Saturday, 20 October 2018

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Community banks under fire

On Sept. 10, Bradenton-based Horizon Bank failed. Charles Brown, founder and CEO of Sarasota’s Insignia Bank is all too familiar with the process: “The regulators step in a take over a bank on a Friday afternoon,” he said. “That gives…

Stephen Miles to be new provost

New College President Gordon “Mike” Michalson announced yesterday that Professor of Music Stephen Miles would become the school’s new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs starting on July 1, 2011 for a three-year term that is renewable. “Steve’s outstanding…

Fishing Report: brought to you by Hart's Landing

Fishing is still good. It’s been windy this week so not alot of offshore activity. However, Capt. Scott Green has been doing well just outside the passes getting Mangrove Snapper, Speckled Trout, Flounder and Spanish Mackeral. Capt. Brian Martel brought…

Some light is shed on recent trespasses

Alumnus Brian Lee remains trespassed from the the New College campus. He, the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) and others await Vice President of Finance and Administration John Martin’s decision on whether to lift or maintain the threat of arrest…

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…