Of Scales and Slithers: the tales of reptile ownership

Of Scales and Slithers: the tales of reptile ownership

Snakes are iconic. Banana the python killed it at the 2001 MTV Music Video Awards perched elegantly on Britney Spears. Taylor Swift infamously, or famously, embraced the label of “snake” after she was exposed by Kim Kardashian. Given the mild...
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On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

On the Precipice: a celebration of thesis student artwork

The annual senior thesis art student show opens at Caples in the Isermann Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, Apr. 13, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition, entitled On the Precipice: Transitions + Thresholds, will feature the work...
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New College & “The 305” connecting the coasts of the Florida rap game

New College & “The 305” connecting the coasts of the Florida rap game

*Editor’s note: The author hosted CONCERT SUR LA BAY and FREESTYLE/FLOETRY/F*CKERY PCP with performers SDotBraddy, Yoshi Thompkins and Sekajipo present.*     Hip-hop may have been declared the most popular music genre of 2017 by Billboard, but its ...
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‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

‘Our Kids Matter!’ #Enough NCF Walkout draws crowd of 300

A crowd of 300 is no easy feat at a small, liberal arts college’s campus. With faculty support and cancelled classes came the perfect environment for students, professors and local Sarasota activists to show up for the #Enough NCF Walkout...
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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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