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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Digital Scholarship Studio Labs available next semester
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Digital Scholarship Studio Labs available next semester

This Spring, Digital Humanities Librarian Cal Murgu, joined by Digital Scholarship Library Fellow and second-year Atalay Kutlay, will be offering students, faculty and staff a valuable opportunity to study works within databases, perform computational analysis and dive into the world of geocoding through an educational…

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“Visions of the Black Experience” brings noteworthy film and talk series to Sudakoff Conference Center
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“Visions of the Black Experience” brings noteworthy film and talk series to Sudakoff Conference Center

From Dec. 5 to Dec. 7, New College’s Black Student Union (BSU), in collaboration with the Sarasota Film Festival, the Manasota Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and several other local groups, will present members of the Sarasota community with…

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RHINO Project examines human impact through contemporary dance
"The Origin Rhino," Phoenix Kazdis is beheaded by the humans.

RHINO Project examines human impact through contemporary dance

Canadian Abraham Waterman and Texan “Amazin’ Walter McDonald” teamed up to create this surreal architecture piece.Canadian Mélineige Beauregard describes sand sculpting not as an art or a sport but as a “spiritual experience”. She works alongside Florida localThe human dancers are intrigued by the rhino's…

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Adding art to academia at Caples Fine Arts Complex
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Adding art to academia at Caples Fine Arts Complex

New College values both excellent academic work and the arts. Students on campus can receive detailed preparation through art courses to pursue professional art careers. Both introductory and upper-level studios classes are offered as an opportunity for serious or ameatur artists.  Third-year Abbie Wagner works…

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Chamber Music Tutorial enables students to continue playing instruments in an organized setting
In 1992, a student plays the piano housed in College Hall.

Chamber Music Tutorial enables students to continue playing instruments in an organized setting

Before New College, some students came from high schools with a higher population and developed arts programs. Without a defined music performance program, thesis student Mairead Howley decided to start a Chamber Music Tutorial in her first year, with a couple of other equally-interested students.…

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