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SUBMISSION: Floridians at odds over Amendment 1

SUBMITTED BY GABRIELLE A. CONNOR — University of Florida Floridians are being faced with a tough decision this upcoming election. Many residents are confused on whether to vote for or against Amendment 1 on Nov. 8. The bill is advertised as a...
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SUBMISSION – Do your part to prevent the spread of Zika

SUBMISSION – Do your part to prevent the spread of Zika

SUBMITTED BY Marshall Criser III, State University System Chancellor As the new school year begins, it’s an opportunity for all students to help curb the spread of the Zika virus by practicing good habits, including using mosquito repellent, spilling standin...
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Letter to the editor: Take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411

Letter to the editor: Take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411

SUBMITTED BY MARIANNY DE LEON The purpose of this letter is to encourage the New College community to continue take action in regard to the recent signing of HB 1411 into law by Governor Rick Scott. Many of you signed...
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I had a great time during the semester in Tallahassee. Would you?

  SUBMITTED BY DYLAN PRYOR This past semester, I joined six other New College students in Florida’s capital for the new Semester in Tallahassee program, thanks to the brilliant efforts of Professors Fitzgerald and Alcock, and Andrea Knies of the...
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News from the Capitol: Policies and Power

News from the Capitol: Policies and Power

  SUBMITTED BY DYLAN PRYOR As an interning political analyst and a member of the Florida Capitol’s Press Corps, I have been able to witness many of the legislature’s policymaking efforts as they happen. Here are a few highlights from...
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Singular, daring and a little ‘Crazy’: The boundary-breaking moment for Network TV

SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD The series premiere of the new FX anthology drama “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” drew 5.1 million viewers live – the biggest launch in the network’s history. Produced by Ryan Murphy and written...
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In Search Of Community – An Open Letter To New College Students

SUBMITTED BU MARK A. JOHNSON, INTERIM DEAN OF STUDENTS Dear Students, Having served in multiple roles during three different stints at New College over much of the past 30 years, I’ve engaged in many conversations about community at New College. ...
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SUBMISSION – Looking for home: John Crowley’s ‘Brooklyn’ is a period piece that rings true

  SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD “Brooklyn” is a masterful exercise in restraint, spare and funny and without a false note to ring. It builds, it reaches and it moves, flowing with a disarming balance of indie spunk and dramatic sweep....
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Sarasota Medieval Fair

SUBMITTED BY SARA MINEO Dust swirled around the two crowned men standing in the center of the battlefield, their swords raised. It is the year 1314, and the King of the Scots Robert the Bruce, has led his army in...
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Getting the story right: ‘Spotlight’ is a true love letter to journalism

SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD A journalistic slow-burn in the vein of “All the President’s Men,” “Spotlight” sacrifices sweep for realism, and glorification for nuance. In tackling the Boston Globe’s revelatory reporting on the Catholic priest child ...
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