Fall 2021 housing process made easy with instructional videos and one-on-one service
The upstairs interior of one of the Letter Dorms, as shown in the Housing Selection instructional video.

Fall 2021 housing process made easy with instructional videos and one-on-one service

Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs Mark Stier announced on Feb. 4 that, based on national COVID-19 vaccine deployment, New College administration was anticipating a return to “normal operations” by fall 2021. While several details are still up in the air, the Fall 2021 housing…

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A concise chronicle of the Campus Police Department
An unidentified University Police officer and another unidentified individual in front of Hamilton Center in the late 1970s or early 1980s. (Image courtesy of Officer Kelley Masten)

A concise chronicle of the Campus Police Department

The campus police department has evolved and changed with New College over the years. While tensions between students and police have fluctuated throughout the years, the trend downwards of the average age of new officers and a national shift in the attitude towards police has…

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SafeBAE Virtual Consent Summit keeps the dialogue going on ending sexual assault among students
The SafeBAE 2021 Virtual Consent Summit is the third annual summit that SafeBAE has held, with previous summits in Maine, Virginia, and New Mexico.

SafeBAE Virtual Consent Summit keeps the dialogue going on ending sexual assault among students

Ever since campus shut down in March 2020, health education at New College has been focused on COVID-19. Health Education Coordinator Susan Stahley said that her first few months at NCF since she arrived in Sept. 2020 have been spent trying to advertise and navigate…

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Bound theses: should they stay or should they go?
Bound theses in the Jane Bancroft Cook library collection.

Bound theses: should they stay or should they go?

Exploring the past theses in the library is an integral part of the New College experience. But with talk of digitizing theses in the near future, students and faculty alike have expressed concerns about not having a physical copy of student work stored in the…

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? New College hosts its first AOC trivia night
The resin molds, made by Hampton, were given out as prizes to the lucky winners.

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the smartest of them all? New College hosts its first AOC trivia night

Thirty-eight novos ditched their homework and logged on to Zoom on the evening of Friday, Feb. 12 for the first annual Trivia Night. Thesis student Marcela Pardo Zapata and first-year Fehmi Neffati hosted the event. Custom resin molds made by second-year Cecilia Hampton and a…

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NCF Black History Month celebrations persevere in the face of racist Zoombombing
Registration on Eventbrite for the "Health Disparities and Creative Intervention" lecture and other Black History Month virtual events was made accessible to students via email.

NCF Black History Month celebrations persevere in the face of racist Zoombombing

This February has seen a series of virtual lectures, screenings and volunteer events in honor of Black History Month, including the “Health Disparities and Creative Intervention” lecture on Feb. 9, showcasing the work of the Multicultural Health Institute (MHI). In a discussion run by founder…

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Board of Trustees preparing for potential budget cuts
New College students, including current NCSA President Sofia Lombardi, approach the Florida State Capitol on Feb. 25, 2020.

Board of Trustees preparing for potential budget cuts

Although the proposed merger last spring ultimately failed, it spurred NCF’s Board of Trustees to take a more proactive approach to the legislative agenda of the state. With constitutionally-required budget cuts forthcoming this session, the college’s continued independence may require it.  To the surprise of…

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