Not so “NEW” College – Familiar growing pains

In the Spring 2015 semester, the student body voted to change the name of the New College Student Alliance (NCSA) body known as the Council of Student Affairs (CSA) to the Council of Student Life (CSL). This council serves to represent students and their needs…

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Not so “NEW” College – SOS: Save Our Schools movement

In spring of 1995, the Sarasota County School Board, citing budget cuts, unanimously voted to shut down New Directions High School and Ideal Alternative High School. Both schools were alternative high schools, aimed at helping students who were at high risk of dropping out. The…

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Not so ‘NEW’ College: The Wall, defined

During the past semester at New College, much discussion was held between the administration and student government over what constitutes an event, a wall, and when students are allowed to congregate. As it turns out, this is not a new debate, and little has changed…

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Not so “NEW” College

Activism has a long history at New College. From a long and complicated legal battle with the airport to the present day work on campus with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, students at this school have always had a vested interest in fighting for social…

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Not so “NEW” College — The Four Winds

The Four Winds has been an established feature on campus for more than a decade. Offering a variety of vegan and vegetarian options every Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. But there was a time before the Four Winds. The barn where…

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