New College celebrates LGBTQ+ community with Pride Festival
Student waving Pride streamer. (Taken by Veronica Jolley.)

New College celebrates LGBTQ+ community with Pride Festival

New College celebrated its second student-led Pride Festival on Nov. 4, marking a successful student commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive community for all. The festival took place in the Nook and featured performances by local musical artists SUPERBITCH  and The Tilt, free food…

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Anthropology Commons hosts successful Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration
Concepción Poou Coy Tharin working on a piece in front of the Hamilton "Ham" Center. Photo by Gabriella Batista.

Anthropology Commons hosts successful Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

New College of Florida’s Anthropology Commons, with support from the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) and the Novo Collegian Alliance (NCA), hosted a celebration for Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday Oct. 9. Indigenous Peoples Day is a day of recognition and commemoration of the Indigenous…

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First Belonging Expo promotes inclusion on campus
Celeste Kadzis posing with the Belonging Expo schedule. Photo by Gaby Batista.

First Belonging Expo promotes inclusion on campus

Oct. 7 marked the day of the Student Activities & Campus Engagement (SAUCE) office’s first Belonging Expo, opening doors for students to engage with various affinity clubs and one another. Thesis student and Student Event Team (SET) Belonging Coordinator Celeste Kadzis has spent the past…

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Campus life dwindles during Fall Break at New College
The empty picnic area outside Boars Head and Hamilton Center during Fall Break. (Taken by Emma Iverson.)

Campus life dwindles during Fall Break at New College

New College welcomed a record-breaking enrollment in Fall 2023, boasting the highest number of students in recent memory—an astounding 30% increase from Fall 2022. Despite this enrollment boom, some students expressed concerns about the limited activities and food options available during Fall break. A Catalyst…

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Live arts on a budget
The Asolo Repertory theater Exterior. Photo by Alexandra Levy.

Live arts on a budget

The arts foster a community where individuals can express themselves creatively,  a necessity now more than ever in a politically turbulent Florida. It is crucial to support local theaters and art because they cultivate new perspectives and empathy toward lives completely different from one’s own.…

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New College celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival
Students enjoying the Mid-Autumn Festival. (Photo by Emma Iverson.)

New College celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival

On Sept. 28 the Chinese Program, in collaboration with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Student Alliance, held a celebration to observe the Mid-Autumn Festival. Students gathered together at the Dort and Goldstein residence grill to celebrate and enjoy traditional Chinese desserts: mooncakes, kabobs and…

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Indigenous People’s Day celebration planned for Oct. 9
Portion of the Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration flier. Photo courtesy of Gaby Batista.

Indigenous People’s Day celebration planned for Oct. 9

By Gabriella Batista & Isaac Tellechea Over the years, more and more states have opted to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day to commemorate those whose histories and cultures predate the colonization of the Americas. In 2021, President Joe Biden became the first U.S. President…

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Start ups and side hustles: NCF student entrepreneurs
Vendors lined up during 2023 New College Pride. Photo by Gaby Batista.

Start ups and side hustles: NCF student entrepreneurs

New College students aren’t shy about taking on big challenges, with many tackling internships, theses and jobs on and off campus. The honors curriculum seeks those who strive to take on challenges, resulting in the future-oriented student body seen on campus today. Entrepreneurship goes hand…

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First ever Amigos del Pueblo celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Flier for Amigos del Pueblo with event details and information. Photo by Gaby Batista

First ever Amigos del Pueblo celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month in Florida is a celebration of culture and belonging in a country that prides itself on multiculturalism. While Latino and Hispanic cultures vary in many aspects, myriad people from diverse backgrounds come together to honor their heritage from Sept. 15 to Oct.…

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Hillel Club starts off strong with first celebration of the year
Second-year student Atticus Sauer blows a shofar, a ceremonial horn, at the second day of the HillelClub celebrationof Rosh Hashanah. Photo by Maya Rish

Hillel Club starts off strong with first celebration of the year

The Hillel Club met on Sept. 16 in the Old Mail Room (OMR) to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, with a potluck. This was the first activity the club has hosted this semester, and it featured  traditional food including  apples and honey, Challah bread…

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