More in-person classes planned for fall, according to latest Towne Meeting
Students can be spotted out and about on campus more regularly, now that in-person classes are standard once more.

More in-person classes planned for fall, according to latest Towne Meeting

As the spring 2021 semester reaches its halfway mark, New College makes plans for the future concerning in-person and online classes, and other matters related to COVID safety. Here are the details from the Towne Hall meeting on Friday, Feb. 26. The Nuances of “Going…

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Putting the “fly” back in NatiMediFly: five students restore native, medicinal and butterfly-attracting garden
Liah Continentino, Gus Frank, Barbara Monteiro, Nick Beck and London Weier pose proudly in front of the NatiMediFly. Image courtesy of the author.

Putting the “fly” back in NatiMediFly: five students restore native, medicinal and butterfly-attracting garden

At the end of ISP, New College’s native, medicinal and butterfly-attracting garden—called the NatiMediFly for short—emerged from its metaphorical chrysalis after five intrepid students renovated what was once an overgrown, brambly maze and restored it to a lush, sweet-scented and pollinator-friendly community space.  Second-years London…

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Bound theses: should they stay or should they go?
Bound theses in the Jane Bancroft Cook library collection.

Bound theses: should they stay or should they go?

Exploring the past theses in the library is an integral part of the New College experience. But with talk of digitizing theses in the near future, students and faculty alike have expressed concerns about not having a physical copy of student work stored in the…

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? New College hosts its first AOC trivia night
The resin molds, made by Hampton, were given out as prizes to the lucky winners.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? New College hosts its first AOC trivia night

Thirty-eight novos ditched their homework and logged on to Zoom on the evening of Friday, Feb. 12 for the first annual Trivia Night. Thesis student Marcela Pardo Zapata and first-year Fehmi Neffati hosted the event. Custom resin molds made by second-year Cecilia Hampton and a…

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