Campus ATM in a state of withdrawal

On the first official weekend of school students were appalled to find that the ATM, located in what was once the mailroom but is now the free store, had been turned over onto its side on some point Friday evening. Although the ATM was already…

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New College: a staple on the college ranking circuit

photo courtesy of Bing.com Recent rankings by various news sources and organizations have listed New College as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States. In the past few months New College of Florida has received rave rankings and reviews from news…

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The Catalyst goes fishing: a short guide to Sarasota

photo courtesy of Alexis Santos/Catalyst Thesis student bailey Howard clings to the Tony Saprito Pier as he tries to reel in "the big one." New College’s location on Sarasota Bay provides students with access to what some call the best beaches in the world. While…

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Family Weekend 2010

Family Weekend will take place from Sept. 25-26 this year.  Students’ families will enjoy a breakfast reception at Jane Bancroft Cook Library at 9:00 a.m. that Saturday morning. Families may then proceed to a 10:00 a.m. workshop on financial debt and credit in the Teaching…

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New Music New College returns to stage

The first New Music New College concert of the season will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18th at 8:00 p.m. The concert will be held at the Mildred Sainer Pavilion and feature guitarist and composer,  Andrew Mckenna Lee and percussionist, Michael McCurdy. It is free…

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The heron by the bay: not a red herring

Nearly every night on strolls to the bay, New College students can witness a great blue heron wading in the water near the dock. This heron has a long, graceful neck, grayish white feathers and is normally sighted alone. The heron has become a character…

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Princeton Review: NCF one of the 373 best colleges

On Aug. 26, the Princeton Review featured New College of Florida in “The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition” for the ninth consecutive time, according to the Office of Public Affairs. NCF received rankings in 13 categories. The college was ranked ninth for “Professors Get High…

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Palm Court reopens with Towne Meeting

Construction-weary Novocollegians breathed a collective sigh of relief last Wednesday when Palm Court reopened for pedestrian traffic and events. The plaza, affectionately enshrined in the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) Constitution as “the Center of the Universe,” was remodeled extensively over the summer — new…

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