Honoring education advocate Akgun Temizer
"His last wish was to see me graduate and I am thankful to God that he was able to do it," Gokdemir said.

Honoring education advocate Akgun Temizer

Photo courtesy of Elba Viruet"His last wish was to see me graduate and I am thankful to God that he was able to do it," Gokdemir said. Education plays an important role in society. It allows people to expand their knowledge and pursue their dream…

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New College commemorates fall of Berlin Wall
Students took turns striking the west side of the wall with a sledgehammers. Photo courtesy of Anna Lynn Winfrey

New College commemorates fall of Berlin Wall

All photos courtesy of Anna Lynn Winfrey Students took turns striking the west side of the wall with a sledgehammers.Some students got to take home souvenirs of the wall.Third-year Sarah Lane takes a wack at the already beat-up wall.Second-year Ginelle Swan takes a swing at…

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Addressing accessibility: navigating campus in a wheelchair
Photo courtesy of Erin Neishaus Shown by her shirt, first-year Anna Canady is proud to represent her hometown.

Addressing accessibility: navigating campus in a wheelchair

Photo courtesy of Erin Neishaus Shown by her shirt, first-year Anna Canady is proud to represent her hometown. New College can be a place to call home for students who experience personal obstacles, whether mental illnesses, physical difficulties or a combination of both. Student Disability…

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Demographic statistics of the cohort of 2019
Cohort of 2019 during orientation.

Demographic statistics of the cohort of 2019

Photo courtesy of New College of FloridaThe cohort of 2019 outside of College Hall, facing the bay, during orientation week. In the midst of the college’s growth plan, this is the second year that the incoming cohort has claimed the title of the smallest class…

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Relevant rights: student protections on campus
Photo courtesy of Kathleen Vacca During consensual encounters, there are no police commands, force, lights or sirens.

Relevant rights: student protections on campus

Photo courtesy of Kathleen VaccaDuring consensual encounters, there are no police commands, force, lights or sirens. Amidst concerns about the seemingly heightened presence of police on campus and controversies surrounding police encounters, students have expressed confusion regarding what rights they have as residents of this…

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Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge
Photo courtesy of NCF Quizbowl The Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament.

Quizbowl team embarks on a quest for knowledge

Photo courtesy of NCF QuizbowlThe Quizbowl team posed at the Early Fall Tournament. New College is not known for its sports programs. There is a stereotype about Novo Collegians being more erudite than athletic and preferring the air-conditioned indoors to the green sports pitch. While…

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The Climate Action Plan: how New College aims to slowly minimize its carbon footprint
Food Forest TA Evan Teal gives an informational plant walk to a visitor from the (area or community)

The Climate Action Plan: how New College aims to slowly minimize its carbon footprint

 The New College of Florida Climate Action Plan, prepared in 2010, was the first call to analyze and modify the school’s individual contribution to climate change. Since 2010, however, many changes have affected the variables involved in being eco-friendly. Now, with global climate strikes stressing…

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Campus Climate Town Hall brings student concerns to the forefront through open conversation
(photo by Giulia Heyward/Catalyst) Students pictured at the 2016 Midnight Debates. Student turnout to NCSA events such as the Midnight Debates or Towne Meetings has decreased in recent years.

Campus Climate Town Hall brings student concerns to the forefront through open conversation

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Hamilton Center on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to discuss the recent plans and progress made by administrators to try to aid the concerns expressed by students over the past couple of years. Some of the issues addressed include the…

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Four Winds reopens, students involvement necessary
Third-year Emily, Bill Moore and first-year transfer Elan Sandler welcome eager students to the soft opening of the café.

Four Winds reopens, students involvement necessary

The Logistics of Re—Opening After months of negotiations, the Four Winds Café reopened its doors on Tuesday, Oct. 22.   The college carved out $24,000 which will pay Metz to assist with bringing Four Winds to a more business-savvy student run operation over the semester. The…

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