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John Martin upholds Brian Bonfonti's trespass

Alumn Brian Lee Bonfonti’s (‘00) trespass warning from the New College campus has now been upheld by both Campus Police Chief Wes Walker and Vice President of Finance and Administration John Martin. Martin issued his decision to Bonfonti on Oct….

Eagles rock the Amway Center, blow minds

all photos Alexis Santos/Catalyst For nearly 40 years, the Eagles have been a staple of the country-rock genre and on Oct. 26, they rocked the proverbial socks off of Orlando’s newly constructed Amway Center. Although the concert had been postponed…

Phoenix rocks Orlando's House of Blues

photo courtesy of Lauren Gruenbaum Catalyst editor Casey Morell (right) and University of Florida freshman Danny O’Sullivan (left) got to meet Phoenix frontman Thomas MArs (center) after their Oc. 26 performance at Orlando’s House of Blues. From Coldplay to Franz…

Radioactive boars give Germans headache

According to Ovid, when King Oeneus of Calydon failed to make his annual sacrifice to Artemis, goddess of the hunt, the embittered deity sent the Calydonian Boar as punishment. The chthonic pig was of great stature and nearly unstoppable, ravaging…

Willow Smith compared to Jackson, Wonder

When I was a kid my grandmother told me that I’d get whip lash if I kept flipping my hair around. Apparently no one ever told that to Willow Smith. The nine year old daughter of celebrity couple Jada Pinkett…

What would NCF do if an epidemic hit campus?

New College culture fosters a certain “je ne sais quoi” and nonchalance concerning the spread of germs, but if an epidemic did sweep across campus, the college is prepared with a battle plan. NCF has a 45 page Emergency Operations…

Students fight for the right to Palm Court Party

photo courtesy of Wyatt Kostygan A number of students and guests participated in the organization and management of Jurassic PCP, including (from left to right): thesis students Sarah Iacobucci, Evan Sigmund, Tom McKay, Michael Dexter, alum Rikki Miller (’03) and…

NCSA late fall election preview

photo courtesy of Wyatt Kostygan Decal Spoke on the issue of guest pass policy at the Oct. 6 Towne Meeting. The campaign period for New College’s late fall elections was short this year: only seven days. Students will vote today…