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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Spotlight on first-year Harold Gonzalez

First year Harold Gonzalez, a pre-med AOC from Miami, talked to the Catalyst about his childhood in Central America and Miami, his impressive national chess ranking and his passion for change. Where did you grow up? What was your childhood like? I was born in…

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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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Transgender Awareness Week observed

41 percent of trans people attempt suicide. For the general population, that number is 1.6 percent. Trans people are four times more likely to live in a household with less than $10,000 a year of annual income than the general population. 57 percent report serious…

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Who needs feminism?

For the third year in a row Resident Advisors (RAs) have held a New College Needs Feminism photo-shoot with an impressive turnout. Originally started in 2012 by thesis student Skylar Ead, the event was continued this year by RAs Amanda Bragg and Kaylie Stokes. Over…

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