Three-alarm fire burns for thirty minutes on Ringling campus construction
Massive clouds of smoke billowing from the three-alarm fire on the roof of a newly constructed Ringling College of Art and Design building. Photo by Pariesa Young.

Three-alarm fire burns for thirty minutes on Ringling campus construction

A fire began on the roof of a building being constructed on the Ringling College of Art and Design on Tuesday, March 7. No one was injured in the fire and no damage was inflicted upon the surrounding buildings. At the time of the fire,…

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Dante Barry inspires students of color

This weekend, Executive Director of Million Hoodies Movement for Justice Dante Barry taught New College students about what fighting for racial justice looks like from the front lines. “I first came to Million Hoodies in 2013 and I was in very deep rage,” Barry said.…

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Zealandia: The eighth continent?

Antarctica, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America… and Zealandia. The world’s continents recently gained a potential new member when a team of researchers found a vast landmass attached to New Zealand Zealandia was discovered using upgraded satellite-based elevation and gravity map technology and…

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A LEAP forward: The CEO’s 6-part mini-workshop series

After a year’s absence, the Career Engagement Office (CEO) has recently restarted its six-part LEAP mini-workshop series to develop professionalism in both interviews and the workplace. LEAP stands for “Leadership, Engagement, Awareness, and Professionalism” and was first started two years ago by the CEO’s Assistant…

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Hampshire College stops flying US flag entirely

Hampshire College, a small liberal arts college based in western Massachusetts, has stopped flying the U.S. flag entirely following student response to the election. CNN reports that the college agreed with students to lower the flag to half-staff. Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash stated that…

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