Fla. appeals ban on testing welfare seekers

Federal Judge Mary Scriven temporarily suspended a Florida law requiring welfare applicants be drug tested in order to receive benefits. On Monday, Oct. 24, Scriven issued the injunction against the state on the basis that the law could violate the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment ban…


New committee to promote campus diversity

President Gordon “Mike” Michalson recently established the Advisory Committee on Diversity (ACD) to advise him on matters relating to campus diversity. Discrete activities occurring across campus and discussions with last year’s ad-hoc Faculty Committee on Diversity prompted Michalson to establish the ADC. He announced his…


Jeffrey play brings humor to HIV/AIDS awareness

"I'm not promiscuous," Jeffrey, the title character, declared. "It's such an ugly word. I’m cheap." These lines are part of the opening monologue to Jeffrey, a cleverly-written comedic play by Paul Rudnick and performed by a rag-tag yet charming New College student cast during National…


Upcoming projects await new Academic Center

Although the Academic Center officially opened for classes this fall, a few projects are still in the works for the new building. Geographically located in between the east and west sides of campus, it serves as a center point for the whole college. While the…


NCF volunteerism empowers students to do good deeds in the community

photo courtesy of Monica Tambay Students working at an organic farm as part of last semester's Food, Poverty and Nutrition service-learning tutorial. On a hot August morning, third-year Lynn Gusman spent her Saturday with a shovel in hand, tirelessly digging the foundation for a house.…


Dr. Brendan Goff: a boy out of the 'Burgh joins NCF faculty

Professor Bob Johnson’s office is empty, with the exception of a stack of books on topics ranging from vector calculus to the making of Ireland left by him for the office’s newest occupant, visiting Professor of History Brendan Goff. Before coming to New College of…

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