UK students take to streets

photo courtesy of the BBC A student protesting proposed tuition increases in the UK kicks in a window in Central London on Nov. 1o. Proposed increases would nearly triple the amount of money students in the UK pay for higher education. On Nov. 10, an…

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NCF and FSU/Asolo share faculty, little else

photo courtesy of Sara Stovall/Catalyst Professor Margaret Eginton leads an acting class in the black box theater on Wednesdays, after teaching movement and dance-related courses at the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training. No matter where one stands on the New College campus, the Florida State…

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2011: The Year of the Rabbit, electric car

photo courtesy of chevrolet.com Although the Chevy Volt focuses on efficiency, it doesn't sacrifice style. With Chevrolet, Ford, Mitsubishi and Nissan all ready to sell their own electric automobiles to the public, 2011 is gearing up to be the year of the electric car. These…

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GDC Jamboree: reflecting upon diversity at NCF

photo courtesy of Emily Ryan Students participated in ice-breaker activities at the GDC Jamboree. On Sunday, Nov. 7, New College students gathered at the Keating Center for the Gender and Diversity Center (GDC) Jamboree, an event aimed at fostering a discussion about diversity at NCF.…

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New NCSA co-presidents, others elected

After a weeklong campaign period, Novocollegians cast their ballots on Nov. 3 and 4 in Hamilton “Ham” Center to elect a slew of officials to the New College Student Alliance (NCSA). Following the first round of elections on the 3rd, first-year Michael Long and third-year…

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Harvard professor gives lecture at New College

photo courtesy of Casey Morell/Catalyst Nathan Billings, from Harvard Medical School, gave a lecture on Nov. 5 in Soo Bong Chae Auditorium about how the thyroid affects retinal development. On Nov. 5, Nathan Billings from Harvard Medical School’s Cepko Lab gave a presentation in Soo…

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Sarasota Succulent Society ages gracefully

All photos David Belew/Catalyst Most days of the week, the property lies still. Aloe trees and live oaks slowly creep closer to a sun silently casting light onto an ordered jumble of cacti. By Monday morning though, the property slides into a flurry of activity…

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Attack of the McMansions!

Every morning a slew of pickup trucks and white vans pulls up to the corner of Bay  shore Road and 45th.. Workers get out of there vehicles and trudge to their days work. For many months now a new mansion has been in progress there.…

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New College's darkroom is brought to light

All photos Casey Morell/Catalyst The darkroom has six enlargers, or devices to aid in the development of film negatives, for use. Nestled in the back corner of Hamilton “Ham” Center lies one of New College’s best kept secrets: a photography darkroom that is open for…

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