The history of the barracks

photo courtesy of Tim SnyderCarlye Lay with a halo preparing to throw a pot in the barracks. In the years shortly after the establishment of New College, the various army barracks that scattered the land where the Dort and Goldstein dormitories stand today housed Physical…

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The Ringling estate before NCF

The entrance view from the first steps outside the Ringling mansion. All photos courtesy of New College of Florida Archives. New College of Florida was established as a private liberal arts college in 1960 but only joined the State University System as a public institution—as…

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The Waterfront: a short history

  27*22.80N, 082*33.89W. For generations of water-loving students, this coordinate point marks the first place they rigged a sailboat, went on an afternoon-long kayaking adventure or learned how to windsurf. While this is a place in common to many cohorts, the face and facilities of…

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The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni
(Source: New College Archives Collections) A photo of Pei Second Court. The person in the photo is unknown.

The Dort door shitter, lube wrestling and other stories from New College alumni

  “I talked to the roommate of the Dort door shitter. He said the Dort door shitter was Richard, and it was room 204,” third-year, Bianca Persechino said with a straight face to the Catalyst. “I don’t know if we are supposed to know who…

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