Saudi regime attempts vast reconsolidation with high-up purges and war cries
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - APRIL 19: Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman (2nd L) takes his seat to meet with U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and his delegation on April 19, 2017 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst - Pool/Getty Images)

Saudi regime attempts vast reconsolidation with high-up purges and war cries

An estimated 500 people of high ranking authority within the Saudi family and regime were detained in the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh-Saudi Arabia’s capital city, beginning on Nov. 4, 2017. The next day, eight Saudi authorities died in a helicopter crash with no public statement…

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The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni
(Source: New College Archives Collections) A photo of Pei Second Court. The person in the photo is unknown.

The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni

  “I talked to the roommate of the Dort door shitter. He said the Dort door shitter was Richard, and it was room 204,” third-year, Bianca Persechino said with a straight face to the Catalyst. “I don’t know if we are supposed to know who…

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The new wild west: cryptocurrency and blockchain

Opinion and understanding surrounding Bitcoin (BTC) is varied, but the revolutionary initial intention behind its creation remains its central telos. Bitcoin was introduced as a decentralized digital currency which bypassed formal financial institutions by allowing users to be their own holder of their funds. Despite…

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Walls continue to struggle under current management while Wallternatives keep dream alive
To ensure the safety and security of the NCPD staff, a minimum of two New College officers supervise Walls. (Photo courtesy of Riley Lewis)

Walls continue to struggle under current management while Wallternatives keep dream alive

Last year’s struggle to maintain two Walls each weekend has not disappeared. Many students look forward to dancing the night away on weekends at the student-run parties. These events require the New College Police Department (NCPD) and Student Affairs to supervise these events both in…

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Why are tuition and healthcare so expensive?
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Why are tuition and healthcare so expensive?

  Behind the need for health insurance lies the need for affordable healthcare, and getting a college degree reaps less profits as the cost for that degree increases. Americans have the highest costs for healthcare and tuition in the world. For most people, life in…

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Federal Reserve pushes to protect big banks

America’s indifference towards financial corruption was why 2011’s Occupy Wall Street protests appeared ten years too late relative to the Great Financial Crisis (GFC). The Occupy movement came once the crisis was felt by Americans, but the reasons for the crash happened years earlier while…

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