Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health
A cashier counts Venezuelan bolivar notes in a state-run supermarket in Caracas.

Venezuelan condom shortage threatens public health

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I Earlier this month, U.S. citizens were shocked to read headlines reporting on boxes of condoms selling for $755 on MercadoLibre, a website where Venezuelans purchase goods in short supply. The unavailability of condoms, birth control pills…

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New College receives $540k from BOG in performance improvements
The BOG adopted performance based metrics after deciding that they were a growing and inevitable trend.

New College receives $540k from BOG in performance improvements

February 18, 2015 / Volume XXXVII / Issue I Last year, New College lost $1.8 million in funding following a low score on a performance-based metric system devised by the Florida Board of Governors (BOG). After a successful six-month performance improvement plan designed by the…

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Cop shop gives emergency procedure

By Leigh Barber According to Everytown for Gun Safety, there have been at least 90 school shootings in America since December 2012. School shootings are more common in the United States today than ever before, and New College police officers are trying to raise awareness…

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First annual New Style fashion show

By Colt Dodd In the spirit of promoting body positivity, eight resident advisors (RA) are collaborating to host the first annual New Style New College: Body Positive Fashion Show. Participants are invited to strut their stuff in the Black Box Theater on Saturday, Dec. 6…

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Brutality erupts in Hong Kong protests

The Hong Kong protests gained momentum after footage was released of protesters defending themselves from pepper spray with umbrellas, but Occupy supporters may have a new face for their movement. On Oct. 15, Civic Party protester and social worker Ken Tsang Kin-chiu was filmed being…

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