Mold and mildew pervade campus

 From walks to the bay to students opting for a 'natural scent,' earthy smells pervade campus. But if one earthy smell has a hint of rotten cheese or wet carpet, it might be from mold and mildew. With student life entrenched in the swamp of…

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John Doucette speaks on New College and beyond

Teaching a range of topics from Social and Ethical Issues in Computer Science to Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Professor of Computer Science John Doucette is a fan of all things mind and learning. Doucette recently spoke to the Catalyst during a disc golf excursion…

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Dorian at the door: Campus reacts to hurricane scares during first week of school
Hello Florida! Hurricane Dorian was at peak intensity on Sept. 1 while approaching the state. Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-East

Dorian at the door: Campus reacts to hurricane scares during first week of school

New College is still standing in one piece at the end of the first couple weeks of classes after Hurricane Dorian threatened the new semester with force gusts, torrential rains and flooding while migrating up the east coast. The storm that devastated the Bahamas skirted…

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Changes to this year’s commencement ceremony
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Changes to this year’s commencement ceremony

With commencement around the corner, students are starting to prepare the celebratory costumes they will wear as family, friends and faculty watch them walk across the stage to receive the degree that marks the completion of their undergraduate career. As students plan for graduation, the…

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Steven Keshishian wins second term as NCSA president
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Steven Keshishian wins second term as NCSA president

Students eagerly awaited the results of the late spring election which announced second-year Steven Keshishian as New College Student Alliance (NCSA) president for the 2019-2020 school year. A total of 265 votes were cast in the preference-ranked online voting system, with Keshishian securing the school…

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Preliminary Plan introduced to eContract System
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Preliminary Plan introduced to eContract System

At the core of New College’s educational philosophy is the contract system, which allows students to focus their academics and college experience, not on numerical grades, but goals, levels of engagement and satisfactory completion of classes. Among the active changes taking place across campus, administration…

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Fulbright info sessions held in ACE
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Fulbright info sessions held in ACE

The school is hosting an information session for students interested in applying to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program on Apr. 9, 10 and 11, 2019. The session will be led by Nicole Gelfert, fellowships coordinator, who will inform students about the application process for the…

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