After the most recent break-in, the Fight Club offers a valuable tool to feeling safer on campus
Students showed enthusiasm for the creation of the Fight Club when Monteiro first proposed it, and support only increased after the on-campus intrusion.

After the most recent break-in, the Fight Club offers a valuable tool to feeling safer on campus

In the wake of the most recent residential break-in, the importance of ​​fighting and self-defense skills are abundantly apparent, and the Fight Club offers a place to learn them for free. On Aug. 24, third-year Barbara “Babs” Monteiro sent out an email to the student…

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Weekly sources of information on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting New College
New College continues to offer weekly COVID-19 tests on campus every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Weekly sources of information on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting New College

After a period of sustained control, the pandemic has again reared its ugly head. In both Florida and Sarasota county, it’s worse than it has ever been with the seven-day rolling average for new daily cases exceeding 16,000 every day in Florida since Aug. 1.…

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COVID-19 and extensive water damage to the library roof continue to make study carrels unreservable
Thesis carrels continue to remain undecorated this year.

COVID-19 and extensive water damage to the library roof continue to make study carrels unreservable

Study carrels—normally available only for thesis students to reserve for a year—are remaining open for anyone to use this year, owing to the pandemic, difficulties with vandalism and a severely water-damaged library roof. The purpose of a study carrel is to provide a quiet place…

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Mulberries are in season at New College!
Fresh mulberries from NCF's Food Forest and Carbon Farm.

Mulberries are in season at New College!

Mulberry season is upon us: mulberry trees already beginning to fruit. Campus is home to many Mulberry trees of two main varieties, the larger Morus nigra and the smaller Pakistani mulberry tree the Morus macroura.  Students looking to track down the delicious mulberry either as…

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Student leaders testified against Bright Futures bill in Tallahassee on Tuesday
Sofia Lombardi testifying against SB-86 before the FL Senate Education Committee on March 16, 2021.

Student leaders testified against Bright Futures bill in Tallahassee on Tuesday

Two members of the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) executive cabinet traveled to Tallahassee to against Senate Bill 86 on Tuesday, March 16 at the Capitol. Among other changes to financial aid, the bill would cut Bright Futures scholarships for students studying topics that don't…

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New LabStat portal allows easier access to COVID-19 test results
New College continues to offer weekly COVID-19 tests on campus every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New LabStat portal allows easier access to COVID-19 test results

The portal will be a faster way to check results. The Counselling and Wellness Center (CWC) has partnered with test provider LabStat to create a portal for students to check COVID-19 test results. In the coming semesters, the hope is that the portal will make…

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First-Year Office Hours with the NCSA

First-Year Office Hours poster. Photo courtesy of Sofia Lombardi.  New College Student Alliance (NCSA) President Sofia Lombardi and Vice President of Academic Affairs Elan Sandler are there “for everything and anything” that first-year and transfer students need during first-year office hours. In this case, first-year…

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