Build and explore with other Novos in the New College Minecraft realm
One of the tallest player-made structures so far, this tower has cascading waterfalls, and no clear way in as of now.

Build and explore with other Novos in the New College Minecraft realm

New College’s Minecraft realm may be small, but just like on campus, the atmosphere is relaxing and the people are friendly and creative. It offers a simple, yet comforting online gaming experience much like Animal Crossing or Stardew Valley. Started recently by third-year Izabel Nieves,…

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404 Error: Internet Not Found — Connectivity issues on campus
Registration on Eventbrite for the "Health Disparities and Creative Intervention" lecture and other Black History Month virtual events was made accessible to students via email.

404 Error: Internet Not Found — Connectivity issues on campus

  Now more than ever, a strong internet connection is a necessity for New College. Students and professors alike need to be able to connect to internet conference calls, as a solid Zoom connection is now almost as crucial to a student’s education as the professor.…

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10 questions with Visiting Professor of Music Jose Martinez
The Bogota music scene is known for its variety.

10 questions with Visiting Professor of Music Jose Martinez

The Bogota music scene is known for its variety. Spotlight: Visiting Music Professor Jose Martinez discusses different sound landscapes as a coastal Colombian and metal head  Professor of music, composer and rock music connoisseur Jose Martinez recounts the Rock scene in Bogota and life as…

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The WRC’s Thesis Crunch is back, virtually!
Thesis student Carter Delegal crunching away.

The WRC’s Thesis Crunch is back, virtually!

Thesis student Carter Delegal crunching away. With the fall semester in full swing, the WRC has officially launched Thesis Crunch, their annual writing group for thesis students.  “Traditionally, the WRC hosts it in the Spring semester when it’s ‘crunch time’ for thesising students (hence the…

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Novos adjust to new classroom settings
Bella Schuler, second-year transfer in her refurbished shed in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Novos adjust to new classroom settings

Schools all over the world are adapting to the new academic year whether it is face-to-face or completely remote. Students, faculty and staff have devoted a great deal of time and energy to welcome the technological changes that COVID-19 has incited in American schooling. Meanwhile,…

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Michalson Quotes

For Professor Michalson's retirement, The Catalyst made a Google Form and invited alumni and current students to share any thoughts and memories. Here are some of their stories. Dr. Mike was my first advisor at New College, and played a bigger role than he might…

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