“Visions of the Black Experience” brings noteworthy film and talk series to Sudakoff Conference Center
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“Visions of the Black Experience” brings noteworthy film and talk series to Sudakoff Conference Center

From Dec. 5 to Dec. 7, New College’s Black Student Union (BSU), in collaboration with the Sarasota Film Festival, the Manasota Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and several other local groups, will present members of the Sarasota community with…

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Chamber Music Tutorial enables students to continue playing instruments in an organized setting
In 1992, a student plays the piano housed in College Hall.

Chamber Music Tutorial enables students to continue playing instruments in an organized setting

Before New College, some students came from high schools with a higher population and developed arts programs. Without a defined music performance program, thesis student Mairead Howley decided to start a Chamber Music Tutorial in her first year, with a couple of other equally-interested students.…

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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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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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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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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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Debunking the tenure process: how students can be involved in the promotion of faculty
Photo courtesy New Colege Digital Archives Student and Professor circa 1960s.

Debunking the tenure process: how students can be involved in the promotion of faculty

Professors can hold a variety of different titles, including assistant professor, associate professor and simply, professor, but it can often be confusing to know what these titles truly mean. The difference in these titles comes down to tenure, which gives professors job security, allowing them…

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Free seasonal flu shots available in Hamilton Center
First-years and Catalyst staff writers Sofia Lombardi and Sierra Laico recently received flu shots.

Free seasonal flu shots available in Hamilton Center

First-years and Catalyst staff writers Sofia Lombardi and Sierra Laico recently received flu shots. The seasonal flu will affect about eight percent of the population between the ages of 18 and 64. A method to reduce the likelihood of contracting the flu is by receiving…

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The life behind the badge: one officer’s story
An unidentified University Police officer and another unidentified individual in front of Hamilton Center in the late 1970s or early 1980s. (Image courtesy of Officer Kelley Masten)

The life behind the badge: one officer’s story

         It is not hard to find a police officer on campus. Sometimes they patrol around on foot or cruise near the Bayfront in a Campus Police Department (CPD) branded car. Sometimes they sit down in Hamilton “Ham” Center and eat Italian subs from the…

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