Monday, 24 September 2018

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Film studio starts rolling in Lakewood Ranch, SRQ

Add this to Florida’s ceaseless efforts to become the mythical Hollywood East: a local businessman plans to construct a set of twin soundstages in the Sarasota suburb of Lakewood Ranch for filming new film and television endeavors along with a…

Student poets speak out at the Four Winds

On Saturday, September 25, a poetry reading was held at the Four Winds featuring New College student’s reading their original work. The event was coordinated by third-year Alec Niedenthal, who wanted to provide students with the opportunity to hear poetry…

Forum down amidst pleas for self-moderation

Photo courtesy of Wyatt Kostygan Problems with the Forum leave Richard Decal sad. On Aug. 12 the Forum, an online meeting-place for New College students, shut down when the posts filled up servers and left faculty e-mails in digital limbo…

A celebration of the life of Dr. John Morrill

The tension was tangible this past Saturday morning as students nervously shuffled around at a much earlier time than normal, hastily cleaning rooms and constantly checking the time while waiting apprehensively for the approaching gale force that would be their…

SRQ airport has study opportunities before security

photo courtesy of Gracelena Ignacio Across the hot parking lot and over the hill, beyond the smell of Sodexo cheeseburgers and past the sounds of Nerf guns battles is another world. It’s a place where shoes and shirts are required….

Obama bashing reaches bold new low

Photo courtesy of bigjournalism.com The cover of Forbes’ Sept. 27 issue, promising a new and less birther-like way to understand and demean President Barack Obama. Little did readers know how demeaning — and telling — the article within would be….

Property auction rife with bikes

Photo courtesy Puneet Sandhu/Catalyst A portion of the bikes up for sale at the property auction. Candy colored and with shine potential, they could be yours. But hurry, the good ones are few and won’t last long. The New College…

An update on the funding of Cook Library

photo courtesy of foundation.ncf.edu The Jane Bancroft Cook Library is a resource shared between New College and the University of Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Amid the economic recession University of South Florida Sarasota/Manatee has faced budget cuts and lost over six million…