OPINION: The argument for ranked-choice voting

With an unusually large presidential primary field, American voters are facing unique challenges in determining who their vote should go to. Rather than simply choosing their favorite candidate, voters often feel as if they have to account for “electability.” In the face of a narrowing…

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Alumni reflect on college experiences at Reunion 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020 -- Reunion Weekend at New College of Florida. (PHOTO / LOCK + LAND, Chip Litherland)

Alumni reflect on college experiences at Reunion 2020

Amidst informative talks, a networking event, and socializing at the bayfront, alumni spanning from over half a century and around the world came together to share one certain commonality: a love for New College. Many alumni shared deeply personal stories, only pausing for laughter with…

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New College receives national award for high voter turnout, fails to see engagement in NCSA elections
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New College receives national award for high voter turnout, fails to see engagement in NCSA elections

Just over 64 percent of the student body voted in 2018 midterm elections, more than twice the 29.3 percent that voted in the previous midterm election in 2014, earning New College several national awards for high student voter turnout. Despite this consistency with a nationwide…

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Sarasota adopts new growth initiatives
41 Zinns, Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL - April 1987 Photo courtesy of NCF Digital Archives

Sarasota adopts new growth initiatives

For decades, American cities have been struggling with the upkeep of infrastructure, affordable housing and heightened traffic levels. The city of Sarasota is fighting back against these issues with two strong-armed initiatives and working to fundamentally alter the roots of its worst problems.  Sarasota in…

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New Sarasota Mayor Jen Ahearn-Koch appointed, advocates construction growth strains infrastructure
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New Sarasota Mayor Jen Ahearn-Koch appointed, advocates construction growth strains infrastructure

On Friday, Nov. 8, the city commissioners of Sarasota unanimously appointed a new mayor, Jen Ahearn-Koch, to replace the previous Mayor Liz Alpert. Elected at-large to the commission in 2017, Ahearn-Koch served as vice mayor last year, setting up a smooth transition to this position.…

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