Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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Dance Collective Presents: The Spring Showcase

  Dance collective has been an on-going New College tradition for years now, beginning with Dance Tutorial. Dance Tutorial was a very loosely organized collective, sponsored by various faculty members until a couple professors recognized the students’ want and need…

Securing summer internships: on-campus tools and takes

As the semester comes to a close, students are longing for summer. While many plan to spend their break travelling, working, relaxing by the beach or all three, some intend to gain relevant career experience through summer internships. “Students, we…

What is postmodernism?

Your education at this institution has been defined by a circular chase for a single concept. You’ve used it in four papers, without knowing what it means. You hesitate to ask for its definition, for fear of simultaneous ridicule and…

How to have a Sarasota summer

Sarasota is a quiet simmering pool of humid languor in the summer months. The particularly invasive bird of the snow variety, the Snow Bird, migrates back to its Northern nesting grounds to do whatever bad drivers do in the North…

Sincerely, The Black Kids: A movie preview

New College is White. This comes as no surprise. However, to many, what does come as surprise is this: small, liberal arts, “far leftist” establishments such as NCF can also be environments where racism is propagated. Thesis student Miles Iton’s…

“No grad blues, just grad booze cruise” for 2014 cohort

For time immemorial, Sarasota bay has seen New College students in all states of sobriety and celebration. But as the school changed with the passing decades, so did its festivities. With the majority of baccalaureate examination–or BACC dates–falling in late…

Americans are flocking to mega-churches

Celebrity pastor Joel Osteen has more than one million followers on Twitter. According to Nielsen Media, more than 10 million Americans watch his televised sermons every Sunday morning. Osteen’s Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is the largest church in the…

Why the Starbucks arrests happened and why they matter

The arrests of two Black men in a Starbucks store, reactions and the corporation’s decision to close all 8,000 of their stores in the United States have dominated headlines. For those who somehow missed this story, Rashon Nelson and Dante…