Roundup policy protested by students, who claim its use is toxic to humans and the environment
Thesis student Olympia Fulcher displaying their sign at the Oct. 15 protest. Reads: Roundup killed my uncle. How many more?

Roundup policy protested by students, who claim its use is toxic to humans and the environment

On Friday, Oct. 15, students rallied outside College Hall within view of President Okker’s office. Displaying bold signs and speaking with passion, they condemned New College's continued use of Roundup, a powerful chemical herbicide produced by the controversial corporate titan Monsanto. This gathering marked the…

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Welcome to Hell! Dante’s Inferno COUP hosts talk party planning and purgatory
Artwork promoting this year's Dante's Inferno COUP, showing the overpass collapsing and descending into Hell. Photo courtesy of Madi Markham and Bella Shuler, artwork by Kiara Vasquez-Valentin.

Welcome to Hell! Dante’s Inferno COUP hosts talk party planning and purgatory

“New College students are no stranger to hell here: the Pei tunnels, Ham food, the Devil’s chair by the bay. We’re ready to help the campus embrace it once more.”  This is the winking statement offered by the hosts of this year’s Halloween Center of…

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The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus
This year's Library After Dark will feature rock-painting, button-making and a series of snacks.

The Halloween Town High: upcoming activities on campus

If you find yourself looking beyond the pumpkin patch this year for Halloween activities, the following considerations are sure to delight your frights.  Ever wonder what happens in the Jane Bancroft Cook Library, at night? This year’s fourth annual Library After Dark will take place…

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Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead
"The zombie apocalypse begins..." proclaims ncfzombies.tumblr.com, which provides a brief overview of the gist of the game.

Zombies: the living return of tradition once dead

After taking a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the New College time-honored Halloween tradition, Zombies, has been raised from the dead. It is being led and revitalized by third-year student, Jade Stryker. This year’s game began on the morning of Monday, Oct. 25 and…

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Title IX meets student outreach with new student intern
A headshot of Compliance Officer and Deputy Title IX Coordinator Taylor Parker-Sellick.

Title IX meets student outreach with new student intern

Title IX, a federal civil right law passed in 1972, stands to prohibit sex-based discrimination within education settings. A newly presented opportunity, New College Title IX Coordinator Taylor Parker-Sellick (‘14) is taking on thesis student Telle Fugett as a student intern, a position which evolved…

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Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum
Students can either opt in or out of being added to the student forum by contacting the forum moderator.

Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum

The forum has been a valuable tool for New College students to communicate with one another for years. The forum is extremely useful for students looking for help with projects, buying or selling second hand clothes and furniture, organizing small events such as game nights…

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Hamilton Center jammers take Ringling Underground: Dreamthing’s Julian La Rosa and Lev Gurt
Dreamthing at this month’s Ringling Underground, from left to right: Alex Alfonso (guitar), Lev Gurt (drums), Joshua “JB” Brining (guitar), Julian “Jules” La Rosa (bass), and Dana Laag (vocals).

Hamilton Center jammers take Ringling Underground: Dreamthing’s Julian La Rosa and Lev Gurt

When Lev Gurt (‘20) and Julian La Rosa (cohort of ‘16) bonded through music at New College, little did they know that one day they would play together professionally, nevertheless at this month’s Ringling Underground. The two started playing together with friends, who would soon…

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CGA’s Groovin’ in the Garden connects students to arts, crafts and nature
Located near old Caples and the carriage house on the bay side of campus, the Caples garden and food forest are one of New College's hidden gems.

CGA’s Groovin’ in the Garden connects students to arts, crafts and nature

The Caples campus has long been a beautiful and significant part of New College’s history. Outside of providing a home to various music and arts classes, the Caples campus also houses the school’s premier community garden, where students are free to pick fresh mulberries and…

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New Caples Waterfront dock seeks to add beauty and functionality to New College
A view of the nearly-finished dock, lit up after hours.

New Caples Waterfront dock seeks to add beauty and functionality to New College

Home to the Waterfront program, the campus garden and the ever-mysterious mansion, New College’s Caples Waterfront has long been one of the most charming spaces on campus. Despite its welcoming feel and stunning views of the bay, the Waterfront has also been notoriously under-utilized by…

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