Anarchy Deathsticks: Knitting Club strikes back

Anarchy Deathsticks: Knitting Club strikes back

The club with the most dangerous name on campus, Anarchy Deathsticks has taken knitting and community to an entirely new level. Knitting Club transforms a relaxing craft into a low-stress community gathering and an alternate social activity to Walls. Organizers...
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New Director of First-Year Programs seeks to set first-years up for success

New Director of First-Year Programs seeks to set first-years up for success

  The new year has brought many changes for administration, including a notably retooled and successful orientation headed by Student Affairs’ newest member. As the new director of first-year programs, Jess Maxon has made it her mission to make sure...
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Shakira Refos: Sarasota mover and shaker

Shakira Refos: Sarasota mover and shaker

After an exciting and productive meeting of the Black Lives Matter chapter of Sarasota, Shakira Refos sat down at Growler’s Pub. In between greeting almost everyone who walked through the door, Refos enjoyed a beer and answered a few questions...
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New Dean of Student Affairs talks changes: An interview with Robin Williamson

New Dean of Student Affairs talks changes: An interview with Robin Williamson

Robin Williamson, our new Dean of Student Affairs, wants to meet every single student at New College before the end of the school year. Williamson has three tattoos, regularly eats in Hamilton “Ham” Center and attended the Towne Meeting this...
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After 25 years, beloved Professor of Psychology Gordon Bauer readies for retirement

After 25 years, beloved Professor of Psychology Gordon Bauer readies for retirement

  Photo courtesy of Sarasota Herald-Tribune BY CHARLOTTE REDMAN AND CAITLYN RALPH Known as the professor whose dog, Sam, accompanies him everywhere, Gordon Bauer is one of the beloved professors of psychology at New College. Bauer has worked at New...
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Nurse Practitioner Erin Comerford joins the CWC staff

In August, the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) welcomed new nurse practitioner Erin Comerford. Comerford became a registered nurse in 1990 and later returned to school for her Master’s degree, becoming a nurse practitioner in 2000. “I mostly work with...
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Model United Nations finally established on campus after a year of organizing

A new addition to student clubs on campus, Model United Nations (NCFMUN) serves as an educational simulation and academic competition in which students learn about international diplomacy and relations within the United Nations. Even for students who are not i...
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Nurse Practitioner Michele Lipman joins CWC

When Michele Lipman is not baking something delicious or spending time with her golden retriever puppy, she is caring for and being “mom” to the students of New College. In August, the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) welcomed nurse practitioners...
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LatinX club to promote more inclusivity

The beginning of the school year brought many new clubs to campus, including LatinX, a club that celebrates Latin American culture. Club president and founder, second-year Jennyfer Gonzalez, hopes to promote a safer campus and more inclusivity at New College.....
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Professor Lepinski joins the New College faculty

  Between securing global Internet trafficking routes and writing three theses throughout his education, Professor of Computer Science Matthew Lepinski developed an interest in teaching. Lepinski, who got his doctorate in computer science at the Massachus...
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