Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival at New College

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival at New College

The Mid-Autumn Festival, called “Zhōngqiū Jié” in Mandarin Chinese, has been celebrated throughout Asia for thousands of years. Traditionally, family and friends come together to give thanks for the bountiful harvest, pay tribute to deities like the moon goddess Chang’e...
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First bike shoppe show of the semester featured student musicians

First bike shoppe show of the semester featured student musicians

Throughout the many performances of the night—by Myles Optimystic, Nathan Burnaman, Chyol/Mould, Mia Bury and the Myconauts, The Universal Veil and Autokania—onlookers were more than welcome to dance, “headbang” or simply rock out with friends. On a ne...
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Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Checking out the changes at the Jane Bancroft Cook Library

Over the summer, a number of renovations were made to the Jane Bancroft Cook Library. These included the installation of a new cafe, a set of new furniture and the removal of nine public computers. The reactions from the student...
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Four Winds Cafe hosts first pop-up show of the year

Four Winds Cafe hosts first pop-up show of the year

On Friday, Sept. 21, the Four Winds Cafe hosted its first pop-up music show of the school year, showcasing up-and-coming Florida artists including newly-formed band Lemón Royale, Electro-R&B producer Nicholas Gambardella (who performs under the name Gamby...
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What is this shift? A brief discussion of the new tutorial forms

Anyone participating in a tutorial this semester has had to take note of the school’s departure from sponsor initials on contracts. Now, perhaps due to the ongoing Growth Plan-era struggle for standardization, students are required to fill out an additional....
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Error 404: Computers Not Found

Error 404: Computers Not Found

Library Representative and second-year Adam Johnson did not think too much of his job when he was appointed to it. That was, until he saw the changes that occurred inside the Jane Bancroft Cook Library over the summer. Where there...
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Meet the Fulbright Chinese Teaching Assistant

Meet the Fulbright Chinese Teaching Assistant

Every year since 2008, New College has hosted a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) to support the burgeoning Chinese Language and Culture program. The prestigious Fulbright program, initiated by Senator J. William Fulbright in 1945 and sponso...
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First Towne Meeting of the semester held

First Towne Meeting of the semester held

Held in the Hamilton “Ham” Center due to soggy outdoor conditions, the productive, first Towne Meeting took place. Several New College Student Alliance (NCSA) positions were appointed. These included third-year Gina Vasquez as Vice President of Green Affai...
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Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

“Bring back the worms!” Julene Valmaña, a Teaching Assistant (TA)-in-training, cried. Thesis student and Compost TA Allegra Nolan discussed current issues in New College’s compost system in the common room of the Sustainability Living Learning Community...
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Library Coffee Bar opens for business

Library Coffee Bar opens for business

Returning students were met with conspicuous changes to their library, including a new coffee bar. This vision for the Jane Bancroft Cook library was developed by Provost Barbara Feldman. “I want students to spend time in the library studying, collaborating,...
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