New semester brings new tutorials

Navigating the tutorials at New College can be a bit daunting, but they can be a great way to further explore topics not traditionally taught in classrooms.  Three of these topics offered this semester are Mindfulness Meditation, Arabic and Substance Abuse & Harm Reduction. The…

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Library switches to digital printing system

The library printing system has recently undergone needed changes, namely the doing away with cash cards as payment in favor of an entirely virtual system. The new printing system can be reached through a link listed on the Library Home Page or at print.ncf.edu.  Both…

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Parking Lot Regatta showcases student’s custom rides

"On your mark, ready, go!" Buyssens cheered to the competitors.The eyes painted on winner third-year Garland Hanson's face represent the "Monster" theme of the functional, yet elaborately designed bike.Second-years Gabe Sobel and Clayton Bauldree push their Anarchy vehicle to the finish line, using strength and…

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Helene Gold plans to engage community with cookies
photo courtesy of piqsels

Helene Gold plans to engage community with cookies

After renovations were completed in Fall 2018, the library café has been a venue for a variety of events, from weekly origami folding sessions to a contentious confrontation with the provost. But on Thursday, Dec. 5, Librarian Helene Gold will host a campus-wide cookie exchange…

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Cook Hall crime prompts discussion of theft prevention
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes In 2019, Fountain outside of Cook Hall on a sunny day.

Cook Hall crime prompts discussion of theft prevention

On Friday, Nov. 22, students, faculty and staff received an email from the Office of Communications and Marketing informing community members of a series of credit card thefts at Cook Hall on Nov. 19. Since this alert, many individuals on campus have been left wondering…

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Current state of Four Winds Café
Photo courtesy of Adriana Gavilanes The state of Four Winds during the Fall semester of 2019.

Current state of Four Winds Café

Following its temporary closing in Spring 2019, the Four Winds Café—which had been a student-run business since its original opening in 1996—reopened in the middle of Fall 2019, operated by Metz Culinary Management. The re-opening cost the college $24,000, which was used to pay Metz…

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Fall 2019 Dance Collective

Twice a year, students from Dance Collective showcase a series of choreographies that celebrate the commitment and hard work they dedicated throughout the semester. This past week, Dance Collective held a technical rehearsal in preparation for their live performance happening Dec. 6 and 7 in…

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John Martin ends long career in higher education
Martin joined New College in 2001, during the college's transition to independence.

John Martin ends long career in higher education

Vice President of Finance and Administration John Martin has worked at New College since its separation from the University of South Florida (USF) in 2001. During this time, Martin has witnessed and contributed to the growth of the college, managing the operating budget and ensuring…

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New College receives national award for high voter turnout, fails to see engagement in NCSA elections
Photo courtesy of Izaya Garrett Miles Cibelli du Terroil thinks the sign-up process should move online to increase candidates.

New College receives national award for high voter turnout, fails to see engagement in NCSA elections

Just over 64 percent of the student body voted in 2018 midterm elections, more than twice the 29.3 percent that voted in the previous midterm election in 2014, earning New College several national awards for high student voter turnout. Despite this consistency with a nationwide…

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