African Goddesses professor Dr. Samuel comes to NCF
A retired professional dancer, Judith Samuel has experienced performing and teaching all around the world. (Photo courtesy of Judith Samuel)

African Goddesses professor Dr. Samuel comes to NCF

The miniclass for the healing powers of African goddesses had students spilling into the hallway, doing their best to peer in. The person at the head of the crowded room: an adjunct professor in her first year at New College, bringing her experience as a…

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Meet an Emotional Support Animal!

Turtle Spiliadis Age: 1 yr old DOB: 6/27/16 Zodiac sign: Cancer Weight: 10.5 lbs Species: Dog Breed: Labradoodle Fun fact: When she sees a baby, she crawls towards them on her stomach so she doesn't scare them and licks their feet.        …

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Double Knit: the stories of Diana Hayes
Catalyst staff member Michala Head met with Diana Hayes, author of the Double Knit series which chronicles her life living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Double Knit: the stories of Diana Hayes

  During my recent trip to Hendersonville, North Carolina, I had a chance to sit down with Double Knit author Diana Jane Hayes, and her partner and caregiver, Chuck Hayes. The Double Knit books are autobiographies that chronicle Diana’s life and how she has faced…

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Q&A with Rafael Hernandez on future of Cuban-American relations
Dr. Rafael Hernández hold up a copy of Temas, a Cuban quarterly magazine.

Q&A with Rafael Hernandez on future of Cuban-American relations

Since diplomatic relations between the Unites States and Cuba began normalizing in June 2015, Americans and Cubans alike have wondered what the future of Cuban-American relations will look like. Dr. Rafael Hernández, a Cuban scholar whose expertise involves Cuban and U.S. culture and politics, spoke…

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Kaylie Stokes returns to NCF as RHD

New College alum and previous Catalyst editor, Kaylie Stokes (’12) has taken on a position as the newest Residential Housing Director (RHD). For upper year students and long standing members of the New College community, she is a familiar face who was known to be…

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New Writer-in-Residence Reginald Scott Young

by Jordi F. Gonzalez “What I find most rewarding about teaching is that I’m constantly learning and if I’m learning I think there’s something that my students are taking back,” Reginald Scott Young, New College of Florida’s new Writer-in-Residence, said. This is a prestigious position…

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Anarchy Deathsticks: Knitting Club strikes back

The club with the most dangerous name on campus, Anarchy Deathsticks has taken knitting and community to an entirely new level. Knitting Club transforms a relaxing craft into a low-stress community gathering and an alternate social activity to Walls. Organizers third-years Alex Johnson and Meagan…

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