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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Garage sale event seeks to reclaim legacy of the Free Store
Image of a thrift store, courtesy of Beatrice Forman.

Garage sale event seeks to reclaim legacy of the Free Store

There's a biting chill to the air this November. With the frosty arrival of this season's weather, many are rummaging through the back-end vestiges of their winter collections, hoping to find something to bundle together for warmth. Yet, not everyone has the clothing they need…

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Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box
Act one of Mr. Burns. Photo taken by: Corey Christian. Photo courtesy of: Tim O'Donnell.

Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box

Since the start of the pandemic, the Performance at New College (PANC) production company has had to undergo several changes in order to put on its shows safely. In spring 2020, PANC staged a production of Carrie: the Musical, which stood out as different from…

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From student of French to teacher of English: spotlight on alums in the Teaching Assistant Program in France
Alum Joey Daniels (‘21) poses in front of pyramid structure designed by I.M. Pei, architect of New College’s Pei residence buildings, inside the Louvre Museum.

From student of French to teacher of English: spotlight on alums in the Teaching Assistant Program in France

Living abroad undoubtedly presents its challenges, but for New College students who have studied foreign language, these difficulties can be less daunting. For former students Abi DeGregorio (‘19) and Joey Daniels (‘21), the choice to move abroad after graduation was clear after both became English…

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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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The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus
This year's Library After Dark will feature rock-painting, button-making and a series of snacks.

The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus

If you find yourself looking beyond the pumpkin patch this year for Halloween activities, the following considerations are sure to delight your frights.  Ever wonder what happens in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library, at night? This year’s fourth annual Library After Dark will take place…

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