NCF Powerlifting Team seeking new members following collegiate state championships
The NCF Powerlifting Team. Photo courtesy of New College News.

NCF Powerlifting Team seeking new members following collegiate state championships

When the words “New College of Florida” are spoken, rigorous physical training and sportsmanship are not likely the first things that come to mind. However, New College is home to several student-run events and clubs that revolve around physical activity, from the recently-formed Running Club…

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Chronicling live music post-COVID-19, featuring latest New College sensation Freelancer
glass beach performing at the Jacksonville venue, Archetype.

Chronicling live music post-COVID-19, featuring latest New College sensation Freelancer

In early 2020, in-person gatherings for live music performances had to be put on hold indefinitely. For months, musicians across the globe had to cancel tours and resort to playing live music the only safe way that they could: virtual concerts hosted over the Internet.…

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Spotlight on the Astronomy Club, New College’s favorite stargazers
A photo of the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature planetarium, used by Corinne Hatley in an announcement for a recent Astronomy Club field trip.

Spotlight on the Astronomy Club, New College’s favorite stargazers

While the Astronomy Club usually has their eyes on the sky, lately they have been looking towards the future as they excitedly announce several events for next semester and looking for more officers to run their club. The Astronomy Club—led by president and thesis student…

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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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Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum
As annoying as students may find the repeated emails requesting that they fill out their Instructional Evaluations, they're a pivotal way for students to make their voices heard in the academic sphere.

Behind the scenes of New College’s student forum

The forum has been a valuable tool for New College students to communicate with one another for years. The forum is extremely useful for students looking for help with projects, buying or selling second hand clothes and furniture, organizing small events such as game nights…

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Middle school science teacher and democratic socialist Richie Floyd running for St. Pete city council
The homepage of Richie Floyd's website, including a headshot.

Middle school science teacher and democratic socialist Richie Floyd running for St. Pete city council

St. Petersburg’s citywide general election is rapidly approaching in just under a month, and one candidate has amassed attention and success during the August primary election—self-described “unabashed democratic socialist” Richie Floyd. Previously a middle school science teacher and now running for the District 8 City…

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Liz Mena brings Latinx experience to the forefront with new podcast Gringolandia Chats
The logo for Gringolandia Chats, produced by Making a Better New.

Liz Mena brings Latinx experience to the forefront with new podcast Gringolandia Chats

In a year that can be characterized by forced isolation and a yearning for connection, thesis student Elizabeth “Liz” Mena’s Gringolandia Chats stitches together a quilt of stories and experiences that bring the New College Latinx community closer together. Having released its latest episode—”Episode 4:…

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