NCF garage sale raises funding for Valentine’s COUP
One of the many tables selling wares on Feb. 6, this one displaying a collection of rocks and crystals.

NCF garage sale raises funding for Valentine’s COUP

On Feb. 6, several thrifty students sought out to buy others’ wares at an open garage sale for significantly reduced prices. Tables were hauled and set down at The Nook as boxes were unpacked and clothes were spread out on tablecloths. The host, third-year Nicholas…

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2021 Dante’s Inferno COUP Photo Gallery
From left to right, third-years Chloë-Arizona Fodor, NCSA Sofia Lombardi and Rocío Del Mar dressed up for a devilish night of fun.

2021 Dante’s Inferno COUP Photo Gallery

Third-year Barbara “Babs” Monteiro and thesis student Magdelena VanThien dancing at COUP.Second-years Rae Thompson and Carleigh Shourds in pirate-inspired costumes.Third-years Jude Zelznak and K.C. Casey in matching outfits.A glamorous shot of third-year Kyla Baal.First-year Caroline Young and thesis student Eleanor "Ellie" Young, with a guest…

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New College Fashion Archive: inspirations, aestheticism and expression at NCF
Third-year Rocío Ramirez Castro fully decked out in an outfit complete with stylized makeup, Steampunk-esque goggles, statement jewelry and a wig.

New College Fashion Archive: inspirations, aestheticism and expression at NCF

“Why do New College students dress like... that?” New College students are surely no stranger to this question. As a campus that seems to allure those who identify with the offbeat, fringe and unconventional, New College has a long and rich history of eccentric fashion. …

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Art, public space, and urban revitalization: a history of Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, and why you should visit
The Village Art House, one of many attractions at the Village of the Arts.

Art, public space, and urban revitalization: a history of Bradenton’s Village of the Arts, and why you should visit

The Village of the Arts (VOTA) used to be a neighborhood of doddering early-20th century “residential bungalows, Florida Cracker homes and later additions,” according to the Artists Guild of Manatee. The neighborhood was experiencing severe urban decay, a common problem in American cities and one…

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A preview of the “Love, Art, Repeat” gallery grand opening with Streets of Paradise President Greg Cruz
A piece of locally-made art, waiting to be hung on the gallery walls.

A preview of the “Love, Art, Repeat” gallery grand opening with Streets of Paradise President Greg Cruz

Approximately a ten-minute drive from campus and nestled in the Rosemary District—as the bustle of Sarasota slows from shiny new roundabouts crowded with cars to hot, unforgiving sidewalks crowded with pedestrians—is an empty room next to the Planned Parenthood on 734 Central Ave. The wide…

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Ringling Underground, resurfaced
Thesis student Willa Tinsley smiles for the camera mid-sway during Glaze’s performance.

Ringling Underground, resurfaced

After nearly a year and a half of being on hiatus, Oct. 7 marked the return of the beloved Sarasota social event long cherished by New College students, Ringling Underground. Sandwiched between Caples and B-Dorm, the Ringling Museum welcomes college students with free entry to…

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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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Sarasota Farmers Market: people, dogs, commerce and culture
A view of the northern entrance of the Sarasota Farmers Market, bustling with people.

Sarasota Farmers Market: people, dogs, commerce and culture

Downtown Sarasota is a bundle of lively commerce, endless construction, and cultural interplay underpinned with a melodious racket and ceaseless heat. While many enjoy the chaotic and busy energy of the city, others look for openings to get away. Beyond the bustling roads and sky-splitting…

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