The Great B Dorm Clean Up: a saga with no end in sight

The Great B Dorm Clean Up: a saga with no end in sight

For many students, B-dorm is a place surrounded in a smoke of mythical dew. For others, it is a place surrounded by a wafting mildew. However, one thing all students agree on: B-dorm is sinking.   (Photo by Azia Keever/Tangent)...
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The Feminist sit-in turned sleep-in

The Feminist sit-in turned sleep-in

With only about 50 years and 5,000 alums under our belt, I’m frequently taken aback by the immense, enthralling and unique history our tiny college possesses. While browsing through New College’s digital and physical archives, moments arise when I imagine....
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Not so NEW College: The Old Bookstore recording space

The Band Room and Recording Studio, a relatively under-utilized room, is tucked behind double doors in the mail room. It’s a space most students rarely enter, and its companions in the small hallway – the EQTA room and the NCSA...
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Not so ‘NEW’ College – Residential college, residential problems

The dorm landscape at New College has changed significantly in the last few decades. To be precise, the dorm landscape at New College has always been something that needs improving. Upon the school’s opening dorms were already a problem; students...
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Not So NEW College – The Space Committee

The New College campus includes a surprisingly large sprawl of over 60 buildings scattered between east and west campus. How to best use these buildings has been a forefront in the minds of administrators for decades, with frequent changes as...
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Not so NEW College – College Hall: Student space or administrative office?

When New College first opened its doors in 1960, College Hall was the center of student life. Gatherings and meetings among the student body were held there, along with multiple classes. It was used as a library for an extended...
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Not so ‘NEW’ College – Turbulence between campus and airport

  The feud between New College students and the Sarasota Airport extends several years and legal cases. Issues ranged from the destruction of a local grove to resentment towards the USF President at the time. In 1987 students brought forth...
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Dark times lay behind

New College has the dynamic combination of a small campus and a socially- and politically-active student body. Students have, since the inception of the college, remained vocal about their demand to have a say in what happens on campus and...
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Not so ‘NEW’ College – Ham plates have never stayed in Ham

  Less than a month into this fall semester, Metz food service issued a plea to the student body to return Ham plates and silverware. “They are missing more than half of their inventory of plates and silverware,” Resident Hall...
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Not so ‘NEW’ College – Ecstatic Wonder through the years

The New College Student Alliance holds the NCSA constitution to be the primary text of the NCSA; it delineates the entire structure and attitude of our student alliance. Modern versions of the constitution contain plenty of funny quips of their...
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