Submission: Oh my gourd: a paper on pumpkins

Submitted by Charlie Leavengood In our global world, it’s easy to forget that certain foods were once tied to specific land and cultures. The pumpkin originated in Central America, notably in modern-day Mexico. Today, pumpkins are grown on six continents. Pumpkins were believed to have…

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Submission: the ethics of escalation
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Submission: the ethics of escalation

Submitted by Isaac Denner A few weeks ago, an incident occurred in Palm Court. A student and a police officer got into an argument about another student, who, the cop claimed, had been concealing an alcoholic beverage. The first student was handcuffed.   The entire…

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Q&A: ‘Ask Becca’ (4/10)

How do you go about making friends at this stage in the game when it seems hard to make connections and like everyone has solidified their friend groups? Dear Mx. Lonely, I totally understand this! When I was a first year, I quickly got into…

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Q&A: ‘Ask Becca’ (4/3)

How do I have sex here when I feel shy and awkward about how small the school is? Dear “Say It Louder for the People in the Back,” You are not alone. New College is such a small community, and it can be hard out…

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SUBMISSION: Yoga at New College!

Students of New College! Feeling out of balance? Need an activity that’ll help pull your overloaded mind from the drudgery of liberal academics? Yoga is an activity meant to develop the body, mind, and spirit, serving as the perfect counterbalance to the stress and tension…

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SUBMISSION – Do your part to prevent the spread of Zika

SUBMITTED BY Marshall Criser III, State University System Chancellor As the new school year begins, it’s an opportunity for all students to help curb the spread of the Zika virus by practicing good habits, including using mosquito repellent, spilling standing water to prevent mosquitoes from…

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