Less on-campus students lead to Metz cutbacks on employees, food options and hours
Signs reminding students to wear masks have been set up near the entrance to the New College Cafe and at each table.

Less on-campus students lead to Metz cutbacks on employees, food options and hours

Signs reminding students to wear masks have been set up near the entrance to the New College Cafe and at each table. Living during the COVID-19 pandemic means some daily activities that were once trivial have now become complicated. Going grocery shopping has become something…

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The current state of the Campus Police Department (CPD)
Police cruisers on campus can make the CPD seem intimidating or impersonal to students, but they could soon be making the transition to bikes and golf carts.

The current state of the Campus Police Department (CPD)

Police cruisers on campus can make the CPD seem intimidating or impersonal to students, but they could soon be making the transition to bikes and golf carts. The topic of defunding the police has been met with national intrigue the past few months, both countered…

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Provost’s office enacts trial partnership with tutoring app
President Donal O'Shea suggested Knack as a new peer tutoring service for students.

Provost’s office enacts trial partnership with tutoring app

Knack will allow students to offer tutoring services for specific classes. New College is in a unique position when it comes to campus tutoring services. The small enrollment size coupled with student-employed services like the Student Success Center (SSC), the Quantitative Resource Center (QRC) and…

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New student emails aim to promote retention and “on time” graduation
Emails are an essential part of being a New College student. From talking with professors to engaging with other students on the forum.

New student emails aim to promote retention and “on time” graduation

Emails are an essential part of life as a New College student, from talking with professors to engaging with other students on the forum. Since 2012, New College student emails have included the student’s year of entry, which served to define cohorts and instilled a…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month goes virtual

In spite of the newfound physical distance and sense of isolation between students and faculty, Compliance Officer, Deputy Title IX Coordinator and alum Taylor Parker (‘14) and thesis student Alex Barbat have continued to recognize and organize Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) for the New…

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Thesis student traditions in the wake of COVID-19: What’s going virtual, what’s being delayed and what may be left behind

On March 24, Associate Provost Suzanne Sherman sent an email addressed to thesis students with basic procedural guidelines for thesis submission and baccalaureate exams this semester, but one specific detail sparked concern in graduating students: only electronic theses will be submitted to the library on…

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