NCSA election postponed, candidates look to the future

While considering the future of New College may feel a bit impossible in this current, chaotic moment, New College Student Alliance (NCSA) presidential candidates Sofia Lombardi, Izaya Garrett Miles and Rhys Shanahan have set their sights—regarding campus improvement, internal and external relations and student needs—significantly…

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Songs You Should Hear: Leap Year edition

Celebrate 2020’s extra day and the inevitable passage of time with the Catalyst’s leap year playlist, featuring decade-defining songs selected by New College students of years past. “Purple Haze” by Jimi Hendrix “I was there when the first Jimi Hendrix album came out,” Bruce Allen…

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Wrapping up Black History Month 2020

From the Sur la Bay Festival to “Dances of the African Diaspora,” New College’s celebration of Black History Month (BHM) has been packed to the brim with outstanding performances, countless educational opportunities and impactful conversations surrounding Black history, culture and community. Established in 2015 by…

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Songs You Should Hear: PCP Preview Edition

When it comes to PCP, preparation is key. While the Catalyst is unfortunately unable to help you pick out a show-stopping outfit or solidify your somewhat shaky plans, this handpicked, high-energy playlist has your pregame soundtrack covered. “The Cult of Dionysus” by the Orion Experience…

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The Activist Newsletter

Throughout this week (2/26–3/4), activists have the opportunity to participate in film screenings, climate walks and student summits. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding voter suppression, waste reduction and environmental efforts. Wednesday, Feb. 26–Saturday, Feb. 29 Visions of Nature/Voices…

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The Activist Newsletter

Throughout this week (2/19–2/26), activists have the opportunity to participate in performances, workshops and public talks. Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding reproductive rights, environmental activism and anti-racist work. Wednesday, Feb. 19 MLK: Celebrating His Legacy in Spoken Word…

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