Monday, 22 October 2018

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Florida amendment 13 could ban dog-racing

This November, Amendment 13 offers a chance for Florida voters to end greyhound racing in the state. Dog-racing has been practiced as a competitive sport in the United States for nearly a century, since the first commercial racetrack was opened…

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival at New College

The Mid-Autumn Festival, called “Zhōngqiū Jié” in Mandarin Chinese, has been celebrated throughout Asia for thousands of years. Traditionally, family and friends come together to give thanks for the bountiful harvest, pay tribute to deities like the moon goddess Chang’e…

The Activist Newsletter (10/3 – 10/10)

Throughout this week (10/3–10/10), activists have the opportunity to participate in voter registration, canvassing and phone banking. Read on if you want to get involved in the community in the lead up to November’s election!   Wed., Oct. 3, Reproductive…

Roxane Gay visits Tampa

“It’s okay kids, major in English, it’s going to be fine,” New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist and Hunger Roxane Gay said to a crowd of eager University of South Florida (USF) students. Gay recently graced Tampa with…

Justicia para trabajadores agricolas: Encuentro 2018

Each fall, the annual Encuentro takes place in Immokalee, Florida. Coordinated by the Student Farmworker Alliance (SFA), Encuentro is a gathering of students and organizations from around the country who come to learn about ways to organize protests in their…

NCSA forced to make frugal financial choices

The New College Student Alliance (NCSA) started out the semester with significant financial concerns. With recently assessed administrative fees, which they had not paid previously, and a decrease in the projected student enrollment, the NCSA reconsidered how to best spend…

Changes made to SAP policy

Last spring, the Financial Aid Office received an update regarding changes to the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy and sent out an email regarding the changes on May 9, 2018. The email was then forwarded to the forum and received…

Southern white rhino calf born at Lowry Park Zoo

Born on Sept. 12, Tampa’s newborn rhino is the sixth successful birth of its kind to take place at ZooTampa, and will spend time bonding with its mother before being introduced to the herd. The calf’s birth contributes to a…

First bike shoppe show of the semester featured student musicians

Throughout the many performances of the night—by Myles Optimystic, Nathan Burnaman, Chyol/Mould, Mia Bury and the Myconauts, The Universal Veil and Autokania—onlookers were more than welcome to dance, “headbang” or simply rock out with friends. On a nearby fold-out table…

Proposed Regulation Amendments for Oct. 20

On Saturday, Oct. 20, the Board of Trustees (BOT) is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. in Harry Sudakoff Conference Center. During this meeting, the board will consider adopting three proposed amendments to the following regulations: 2-1004, 2-1006 and 3-1010….