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SUBMITTED BY MADELEINE YOUNT Whether you are applying for a Goldwater, Fulbright, NSF REU, or Critical Language Scholarship, your application essays are one of the few opportunities to show off your personality and make an impression. It may be difficult anticipating what fellowship reviewers look…

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NCSA weekly updates – September 23

On Wednesday, Sept. 17, a Towne Meeting was held in Hamilton “Ham” Center. Legislation included a Four Winds customer satisfaction survey, changing “Center of Universe Party” to “Center of the Universe Party” - both with the acronym COUP, and a presentation of the “Something Wicked…

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NCSA weekly updates – September 16

Student Court met on Sunday, Sept. 5 to elect yet another new secretary. Originally, third-year and Catalyst staff writer Dylan Pryor was elected into the position on Sunday, Aug. 23. However, due to conflict with another NCSA position, he was forced to decline. In response,…

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Wall previews – Pool Party Wall and Innocent Wall

Friday, Sept. 18 Pool Party Wall Pool Party Wall will be hosted by thesis students Garret Murto and Zachary Poe. “Pool Party Wall began two years ago as Zack's inspiration to expand the use of all of New College's facilities for entertainment and fun by…

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Not so “NEW” College – Familiar growing pains

In the Spring 2015 semester, the student body voted to change the name of the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) body known as the Council of Student Affairs (CSA) to the Council of Student Life (CSL). This council serves to represent students and their needs…

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Wall Preview – Friday, September 11

Lady Rap Wall, hosted by thesis student Patricia “Tricia” Johnson, will feature music by revolutionary female hip hop artists. “I got frustrated at how easily people seem to forget the incredible music created by and for Black women,” Johnson said. “This is the third time…

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NCSA Updates – September 9

On Friday, September 4, the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) held their Early Fall Elections led by Supervisor of Elections Sabrina Finn. Ethan Kennedy was election as First Year Student Allocations Committee (SAC) Representative for the entire academic year with 47 votes, followed by Kayla…

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Not so “NEW” College – SOS: Save Our Schools movement

In spring of 1995, the Sarasota County School Board, citing budget cuts, unanimously voted to shut down New Directions High School and Ideal Alternative High School. Both schools were alternative high schools, aimed at helping students who were at high risk of dropping out. The…

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