Submission: Working From Home

Submitted by Anna Wright It is difficult to work from home.There is little incentive to put on clothesOr get out of bed just to sit in a sunken chairOr eat I am depressed. And anxious,As if there are little cameras here watchingAnd I have to…

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Spooky six-word story contest

One never knows what lurks in the dark corners of New College nights. Sometimes, short doesn’t mean sweet… The Catalyst received a plethora of submissions for spooky six-word stories from students, staff and faculty. Our staff voted on our favorites. Congratulations to all of the…

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Op-Ed: Why Quizbowl is a sport
Photo courtesy of NCF Quizbowl The Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament.

Op-Ed: Why Quizbowl is a sport

Submitted by Carlos Gonzalez I was one of many stunned by the announcement of an online NCF merchandise shop. While some chose to tease the shop for its offering of NCF-branded golf balls, apparel and barbecue equipment, I want to draw attention to the NCF…

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Poetry submission: “Melt with me”

Submitted by Ra Cohen ('14) CW: adult themes I’m oft at a loss due to candyfloss thoughts dancing about in my mind. All fine and dandy... — until I get randy.Once wet, they suddenly unwind. Candyfloss thoughts pleasingly or teasingly intrude on my writing seemingly unceasingly.Crosswords in bed... Generous…

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Poetry by Samantha Krell

Poem submitted by Samantha KrellNational Poetry Month 2020 Help Us, Oh God, To Understand What did you do for food?      A.   sewed; a stitch for every cent      B.   prayed arms folded aching    knees      C.   a woman should not…

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Poetry by Becca Hadwin

Poems submitted by Becca HadwenNational Poetry Month 2020 Rework my depression is a stack of cardboard boxes that shelter me from grief's downpour. i build them up, make them intricate and shit, i drift into unfeeling. no guests stay long in my soggy, moldy home,…

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Poetry by Anna Wright

Poems submitted by Anna WrightNational Poetry Month 2020 Agrobacterium tumefaciens interactions with Mangifera indica Young mango plant Young growing seed Push from the tumbling mess of weed And gain the sunshine, gain the air- Gain the microbe -but beware! There lurks one special microbe here…

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Poetry by Prince Quamina

Poem submitted by Prince QuaminaNational Poetry Month 2020 The Miner's Wife what would one of those workers findon a day in the life?those heat workers; workingthe canyons and this land,like, our hips when we walkand our jaws when we talk.  laboring day in, day outwhile sediment,…

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Poetry by Jan Burgos-Greer

Poem submitted by Jan Burgos-GreerNational Poetry Month 2020 Love merchant Love merchantlet me barter my heart This ruby cracked stone does not suffice It leads me to happiness that fades at night It creates mirages of paradise at a barren sight It whispers sweet nothings…

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Inclusive campus climate: anticipating a change in the “weather”
For New College of Florida, in-state tuition is $6,916 and out-of-state is $29,944, according to the 2019-2020 fact book.

Inclusive campus climate: anticipating a change in the “weather”

Submission by the Committee on Campus Climate and Culture ("4C") Bill Woodson, chair Hugo Viera-Vargas and Jessica Young,  faculty representatives Duane Khan and Sheila Foley, staff representatives Alexandra Barbat and Steven Keshishian, student representatives Donald O'Shea and David Harvey, ex officio Many in our community…

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