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
As annoying as students may find the repeated emails requesting that they fill out their Instructional Evaluations, they're a pivotal way for students to make their voices heard in the academic sphere.

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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Students for Sensible Drug Policy: a history, challenges and the future of harm reduction at New College
Former SSDP members Hannah Procell ('18), Kendall Southworth ('21), Elijah Weiss ('19) and Hannah Hoogerwoerd ('21) with NCF alum Rick Doblin ('87).

Students for Sensible Drug Policy: a history, challenges and the future of harm reduction at New College

“So, what's drug use like on campus?”  It’s a question that leaves many a campus tour guide stammering “Well… um,” and that has countless prospective students whispering an embarrassed “Mom!” or “Dad!” The well-honed response campus tour guides give to potential students and their families…

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Exploring the hidden gems and secret services of New College
A panoramic view of the bayfront from an alcove north of College Hall.

Exploring the hidden gems and secret services of New College

Lush open meadows, vast waterfront vistas, gloriously chaotic musical storerooms and richly decorated wardrobe wracks. Wonders exist for the explorer willing to venture into the unknown flowerbeds and bureaucratic brambles of the New College of Florida campus. Mapping out the hidden destinations and secret services…

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Asian Film & Talk series successfully relaunches after year-long hiatus
This month's movie, The Lunchbox, is the story of Ila, a lonely housewife, who adds a note to her neglectful husband's lunchbox one day in order to bring back the spark of their marriage. When the lunchbox accidentally winds up in the hands of Saajan, a widower, the two start an unlikely friendship without ever meeting in person.

Asian Film & Talk series successfully relaunches after year-long hiatus

Since 2016, various faculty in International and Area Studies and Chinese Language and Culture have held the Asian Film & Talk Series as part of the “New College: Connecting the Art + Humanities” season, in partnership with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. After taking the…

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