Thursday, 21 September 2017

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President Donald Trump released several statements, his final being a condemnation on violence "on both sides" during the Charlottesville violence.

August Recap: From riots to natural disasters

  August was a chaotic month in both the political and social spheres, with the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, to Hurricane Harvey wreaking havoc in Texas.   Charlottesville White nationalists and supremacists who were planning to gather for…

Capital Improvements: campus hangouts get a makeover

Whether it be the sulphurous smell or the questionably arranged—and sometimes sticky—furniture, one might think that Hamilton “Ham” Center is not living up to its full potential as a place for club meetings, hanging out with friends or catching up…

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Making cents of New College’s tuition fees

  On New College’s website, ncf.edu, the 2017-2018 estimated total cost of tuition and fees is $6,916. This is not including room & board which is estimated at $9,264. Every student can find the breakdown of their cost of attendance…

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Federal Reserve pushes to protect big banks

America’s indifference towards financial corruption was why 2011’s Occupy Wall Street protests appeared ten years too late relative to the Great Financial Crisis (GFC). The Occupy movement came once the crisis was felt by Americans, but the reasons for the…

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Climate change calls for environmental activism

Photos by Azia Keever These last few weeks, marked by record breaking hurricanes in the Gulf, forest fires across the United States, and deadly floods in Nepal, Malaysia, and India, have demonstrated global warming to be a humanitarian crisis. In…

Immokalee in urgent need of donations post-hurricane

Hurricane Irma left the already impoverished farmworker communities of Immokalee, Florida without water and electricity after the eye wall of the storm made landfall on Sunday. Despite the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ (CIW) best efforts at evacuating and preparing residents,…

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New year, new NCSA

A new year welcomes a new class president and cabinet to represent the interests of students. On Apr. 14, Leo Jobsis, the supervisor of elections, announced the results of the 2017 New College Student Alliance (NCSA) elections. Third-year Ximena Pedroza…

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California wildfires threaten more than just communities

California has always been prone to natural wildfires, but the 2017 fire season is shaping up to potentially break records. While firefighters are placed under increased pressure to contain fires and protect communities, some are questioning the utility of such…

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Snooty, the world’s oldest manatee, dead, and not from old age

  July was a tumultuous month for both Sarasota-Bradenton locals and Manatee lovers, alike. Just two days after Snooty the Manatee’s 69th birthday, he was found dead in what South Florida Museum officials called “a heartbreaking accident,” according to a…

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