Meet the Candidates event hosted by College

On Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m., New College’s College Democrats club hosted “Meet the Candidates”, drawing in a crowd of about 30 students into the Teaching Auditorium. Attending the event were democratic candidates Terri Wonder, for District 6 County Commissioner-at-large and Henry Lawrence, for District 16 Representative in Congress. The two candidates, both…

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Diversity Week sparks educational discussions

Resident advisor’s (R.A.) and Pluralism Committee members banded together during last week’s Diversity Week events in order to create a safe space to discuss the nature of the student body and promote diversity at New College. Following this semester’s recent emergency community meeting at which the student body engaged in an open discussion about…

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Trans Bodies,Trans Selves

The historic first edition of “Trans Bodies, Trans Selves,” which follows in the footsteps of the emblematic “Our Bodies, Ourselves” is set to be published on May 30 this year. Subtitled “A resource for the transgender community,” the book has been in the works as far back as 2009, after the editor, Dr.…

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Celebration of Pei in Palm Court

Dance music, a small stage and colorful decorations are accouterments that are not usually present in Palm Court on a Sunday afternoon. On April 13, however, all of the above adorned the “Center of the Universe.” In honor of the master behind the New College…

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Bayside society party benefits Cook Library

A sea of fancy hats, floral sundresses and fast cars overtook the Bay Shore side of campus for the 31st Annual Pique Nique Sur La Baie. The event took place on Wednesday, April 2 and attracted more than 500 members of the Sarasota community. They mingled with NCF students, faculty and staff, while…

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The Fighting Armadillos claw their way to a win

Flags flew at the Ringling College of Art and Design versus New College of Florida football game on April 7. The Ringling “Fighting Armadillos” pulled off a 10-6 win over the NCF “Empty Sets.” The game-play was fierce, and although it was 80 degrees, neither team lacked intensity. The game was held to…

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month at New College

This article may contain triggering material related to sexual assault and domestic violence. The month of April marks the recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year, the Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) is hosting a number of events in order to raise…

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Students share internship experiences

To follow up last week’s article about the new internship coordinator position, the Catalyst profiles student internships. Students say interning gives them real world experience, insights into their interests, thesis ideas and prepares them for their future careers. Second year Anna Rodriguez, an Anthropology AOC,…

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