1,500 troops sent to Iraq

Doubling the number of troops training and advising Iraqi and Kurdish forces, President Obama has sent 1500 to Iraq in preparation for a large Iraqi and Kurdish offensive against Islamic State (ISIL) fighters. Islamic State forces have been coming into Iraq through Syria to occupy…

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Marijuana after midterms

Florida’s Amendment 2 – which would have legalized medical marijuana – was struck down, victim of a three percent difference between the 57 percent of the vote which it had and the 60 percent of the vote which it needed. In a midterm election dominated…

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NCF wins Turkey Bowl

With a truck loaded with free beer, Donal O’Shea wearing a jersey reading “Luck of the Irish” and a combination of Ringling and New College students and supporters watching on, the New College Null Set beat the Ringling Armadillos 30-0 in the 2014 Turkey Bowl.…

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The World Series hits it out of the park

This year’s World Series has been an amazing experience, with history being made in all different kinds of ways. The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years, and the Kansas City Royals carried their year’s momentum all the way to their…

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Fast break into the NBA Season

What a crazy offseason it has been for the NBA. From LeBron James making his much awaited return to Cleveland, to a draft class that has seen more hype than any since 2003. Following last year’s roller coaster ride resulting in the San Antonio Spurs…

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NHL Season Primer

With the 2014-2015 National Hockey League season quickly approaching, it has become more and more apparent with the abundance of championship contenders that hockey fans will get their competitive fill. Last year, 17 of the NHL’s 30 teams earned more than 90 points throughout the…

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Clever, cool and crafty dorm ideas around campus

By Caitlyn Ralph and Ryan Paice   As New College settled in to its fourth week of classes, students simultaneously settled in to their dorms. While some were clever with rearrangements, others have been crafty with innovative ideas. However, all students successfully transformed their originally…

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