Missing in action: understanding tree removal on campus
According to Alan Burr, over 46 trees were removed from campus by Physical Plant following Hurricane Irma. (Photo by Azia Keever)

Missing in action: understanding tree removal on campus

  The recent removal of several trees on campus has garnered attention. The absence of trees, with their often large and unforgettable presence, is symptomatic of a larger issue concerning bureaucratic processes and lack of student input.   These trees are not just valued by…

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‘What they don’t teach you is how to deal with the aftermath’: Alum and KNPR producer Casey Morell on the Las Vegas shooting
Casey Morell worked a 22-hour shift reporting on the Las Vegas Shooting, mere miles from his home, on Oct. 1. (Photo courtesy of Casey Morell)

‘What they don’t teach you is how to deal with the aftermath’: Alum and KNPR producer Casey Morell on the Las Vegas shooting

Alum Casey Morell (‘08) graduated from the New College of Florida in 2012 with an Area of Concentration (AOC) in Political Science/International and Area Studies. He served as the General Editor of the Catalyst during his thesis year before later attending the University of Missouri,…

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New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela
(Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

New ‘Trump Travel Ban’ will halt travel from Venezuela

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Catalyst will be featuring briefs focused on latinx narratives in order to celebrate the month (9/15-10/15)!   President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban, formerly known as Executive Order 13769 and Executive Order 13780 respectively,…

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Latinx club fosters ‘a community within a community’
(Photo courtesy of Anya Contreras-Garcia)

Latinx club fosters ‘a community within a community’

  Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Catalyst will be featuring briefs focused on latinx narratives in order to celebrate the month (9/15-10/15)!   Salsa, cafecito and a diverse range of religions, races and beliefs all within a common identity.…

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ALL ABOUT THE DARK ROOM
The walls of the Darkroom are covered in the work of past students who have developed film for fun, to practice and even for Independent Study Projects (ISPs),

ALL ABOUT THE DARK ROOM

The door to the darkroom looks like any other door in Hamilton “Ham” Center. The only indicator of what’s behind is a small, dry erase board asking people to knock before entering. Once you do knock, you’ll find a smiling thesis student and Darkroom Teacher’s…

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Sergeant Jennifer Coley is the first promoted woman NCPD officer
Sergeant Jennifer Coley is the lead instructor of the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes taught once a semester, and once during the summer.

Sergeant Jennifer Coley is the first promoted woman NCPD officer

Jennifer Coley originally wanted to be a police officer so she could help people, and as the first woman to be promoted to Sergeant on the New College Police Department (NCPD), she may be closer than ever.   “I like to help people,” Coley said.…

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Missing in Action: Recent string of bike thefts suggest alarming trend in campus behavior
photo courtesy Cole Zelznak. A live stream of the Sept. 30 Critical Mass, in which dozens of student bikers participated, can be found on the NCF Catalyst Facebook.

Missing in Action: Recent string of bike thefts suggest alarming trend in campus behavior

Second-year Harrison Reid’s bike was left outside his dorm room on April 25. By the time he had woken up the next morning, his bike - and its cable lock with a plastic coating around it - was gone. As of right now, Reid has…

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