Student incentive vaccination program strives for total vaccination of student body
Latest news on vaccinations doled out in Florida throughout the last week. Courtesy of the Florida Department of Health.

Student incentive vaccination program strives for total vaccination of student body

Vaccination has become a hot-button topic in much of the United States, especially in Florida. With Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis threatening to pull funding from institutions that require vaccination, many Florida schools have elected to not require them, but to strongly encourage them. Being one…

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Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson: best protection against COVID-19
Three COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the FDA and are being widely distributed.

Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson: best protection against COVID-19

On Sept. 17, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report which compared the efficacy of the three vaccines currently available in the United States to protect against COVID-19. An important note of the report is that it measures the effectiveness of…

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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 every Tuesday.

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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New College reports first positive COVID-19 case this semester
The college has designated several individual dorms for mandated quarantines, such as this room in the Pei residence halls.

New College reports first positive COVID-19 case this semester

Six weeks into the first full semester during the COVID-19 pandemic, the inevitable happened: the first positive case of COVID-19 was reported for the academic year on Tuesday, September 29. College officials remain tight-lipped on details about this case and would not disclose whether the…

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Thesis student traditions in the wake of COVID-19: What’s going virtual, what’s being delayed and what may be left behind

On March 24, Associate Provost Suzanne Sherman sent an email addressed to thesis students with basic procedural guidelines for thesis submission and baccalaureate exams this semester, but one specific detail sparked concern in graduating students: only electronic theses will be submitted to the library on…

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