New College student organizes Critical Mass

Critical Mass, organized by New College second-year Kaithleen Coñoepan, hit the streets of Sarasota this Friday. More than 20 cyclists attended. The majority of them were New College students but also included several members from the Sarasota community. Coñoepan had participated in Critical Mass events…

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Six ideal ways to spend your refund checks

At long last, refunds have arrived. For those of us receiving that surplus of funds from loans, scholarships, etc., now is the time to finally pay bills and buy groceries and fill gas tanks. There's some things we’re technically not supposed to use our refunds…

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CGA dishes dirt on composting

Students who have been living on the New College campus may be aware of the composting and recycling programs, two very vital parts of local environmental activism students can directly contribute to. The Catalyst caught up to members of the Council of Green Affairs (CGA)…

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Saturday protest in solidarity with Standing Rock

A direct action event took place in Tampa on Saturday, Sept. 17 to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their ongoing fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline Project. The proposed Dakota Access pipeline will transverse 1,172 miles from North Dakota’s Bakken and…

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Out with Moodle and in with Canvas

The online gradebook system Moodle -- an open source system developed by people in their free time by people who want to contribute to a community -- is going to be replaced this year with Canvas, a state-run entity owned by Instructure a technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah.…

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NCSA Election results are in

The New College Student Alliance (NCSA) recently held elections to determine who would be elected to the positions of First-year Representative on the Student Allocations Committee, the Diversity Representative and the Green Affairs Representative for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. It was an interesting race,…

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