
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Installations, Portraits, Video: how can you really thesis?

Installations, Portraits, Video: how can you really thesis?

Up until the summer of your third year at New College, the thesis project seems something of a myth, the final undergraduate proposal of knowledge. Even when you’re an underclassman and have friends that are thesis students—you don’t really know...
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Wake – Living With/In Disaster

Wake – Living With/In Disaster

Not all thesis’ are alike and rarely any are site-specific. For Rachel Ceciro a literature and anthropology thesis student, site and environment are more than important to her work this thesis year. Specifically, she has reimagined the body of water...
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Day(s) of Dialogue: students to take “ACTIONS” addressing U.S. immigration policy

Day(s) of Dialogue: students to take “ACTIONS” addressing U.S. immigration policy

For 2018, Day of Dialogue will become ACTIONS–which stands for Active Conversations To Initiate Our Next Steps–and there will be no class cancellation for the events.  Instead, ACTIONS will take place over several days and will work around classes...
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Medieval and Renaissance Conference attracts scholars from around the world

Medieval and Renaissance Conference attracts scholars from around the world

The words “medieval studies” may conjure images of stuffy old men clad in wool, smoking pipes, polishing pocket watches and debating the ecclesiastical reforms of Pope Gregory VII. However, nothing could be further from the truth, and on Mar. 8-10...
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How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

How the Growth Plan will impact academics, student life, and campus spaces

Since its beginning stages in spring of 2016, the Growth Plan has been an extensive project at the forefront of the administration. The plan is advertised as “a transformational moment in New College history,” in which the college will expand...
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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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