Peace, love, music: Newstock

Newstock, New College’s annual salute to Woodstock, took place this past Saturday on Z-Green. The groups that performed covered everything from rock to jazz to alternative electronic music. Newstock is an Resident Advisor (RA) sponsored event, overseen this year by Residence Hall Director Lauren Burr.…

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Thesis art show displays students work

By Colt Dodd Amid light conversation, Exposure, a thesis student art exhibition, opened in the Iserman Gallery last Thursday and will run until Dec. 11. Featuring the work of eight artists, exhibits of all different mediums ranging from oil paintings to animation were put in…

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Sand sculpting competition raises money for Mote

This year’s Crystal Classics sand sculpting competition was held at Siesta Key with Mote Marine as the event’s beneficiary. Hundreds of people enjoyed the velvety sand and the plethora of tents selling beer and crafts while the smooth, white sculptures loomed against the horizon.  Starting…

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Chalk this way: The International Chalk Festival

From 28 different countries, artists traveled to Venice, Fla. to participate in the annual International Chalk Festival. Remaining on their hands and knees for several hours on end, artists created breath-taking pieces of artwork under the sun. By the end of the day, every artist…

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Game on: International Game Day

By Colt Dodd International Games Day, the one day of the year where the library becomes transformed into a gamer haven, was held on Nov. 15. Featuring games such as Magic: the Gathering and Apples to Apples in Spanish, the event lasted a total of…

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Stem Cell research advances

Despite its controversial nature, stem cell research has resulted in a wave of medical science breakthroughs. Stem cells have produced effective results in tests to cure Type 1 diabetes and treat the degenerative brain disease Parkinson’s. Scientists have also engineered stem cells which effectively kill…

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Harvest Festival small but successful

This past Sunday a small crowd formed on Z-green for the first ever Council of Green Affairs (CGA) Harvest Festival. Unfortunately no local farmers agreed to sell their produce on campus, but there were plants, pumpkins and food free for the taking. The Harvest Festival…

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