Chalk Art Photo Spread

New College students have long since enjoyed decorating the campus with chalk. Recently, chalk art has been used as an avenue for anonymous self expression surrounding political matters. The expression falls within a gray area, and students could face consequences if the messages are defamatory…

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First Belonging Expo promotes inclusion on campus
Celeste Kadzis posing with the Belonging Expo schedule. Photo by Gaby Batista.

First Belonging Expo promotes inclusion on campus

Oct. 7 marked the day of the Student Activities & Campus Engagement (SAUCE) office’s first Belonging Expo, opening doors for students to engage with various affinity clubs and one another. Thesis student and Student Event Team (SET) Belonging Coordinator Celeste Kadzis has spent the past…

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Oct. 3 Board of Trustees meeting preceded by protest supporting academic freedom
Xandr Denner stands at the podium with recent alumni Sophia Brown, students, and community members with Women’s Voices of Southwest Florida. (Taken by Chloe Rusek.)

Oct. 3 Board of Trustees meeting preceded by protest supporting academic freedom

Outside Hamilton “Ham” Center, rhythmic drumming drew a crowd to Z Green at 12 p.m. on Oct. 3, just a few short hours before the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting where the new president of New College would be chosen. Speakers, students and supporters alike…

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First ALT NEW COLLEGE webinar featuring Judith Butler and Masha Gessen
A promotion for the ALT NEW COLLEGE webinar. (Photo by ALT NEW COLLEGE.)

First ALT NEW COLLEGE webinar featuring Judith Butler and Masha Gessen

More than one-third of faculty have reportedly left New College of Florida, but ALT NEW COLLEGE is set to launch courses and lectures on topics including gender studies, social justice, racial justice and systemic racism. The series has been organized by New College alumni, faculty—including…

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Movies You Should Watch: Autumn Edition
Photo collage of the films featured in this edition of Movies You Should Watch. (Collage by Emma Iverson.)

Movies You Should Watch: Autumn Edition

With September slowly coming to an end and October rolling around the corner, pumpkins are popping up and autumn flavors and scents are reappearing in stores. Though Florida might not have the “full” effects of autumn, the weather begins to become less unbearable and puts…

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Hillel Club starts off strong with first celebration of the year
Second-year student Atticus Sauer blows a shofar, a ceremonial horn, at the second day of the HillelClub celebrationof Rosh Hashanah. Photo by Maya Rish

Hillel Club starts off strong with first celebration of the year

The Hillel Club met on Sept. 16 in the Old Mail Room (OMR) to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, with a potluck. This was the first activity the club has hosted this semester, and it featured  traditional food including  apples and honey, Challah bread…

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Four NCF traditions to anticipate and learn from
Students hang out at the College Hall Bayfront, enjoying the sunset and taking in the breathtaking view. Photo by Gaby Batista

Four NCF traditions to anticipate and learn from

Every year, returning students are the cornerstone of preserving and passing on campus traditions. Whether that be through yearly school-ordained events or carefully planned campus-wide games,  students have the opportunity to create their own traditions and experiences during their time at New College. Being a…

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A New College perspective… from a hotel
A picture taken within the Home2 Suites hotel depicting a Welcome Home sign addressed to New College students. Photo by Arianna Lockman

A New College perspective… from a hotel

In early August, hundreds of students were informed that they would be spending the next semester of college in a hotel. First, it started with renting out a Home2 Suites located on U.S. Highway 41. Now, New College students are located at three different hotels…

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New College’s academic year ends with community-focused celebration of students
KC Casey ('23) opening [NEW] Commencement. Photo courtesy of Daniel Perales.

New College’s academic year ends with community-focused celebration of students

On the evening of May 18, over 400 members of the New College community—encompassing students, staff, faculty, alumni and parents—gathered at the Sarasota Art Museum to celebrate the graduation of the cohort of 2019. It was a ceremony held on their own terms, aptly titled…

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