Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

Table to Farm: The benefits (and inefficiencies) of on-campus composting

“Bring back the worms!” Julene Valmaña, a Teaching Assistant (TA)-in-training, cried. Thesis student and Compost TA Allegra Nolan discussed current issues in New College’s compost system in the common room of the Sustainability Living Learning Community (LLC). The worms, used...
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Change in mailbox policy upsets student body

Change in mailbox policy upsets student body

Student Admissions Representatives (STARs) on campus used to be proud to showcase the fact that most students participated in a tradition of keeping their mailboxes unlocked. This feature was attractive to newcomers. It reflected a campus culture of trust, hon...
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April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

“What I want you to know, and on no uncertain terms, is that if you’ve held someone’s hand, or someone has held your’s, it’s absolutely ok not to have the answers,” Becca Tieder told the audience on Z Green during...
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PHOTOS – Issue 12, Fall 2015

  Photo credit: Kat Grimmett All photos for Issue #, including some not found in the physical version, can be found here.
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Faculty passes motion to change narrative evaluation policy

  Every student is familiar with the feeling of anxiously waiting for narrative evaluations to be submitted by professors at the end of the semester. However, starting with the cohort of 2016, the school will introduce more structure to the...
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Therapy dogs coming to campus

As exam week fast approaches and deadlines loom in the near future, it is easy to feel overstressed. Six dogs want to help. In an event coordinated by the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) and the Positive Programming Committee —formed...
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Wales adopts opt-out consent system for organ donation

Following suite of other European countries such as Spain and Croatia, Wales became the first country in the United Kingdom to switch from an opt-in consent system for organ donation to a “soft opt-out” system. All Welsh citizens over the...
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Golden State Warriors setting NBA record for best start to a season

After winning the NBA championship last year, beating LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers 4-2 in the series, the Golden State Warriors are back at it this season – and they might even be better. Off to the best start in the...
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Marta Moreno resigns, the search for a new Registrar continues

Marta Moreno, beloved registrar and previous admissions representative for five years, will resign at the end of this semester, effective Dec. 31, 2015. She began a three-year tenure in 2010 and dedicated two extra years to improving the student application...
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Mauricio Macri poised to end 12 consecutive years of rule in Argentina

Two-time Buenos Aires mayor Mauricio Macri was elected Argentina’s next president after a runoff vote, marking the end of a political dynasty. “Thank you for believing in me. … I am here because you have decided,” Macri said from his...
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