Saturday, 23 June 2018

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Sarasota Succulent Society ages gracefully

All photos David Belew/Catalyst Most days of the week, the property lies still. Aloe trees and live oaks slowly creep closer to a sun silently casting light onto an ordered jumble of cacti. By Monday morning though, the property slides…

Attack of the McMansions!

Every morning a slew of pickup trucks and white vans pulls up to the corner of Bay  shore Road and 45th.. Workers get out of there vehicles and trudge to their days work. For many months now a new mansion…

New College's darkroom is brought to light

All photos Casey Morell/Catalyst The darkroom has six enlargers, or devices to aid in the development of film negatives, for use. Nestled in the back corner of Hamilton “Ham” Center lies one of New College’s best kept secrets: a photography…

Windows Phone 7: What you need to know

Apple, Google and Research In Motion (makers of the BlackBerry) have been the major players in the smartphone arena, but tech titan Microsoft is now stepping back into the ring. Microsoft launched its Windows Phone 7 devices on Nov. 8 and the Catalyst is here to cut through the technical minutiae and highlight how it’s different from the rest.

StitchCraft plays part in the pleasant Revolution Bicycle Music Fest

All photos courtesy of stitchcraftmusic.com From left, Ezra Lipp, Heather Normandale and Anna Perlmutter at one point performed StitchCraft. While at NCF, Normandale studied anthropology to help her write music about her life Created in 2006, the band StitchCraft may…

Sarasota hosts first international chalk festival

Using the street as their canvas, local and international artists from near and far gathered for the first time on downtown Sarasota’s Pineapple Ave. to participate in the first ever international street-painting festival in the United States. On the weekend…

Award winner directs New College documentary

photo courtesy of feelgoodguru.com Tickell plans to work with the school to provide a free screening of the documentary to New College students. New College alum Josh Tickell (’03) is the director of a documentary on his alma mater which…

Two future fellowship scholars coming to NCF

New College is currently hoping to host two scholars from historically under represented populations. These scholars would be selected through the Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal Arts Colleges, a program that aligns small liberal arts colleges with minority faculty…

Florida goes conservative in election

photo courtesy of the Orlando Sentinel Scott rallies with former governor Jeb Bush during the home stretch on the Nov. 2 election. Newspapers across the country are referring to the Nov. 2 election results as a “red tide.” This runs…