2021 Dante’s Inferno COUP Photo Gallery
From left to right, third-years Chloë-Arizona Fodor, NCSA Sofia Lombardi and Rocío Del Mar dressed up for a devilish night of fun.

2021 Dante’s Inferno COUP Photo Gallery

Third-year Barbara “Babs” Monteiro and thesis student Magdelena VanThien dancing at COUP.Second-years Rae Thompson and Carleigh Shourds in pirate-inspired costumes.Third-years Jude Zelznak and K.C. Casey in matching outfits.A glamorous shot of third-year Kyla Baal.First-year Caroline Young and thesis student Eleanor "Ellie" Young, with a guest…

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New College Fashion Archive: inspirations, aestheticism and expression at NCF
Third-year Rocío Ramirez Castro fully decked out in an outfit complete with stylized makeup, Steampunk-esque goggles, statement jewelry and a wig.

New College Fashion Archive: inspirations, aestheticism and expression at NCF

“Why do New College students dress like... that?” New College students are surely no stranger to this question. As a campus that seems to allure those who identify with the offbeat, fringe and unconventional, New College has a long and rich history of eccentric fashion. …

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Welcome to Hell! Dante’s Inferno COUP hosts talk party planning and purgatory
Artwork promoting this year's Dante's Inferno COUP, showing the overpass collapsing and descending into Hell. Photo courtesy of Madi Markham and Bella Shuler, artwork by Kiara Vasquez-Valentin.

Welcome to Hell! Dante’s Inferno COUP hosts talk party planning and purgatory

“New College students are no stranger to hell here: the Pei tunnels, Ham food, the Devil’s chair by the bay. We’re ready to help the campus embrace it once more.”  This is the winking statement offered by the hosts of this year’s Halloween Center of…

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Art, public space, and urban revitalization: a history of Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, and why you should visit
The Village Art House, one of many attractions at the Village of the Arts.

Art, public space, and urban revitalization: a history of Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, and why you should visit

The Village of the Arts (VOTA) used to be a neighborhood of doddering early-20th century “residential bungalows, Florida Cracker homes and later additions,” according to the Artists Guild of Manatee. The neighborhood was experiencing severe urban decay, a common problem in American cities and one…

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Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead
"The zombie apocalypse begins..." proclaims ncfzombies.tumblr.com, which provides a brief overview of the gist of the game.

Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead

After taking a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New College time-honored Halloween tradition, Zombies, has been raised from the dead. It is being led and revitalized by third-year student, Jade Stryker. This year’s game began on the morning of Monday, Oct. 25 and…

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Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum
As annoying as students may find the repeated emails requesting that they fill out their Instructional Evaluations, they're a pivotal way for students to make their voices heard in the academic sphere.

Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum

The forum has been a valuable tool for New College students to communicate with one another for years. The forum is extremely useful for students looking for help with projects, buying or selling second hand clothes and furniture, organizing small events such as game nights…

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A preview of the “Love, Art, Repeat” gallery grand opening with Streets of Paradise President Greg Cruz
A piece of locally-made art, waiting to be hung on the gallery walls.

A preview of the “Love, Art, Repeat” gallery grand opening with Streets of Paradise President Greg Cruz

Approximately a ten-minute drive from campus and nestled in the Rosemary District—as the bustle of Sarasota slows from shiny new roundabouts crowded with cars to hot, unforgiving sidewalks crowded with pedestrians—is an empty room next to the Planned Parenthood on 734 Central Ave. The wide…

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Ringling Underground, resurfaced
Thesis student Willa Tinsley smiles for the camera mid-sway during Glaze’s performance.

Ringling Underground, resurfaced

After nearly a year and a half of being on hiatus, Oct. 7 marked the return of the beloved Sarasota social event long cherished by New College students, Ringling Underground. Sandwiched between Caples and B-Dorm, the Ringling Museum welcomes college students with free entry to…

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