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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An attempted history of D-Funk: former hosts offer their stories
The Nook, an oasis of light in the Florida darkness, and the traditional location of every D-Funk.

An attempted history of D-Funk: former hosts offer their stories

Both time-honored tradition and convenient excuse for weeknight inhibition lowering, D-Funk is a cornerstone of student social life. Held in the Nook, located just outside of Hamilton “Ham” Center’s Old Mail Room, D-Funk—sometimes held on Tuesdays, sometimes held on Thursdays—is marked by casual drinking, the…

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Food safety and quality concerns: opinions from students and response from Metz
A piece of melted plastic found in a student's green beans at Ham. Photo provided by Telle Fugett.

Food safety and quality concerns: opinions from students and response from Metz

There are numerous positives to attending a university as small as New College: the small class sizes, walkable campus and close-knit community are readily listed among the benefits. But, for students, one of the most impactful consequences of this atomity is the highly limited food…

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Huzzah & Cheers! Sarasota Medieval Festival returns for its 17th season
Thesis student Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt at the Sarasota Medieval Fair, dressed as Rapunzel and accompanied by a friend dressed as Flynn Rider.

Huzzah & Cheers! Sarasota Medieval Festival returns for its 17th season

“Welcome one and all,” boasts the Sarasota Medieval Fair website, “to four weekends of exciting tournaments, scrumptious feasts and pure family fun.” As early as the return of AMC theaters in Aug. 2020, businesses and entertainment franchises have been gradually reopening under various stages of…

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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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Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box
Act one of Mr. Burns. Photo taken by: Corey Christian. Photo courtesy of: Tim O'Donnell.

Mr. Burns: New College theater’s return to the Black Box

Since the start of the pandemic, the Performance at New College (PANC) production company has had to undergo several changes in order to put on its shows safely. In spring 2020, PANC staged a production of Carrie: the Musical, which stood out as different from…

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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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