Garage sale event seeks to reclaim legacy of the Free Store
Image of a thrift store, courtesy of Beatrice Forman.

Garage sale event seeks to reclaim legacy of the Free Store

There's a biting chill to the air this November. With the frosty arrival of this season's weather, many are rummaging through the back-end vestiges of their winter collections, hoping to find something to bundle together for warmth. Yet, not everyone has the clothing they need…

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57 faculty and staff positions replaced or vacated this semester alone
The hope of the EPC is that these recent changes will reduce anxiety for new, incoming students and by having them cement their class schedules earlier in the semester.

57 faculty and staff positions replaced or vacated this semester alone

One of the most nontraditional features of New College—an institution which prides itself on being unique—is the small student-to-faculty and administration ratio. This allows for smaller classes, giving students the opportunity to connect with their professors beyond what a traditional lecture hall might offer. It…

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CDC authorizes mixing COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, allowing for increased flexibility
COVID-19 booster shots have become more widely available to more people in the recent weeks.

CDC authorizes mixing COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, allowing for increased flexibility

In recent months, booster shots have become a hot topic. Since August, several studies have shown decreased effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines over time, though effectiveness against hospitalization remains high. Booster shots are intended to increase the effectiveness of the vaccines after they begin to wane. …

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A new student-led basketball tournament between USF, Ringling and New College tees off
Players in the tournament chasing after a rebound. Photo taken by: Alsu Subkhankulov. Photo Courtesy of: Jacob Brody-Ogborn.

A new student-led basketball tournament between USF, Ringling and New College tees off

New College is not known for its sporting prowess, as the college lacks any organized sports. However, there are a handful of casual sporting events on campus, such as weekly Wednesday court soccer, the faculty and staff versus students Softball tradition that returned this year…

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The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus
This year's Library After Dark will feature rock-painting, button-making and a series of snacks.

The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus

If you find yourself looking beyond the pumpkin patch this year for Halloween activities, the following considerations are sure to delight your frights.  Ever wonder what happens in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library, at night? This year’s fourth annual Library After Dark will take place…

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Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead
"The zombie apocalypse begins..." proclaims ncfzombies.tumblr.com, which provides a brief overview of the gist of the game.

Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead

After taking a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New College time-honored Halloween tradition, Zombies, has been raised from the dead. It is being led and revitalized by third-year student, Jade Stryker. This year’s game began on the morning of Monday, Oct. 25 and…

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Title IX meets student outreach with new student intern
A headshot of Compliance Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinator Taylor Parker-Sellick.

Title IX meets student outreach with new student intern

Title IX, a federal civil right law passed in 1972, stands to prohibit sex-based discrimination within education settings. A newly presented opportunity, New College Title IX Coordinator Taylor Parker-Sellick (‘14) is taking on thesis student Telle Fugett as a student intern, a position which evolved…

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Middle school science teacher and democratic socialist Richie Floyd running for St. Pete city council
The homepage of Richie Floyd's website, including a headshot.

Middle school science teacher and democratic socialist Richie Floyd running for St. Pete city council

St. Petersburg’s citywide general election is rapidly approaching in just under a month, and one candidate has amassed attention and success during the August primary election—self-described “unabashed democratic socialist” Richie Floyd. Previously a middle school science teacher and now running for the District 8 City…

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