Demystifying the SUS budget: how NCF plans to take advantage of additional funding category
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2019, Fountain outside of Cook Hall on a sunny day.

Demystifying the SUS budget: how NCF plans to take advantage of additional funding category

President Donal O’Shea will be travelling to Gainesville to defend the “New College Tomorrow: Arts and Sciences for Florida’s Future” proposal, which requests an additional $700,000 for the 2020–2021 school year, at the Oct. 30 Florida Board of Governors (FBOG) meeting. The proposal focuses on…

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Demographic statistics of the cohort of 2019
Cohort of 2019 during orientation.

Demographic statistics of the cohort of 2019

Photo courtesy of New College of FloridaThe cohort of 2019 outside of College Hall, facing the bay, during orientation week. In the midst of the college’s growth plan, this is the second year that the incoming cohort has claimed the title of the smallest class…

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Relevant rights: student protections on campus
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Vacca During consensual encounters, there are no police commands, force, lights or sirens.

Relevant rights: student protections on campus

Photo courtesy of Kathleen VaccaDuring consensual encounters, there are no police commands, force, lights or sirens. Amidst concerns about the seemingly heightened presence of police on campus and controversies surrounding police encounters, students have expressed confusion regarding what rights they have as residents of this…

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Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge
Photo courtesy of NCF Quizbowl The Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament.

Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge

Photo courtesy of NCF QuizbowlThe Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament. New College is not known for its sports programs. There is a stereotype about Novo Collegians being more erudite than athletic and preferring the air-conditioned indoors to the green sports pitch. While…

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The Climate Action Plan: how New College aims to slowly minimize its carbon footprint
Food Forest TA Evan Teal gives an informational plant walk to a visitor from the (area or community)

The Climate Action Plan: how New College aims to slowly minimize its carbon footprint

 The New College of Florida Climate Action Plan, prepared in 2010, was the first call to analyze and modify the school’s individual contribution to climate change. Since 2010, however, many changes have affected the variables involved in being eco-friendly. Now, with global climate strikes stressing…

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Four Winds reopens, students involvement necessary
Third-year Emily, Bill Moore and first-year transfer Elan Sandler welcome eager students to the soft opening of the café.

Four Winds reopens, students involvement necessary

The Logistics of Re—Opening After months of negotiations, the Four Winds Café reopened its doors on Tuesday, Oct. 22.   The college carved out $24,000 which will pay Metz to assist with bringing Four Winds to a more business-savvy student run operation over the semester. The…

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Campus Climate Town Hall brings student concerns to the forefront through open conversation
(photo by Giulia Heyward/Catalyst) Students pictured at the 2016 Midnight Debates. Student turnout to NCSA events such as the Midnight Debates or Towne Meetings has decreased in recent years.

Campus Climate Town Hall brings student concerns to the forefront through open conversation

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Hamilton Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to discuss the recent plans and progress made by administrators to try to aid the concerns expressed by students over the past couple of years. Some of the issues addressed include the…

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Doctors for Camp Closure protest immigration policies
This local DC physican was heavily involved in advocating for pro-immigration policies.

Doctors for Camp Closure protest immigration policies

On Saturday, Oct. 19, Doctors for Camp Closure (D4CC) held a rally in the U.S. Navy Memorial Plaza, mere blocks from the White House. This rally turned out nearly a hundred physicians, students, reporters and local activists, all ready to challenge the actions of the…

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Mold and mildew pervade campus

 From walks to the bay to students opting for a 'natural scent,' earthy smells pervade campus. But if one earthy smell has a hint of rotten cheese or wet carpet, it might be from mold and mildew. With student life entrenched in the swamp of…

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Impeachment proceedings continue within Congress
Department of Defense senior leaders attend the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2017. During the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, 184 people were killed at the Pentagon. (DOD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Impeachment proceedings continue within Congress

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the House of Representatives will reconvene and the impeachment inquiry launched by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Sept. 24, 2019 will continue. Until then, however, many updates, including high-profile depositions and subpoenas, await Americans. Following an anonymous whistleblower complaint…

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