Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid scare highlights safety concerning accessibility and federal regulations on chemicals

Sulfuric acid is a chemical capable of corroding paper, metal and human skin. It has the potential to cause blindness, and is unique in its ability to also cause thermal burns as a result of dehydration. This chemical can be...
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“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

“Rebelde” makes BBT history with all women of color cast

    Thesis student Kailah Santos made New College history on Thursday night with the opening of her thesis play “Rebelde: Confessions from Your Dead Abuela,” the first Black Box Theater (BBT) production to feature an all women of color...
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Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

Be kind to your mind: the importance of emotional hygiene

  According to a survey conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), 95 percent of college counseling centers reported that the number of students with significant psychological problems was a growing concern for their center. The same surve...
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West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

West African Dance class hints at increasingly diverse curriculum

  Students and faculty lined up in rows to the sound of beating drums as they danced in synchronized movements as Professor of Sociology Mecca Zabriskie instructed them where to go. A nod to the African Goddesses tutorial taught this...
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Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

Photo series depicts students of color ‘As We Are’

White boards and markers were piled onto a table, inviting students to take them. I was prepared for the question I received from every individual who approached me just asking what they were suppose to say. I thought it was...
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Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

Financial aid, changes in FAFSA and dealing with unique circumstances

  Recent changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made it easier for students to file for aid, but have also created drawbacks for families going through certain circumstances. Often the deciding factor for whether or...
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Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

Cross-Registration offers opportunity for academic exploration

  The final deadline for submission of all necessary paperwork, which includes approval from a student’s advisor and their home institution’s Cross-Registration Coordinator, is set for this upcoming Nov. 22 and it seems most students having interest i...
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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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Craigslist and campus’ rides

Craigslist and campus’ rides

  For every clump of Florida beach cruisers, at times lovingly and delightfully decorated with baskets and bells, a quietly spiffy Peugeot, an ostentatious Look or a vintage Schwinn struts around. The secret behind the concentration of fancy frames: Craig...
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