Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge
Photo courtesy of NCF Quizbowl The Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament.

Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge

Photo courtesy of NCF QuizbowlThe Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament. New College is not known for its sports programs. There is a stereotype about Novo Collegians being more erudite than athletic and preferring the air-conditioned indoors to the green sports pitch. While…

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The life behind the badge: one officer’s story
An unidentified University Police officer and another unidentified individual in front of Hamilton Center in the late 1970s or early 1980s. (Image courtesy of Officer Kelley Masten)

The life behind the badge: one officer’s story

         It is not hard to find a police officer on campus. Sometimes they patrol around on foot or cruise near the Bayfront in a Campus Police Department (CPD) branded car. Sometimes they sit down in Hamilton “Ham” Center and eat Italian subs from the…

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Demystifying the 2019 budget

What keeps the lights in the Hamilton Center on? What keeps the overpass tastefully overgrown? What keeps New College a college, as opposed to a habitat for the wild dogs of the Sarasota-Bradenton border? The answer to all of these questions is simple: money. The…

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Bahamas devastated by Dorian
Many homes were completely obliterated by Hurricane Dorian. Photo courtesy of the United States Navy

Bahamas devastated by Dorian

Hurricane Dorian: while its menace was largely diminished by the time it reached Florida, it caused a crisis in the Bahamas as it stalled over early Sept. It was the most powerful storm to ever hit the island nation. Entire neighborhoods have been leveled by…

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Plans to stamp out smoking by fall 2020

Izaya Garret Miles/CatalystReceptacles like these mark the designated tobacco areas on campus, and will soon be disappearing. There is something in the air at New College, but not for long. Over the last couple of years, New College has been conducting the “Breathe Easy New…

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Campus police respond to PCP concerns

Izaya Garret Miles/CatalystThe CPD has seven vehicles to use around campus. The Campus Police Department (CPD) has been criticized by many students for its increased presence on campus. The larger, more important an event, the more the CPD is going to be involved, which can…

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