TEDxNewCollegeofFlorida initiative takes off

A bold interest thread caught students’ attention a few weeks ago. The email, sent by second-year transfer Heath Hawkins, advertised a new initiative planned for April 24, 2016 – TEDxNewCollegeofFlorida. “Since I transferred here in Fall 2014, I realized how much collective genius and creativity…

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Joffrey’s replaces Starbucks at Ringling

At the beginning of this year, those who walked into the Ringling’s gift shop for their caffeine fix from the cafe upstairs were surprised. The coffee shop, formerly a Starbucks, is now a locally owned coffee and tea company called Joffrey’s. Don’t fret, though –…

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Four Winds Haunted House

  For college students, attractions such as Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios in Orlando and Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Tampa can break the bank, but no fear: New College’s very own Four Winds Cafe will bring the experience this Halloween to students for…

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Robocalls may cost Publix $5 million dollars

Publix boasts the slogan “Shopping is a pleasure,” but recently customers were not pleased when to the company called them on their cellphones without their consent. Publix is one of the largest grocery store chains in the South, and it is most prominent in Florida,…

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69 dollar one way flights from U.S. to Europe

  For many students, traveling is thought of as part of the college experience. Some students take classes abroad and others travel simply to have a good time. Although traveling is an attractive idea, it can be impossible to afford for those on a budget.…

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Fall brings first annual Pumpkin Patch Party

Fall is upon us. Although the Floridian climate does not lend itself to falling leaves, cool weather, and other seasonal indications, several on-campus autumn activities are scheduled for this season. The Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) is getting involved in the fun by hosting a…

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Largest collection of fossilized feces in South Florida Museum

The South Florida Museum is now home to the largest collection of fossilized dung. The museum will feature George Frandsen’s Guinness World Records-certified collection of coprolite – fossilized feces –, which boasts 1,277 pieces. The feces come from prehistoric reptiles and some carnivorous animals. Fossilized…

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New Radio New College

If one were to turn on the radio and listen to WSLR 96.5 Sarasota Community Radio on Saturday nights, one might hear anything from surfer punk to electronic music. The nighttime slot dedicated to New Radio New College can be described as none other than…

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Task Force updates

  Donal O’Shea and members of the Task Force met with a group of about 70 students to discuss Task Force recommendations and the next steps to see them through. Student feedback at the meeting, held on Sept. 21, called for different specialized groups within…

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KY and NC fail to handle rape cases properly

  Among many other states, Kentucky and North Carolina have placed themselves in the spotlight for failing to handle examinations in rape cases. More than 3,000 rape kits were never tested in Kentucky, and 333 rape kits were destroyed in North Carolina to make room…

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