Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity increases among 2018 cohort

Diversity at New College is increasing, albeit at a slow rate. Between the 2017 and 2018 cohorts there has been an increase by 3.4 percent in those who identify as African American or Black, a 3.2 percent increase in those...
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Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

Demographics and delays: The struggle to get the cohort of 2018’s demographics

The incoming cohort of 2018 marks the smallest class size in eight years with only 222 students. The last time an incoming cohort was this small was in 2010, when there was 221 students. The 2015 cohort was the largest...
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Student diversity depends on faculty diversity

Student diversity depends on faculty diversity

It is thought that if students of color have professors that look like them, success is more tangible. People of color who are attempting to gain access to jobs in academia face large hurdles in the hiring process and beyond....
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Professors and students hope to bring fresh discourse on diversity with second annual Day of Dialogue

Professors and students hope to bring fresh discourse on diversity with second annual Day of Dialogue

There have been recent efforts among faculty and students to create more dialogue on campus. Planning efforts for the next Day of Dialogue have begun as professors brainstorm on how to bring dialogue to campus. During the Faculty Meeting on...
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Strong roots and proud presenters: the Cultural Diversity Festival

Strong roots and proud presenters: the Cultural Diversity Festival

The Cultural Diversity Festival, an event hosted by second-year RA Paolo Baez-Perez, celebrated the various backgrounds of Novo Collegians. The event emphasized cultural education, but in a fun way; there were many distinct foods to try, dances to watch and...
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Pimps and Purple Drank: A History of Racialized Wall and PCP Themes

Pimps and Purple Drank: A History of Racialized Wall and PCP Themes

  Walls have been a staple of the New College community for decades. They encapsulate the spirit of the student population, but Walls also serve as indicators of racial tension on campus. While it can be hard to imagine dissent...
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“The revolution should not be exclusionary!”  New College’s Day of Dialogue

“The revolution should not be exclusionary!” New College’s Day of Dialogue

  It was a rare occasion for all classes to be cancelled on the same day. And among those who chose to sleep in or catch up work, others managed to get up bright and early and shuffle out of...
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New College discourse on Day of Dialogue

New College discourse on Day of Dialogue

“Everyone has a place in the conversation” is the theme of the Day of Dialogue (DOD), an event that is meant to help students, staff, faculty and administration find ways to communicate better. This event will feature breakout groups on...
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Diversity Week sparks educational discussions

Resident advisor’s (R.A.) and Pluralism Committee members banded together during last week’s Diversity Week events in order to create a safe space to discuss the nature of the student body and promote diversity at New College. Following this semester...
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