Winter break housing prices and ISP meal plans bring about controversy
Campus often feels empty and desolate during winter break and ISP--but getting to stay on campus during these times is a requirement for some students' ISPs, and an incredibly valuable resource for housing insecure students. However, this doesn't mean that staying on campus during these times is always easy for students with limited budgets or specific dietary requirements. Photo taken by Sophia Brown.

Winter break housing prices and ISP meal plans bring about controversy

Throughout the years, New College has been met with criticism from the student body regarding issues of food insecurity and the quality of life on campus. Whether it be due to food quality, accessibility issues or even just finding suitable times to eat during a…

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Campus Police Department revives student dorm patrol position
A picture of the Campus Police Department building, known to many students as the “Cop Shop.” Photo by Nat Kornblum.

Campus Police Department revives student dorm patrol position

To college students, campus should be a place to call home. One of the most important elements of feeling at home is feeling safe, a right which was threatened at New College during the last two school years as campus dealt with a series of…

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Explaining the “Call for Letters” emails: how students can shape academic opportunities on campus
An exterior shot of Cook Hall, where the Provost's office is located. Photo taken by Sophia Brown.

Explaining the “Call for Letters” emails: how students can shape academic opportunities on campus

The end of each semester is marked by emails from the Provost’s Office to students, asking them to fill out Instructional Evaluations—to share their thoughts on the content of their courses and the helpfulness and accessibility of their professors. Students are highly encouraged to fill…

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EQTA Office and Band Room undergo significant renovations
Ariella Russin poses with the newly organized jean couch, drumset, guitars, and keyboard. (Taken by Christine Wehner.)

EQTA Office and Band Room undergo significant renovations

Any student who has ever attended a Wall, participated in a student-run event with live music or who has attended a Senate Meeting with a functioning microphone has two different groups of people to thank: the Equipment Teaching Assistants (EQTAs) and the Band Room TAs.…

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New Executive Assistant to the President, Maura Galvao, shares a look into the position
College Hall (left) and Cook Hall (right), found at New College's bay front.

New Executive Assistant to the President, Maura Galvao, shares a look into the position

Every President, CEO or director has an assistant to keep them organized and on top of their daily, weekly and monthly duties. On Nov. 17, it was announced to the student body that Maura Galvao had accepted the position of Executive Assistant to the President…

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Four Winds reopens following a two-year closure
The Four Winds' newly remodeled interior entrance. (Photo taken by Brynn Halpern.)

Four Winds reopens following a two-year closure

After the closure of the Four Winds Cafe in 2020 and several attempts at repurposing and relaunching the space over the past two years, it finally formally reopened this semester on Nov. 11, not as a full-fledged cafe, but as an additional recreation and study…

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First Member of Gen Z Elected to Congress: Maxwell Alejandro Frost
Maxwell Frost speaking to an audience. (Courtesy of frostforcongress.com)

First Member of Gen Z Elected to Congress: Maxwell Alejandro Frost

As more and more members of Generation Z—people born between 1997 and 2012—reach voting age, a persistent critique has been the lack of representation of their age group in political races. However, during this midterm election, this was finally set to change. Maxwell Alejandro Frost,…

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Peeking behind the curtain of the 2022 Dance Collective Showcase
The Dance Collective Showcase flyer. (Courtesy of Gaby Batista, illustrated by a member of the Art Club.)

Peeking behind the curtain of the 2022 Dance Collective Showcase

Among the oldest forms of artistic expression is dancing, and 6,000 years of human history have found a home in the Mildred Sainer Auditorium. Over the course of each semester, the Dance Collective club on campus carefully coordinates their namesake, Dance Collective Showcase—an eclectic assembly…

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Federal judge blocks the “dystopian” House Bill 7 in court
The Florida Supreme Court building. (Courtesy of flickr.)

Federal judge blocks the “dystopian” House Bill 7 in court

“This is positively dystopian,” Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker stated in his Nov. 17th ruling which was able to temporarily block Florida’s House Bill 7, aka the Stop WOKE Act, from being enforced in public universities—such as New College.  The judge made distinct references…

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