College kids and car trips:  My New Orleans experience
Transfer student Ben Cook sips on some iced coffee before trying a beignet

College kids and car trips: My New Orleans experience

When I first posed the idea of a cross-country road trip to my parents, they told me I was naive. Transfer student Benjamin Cook and I originally planned a trip to Colorado, but as spring break drew near, we realized that our plan was in…

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Breaking down Trump’s budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget promises to raise defense spending by $54 billion without changing the dollar amount of the overall budget. Which seems promising at first glance,  however, the proposed budget requires cuts to important industries to support the shift in funds, which is,…

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CIW hosts fundraiser for  upcoming ColumBUS
The CIW fundraiser event featured a vegetarian friendly dinner and discussion on the CIW.

CIW hosts fundraiser for upcoming ColumBUS

A fundraiser for the upcoming CIW Florida Caravan to Columbus, Ohio, over Spring Break occurred on Saturday, March 18 at the Green Bean Coffee House. “We will be joining thousands of farmworkers and allies at the Wendy's headquarters to demand farmworker justice from the final…

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Emmy Perez: Bilingual poet breaks down borders
Emmy Perez meets with students from Reggie Young's poetry classes: the Introduction to Creative Writing course and the From Poem to Story to Poem advanced class. Photo courtesy Reggie Young.

Emmy Perez: Bilingual poet breaks down borders

Poet Emmy Perez uses language to beautifully describe this terrifying issue, which directly affects her community in the Rio Grande border. Splitting her poetry into two languages like the border wall splits her community, Perez uses words to express her emotions about a wide range…

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Aeolus: New College’s premier undergraduate  research journal
Aeolus is currently accepting submissions before their April 3rd deadline for their four- page insert in Nimbe. All photos Giulia Heyward.

Aeolus: New College’s premier undergraduate research journal

The Beginning Neal Lacey received a fellowship to do research in Columbia, Missouri. He packed his bags and flew to Dr. Justin Walensky’s chemistry lab at the University of Missouri. It was while at Mizzou, that Lacey befriended his Residential Advisor (RA), Anurag Chandram. They…

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Food Forest Festival: Sprouting roots

Right past the Ringling Museum while walking down Bay Shore Road, one can catch sight of the new student-made Food Forest as it’s roof tile bordering and vibrant flora first presents itself. With a makeshift wooden tent covered in multi-patterned tapestries, by a succulent plant…

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