The future of the Four Winds café

The future of the Four Winds café

In the past few months, there have been talks regarding the future of New College’s student-operated café, the Four Winds, highlighting several financial and organizational concerns. “We have a meeting planned for Dawn Shongood, the Four Winds manager Lorraine Cruz,...
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Sarasota’s 1st Annual Honey Bee Festival

Sarasota’s 1st Annual Honey Bee Festival

The Sarasota Honey Company is unique in more ways than one. With a commitment to bee conservation, social responsibility and quality honey production, there is no doubt as to why they are making waves in the community. This local business...
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Bahi Hut: Tamiami Trail’s treasure

Bahi Hut: Tamiami Trail’s treasure

  “So the Bahi Hut… Many memories, mostly pleasantly hazy,” reflected New College alum William “Bill” Rosenberg (’73) about the historic bar tucked away in the Golden Host Resort Hotel off of Highway 41. Since its debut in 1954, not...
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How to spend 72 hours in Sarasota as a tourist

Caught up in campus life? Escape the New College “bubble” and get to know Sarasota from a new perspective: by looking through the lens of a tourist. This guide to spending 72 hours in Sarasota will not only reveal some...
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The mushroom man

The mushroom man

Robert Kelly is a fun guy (get it? fungi?). If New College gave out honorary degrees, Kelly would certainly merit one. He never actually went to school here, but if you were to play six degrees of separation, you’d quickly...
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In Search Of Community – An Open Letter To New College Students

SUBMITTED BU MARK A. JOHNSON, INTERIM DEAN OF STUDENTS Dear Students, Having served in multiple roles during three different stints at New College over much of the past 30 years, I’ve engaged in many conversations about community at New College. ...
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Sarasota citizens march against climate change

  Signs reading “Go Green, Keep it Clean” and “Keep Florida Above Water” bobbed down the Sarasota Bayfront and up the Ringling Causeway during a climate change march this past Sunday, Nov. 29. Sarasota-Manatee residents joined in on one of...
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Ben Carson: Progress and protest in downtown Sarasota

  BY GIULIA HEYWARD AND JASMINE RESPESS Ben Carson’s “Heal+ inspire + revive” slogan struck a chord with the citizens of Sarasota as policemen shouted, a senior citizen fell to the floor, and news crews dove to the front of...
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Architectural Salvage adds character to downtown

“This is what I love, music, art and junk – and in that order,” said Greg Pemberton, owner of Circus City Architectural Salvage. Circus City sells everything from antique art supplies and records to costumes, metal sculptures and novelty furniture....
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Un Centavo Mas: Local demonstration for farmworkers’ rights receives support from New College community

Students chose to forgo a peaceful Sunday afternoon sleeping in to participate in a march in support of farmworkers’ rights. The event, which was sponsored by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), took place at 1:00 p.m. on Oct. 25...
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