Submission: What admins miss about building community
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Submission: What admins miss about building community

Submitted by Isaac Denner I recently stumbled upon a copy of SRQmag sitting in the Ringling museum’s art library. The cover was graced with the image of a fellow New College of Florida (NCF) student, second-year Emma Gonzalez. Curious if the magazine featured any commentary…

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Submission: Creepy chronicles of our college campus

Submitted by Caroline Newberg Content warnings: illness, depression, demons, anything of that sort.  This year I was an Orientation Leader. For one of my events, I decided to write a ghost tour combining some of the stories that I had heard from my friends, professors,…

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Submission: Oh my gourd: a paper on pumpkins

Submitted by Charlie Leavengood In our global world, it’s easy to forget that certain foods were once tied to specific land and cultures. The pumpkin originated in Central America, notably in modern-day Mexico. Today, pumpkins are grown on six continents. Pumpkins were believed to have…

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Submission: the ethics of escalation
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Submission: the ethics of escalation

Submitted by Isaac Denner A few weeks ago, an incident occurred in Palm Court. A student and a police officer got into an argument about another student, who, the cop claimed, had been concealing an alcoholic beverage. The first student was handcuffed.   The entire…

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Been there, done that

A column answering real questions based on personal experiences By Sydney Rosenthal I just started seeing someone and I am really unsure sometimes. I go through these cycles of overthinking and worrying that make me cry and need space from him or want to end…

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Been there, done that

The NEW New College advice column By Sydney Rosenthal Question:How do you restore a close friendship after cutting off all communication for a period of time? I picked this question because this is something that I’ve been contemplating myself. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year,…

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A submission from NCF’s Chief Diversity Officer
photo courtesy of Bill Woodson Woodson will bring his expertise down to Sarasota on Feb. 25.

A submission from NCF’s Chief Diversity Officer

Hello Novos! My name is Bill Woodson. I use the pronouns he, him, himself. The culture of pronouns is relatively new for me. Imagine that—the school’s new Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) is new to preferred pronouns. Maybe instead of new, I should say it feels…

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