Category Archives: In The News

Unearthing the Surprising History of Gay Rights Activism

The Huffington Post June 28, 2014 On New Year’s Day 1965, hundreds of gay San Franciscans arrived at 625 Polk Street in the city’s Tenderloin district for a much-anticipated “Mardi Gras Ball.” [...] “That was years before the 1969 Stonewall riots,

Unearthing the Surprising History of Gay Rights Activism

The Huffington Post June 28, 2014 On New Year’s Day 1965, hundreds of gay San Franciscans arrived at 625 Polk Street in the city’s Tenderloin district for a much-anticipated “Mardi Gras Ball.” [...] “That was years before the 1969 Stonewall riots,

Program Provides Access to Summer of Science

Sarasota Herald-Tribune June 17, 2014 Nestled on Sarasota Bay, a group of campers stood on the rose-colored dock of New College not just enjoying the view but measuring the water’s pH and salinity levels. Cynthia Suarez, a rising eighth-grader at

Program Provides Access to Summer of Science

Sarasota Herald-Tribune June 17, 2014 Nestled on Sarasota Bay, a group of campers stood on the rose-colored dock of New College not just enjoying the view but measuring the water’s pH and salinity levels. Cynthia Suarez, a rising eighth-grader at

Kids to Learn Robotics, Scuba, Marine Science at New College

Capital Soup June 11, 2014 More than two dozen middle school and high school students from Sarasota and Manatee counties are learning science skills, from building and programming submersible robots to collecting and examining marine life and even learning scuba

Kids to Learn Robotics, Scuba, Marine Science at New College

Capital Soup June 11, 2014 More than two dozen middle school and high school students from Sarasota and Manatee counties are learning science skills, from building and programming submersible robots to collecting and examining marine life and even learning scuba

National Aquarium’s Dolphin Question at Center of Animal Welfare Debate

The Baltimore Sun May 18, 2014 The big question facing Baltimore’s National Aquarium — whether to keep Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in the amphitheater pool or release them to an ocean-side sanctuary — is the latest twist in the decades-long evolution of

National Aquarium’s Dolphin Question at Center of Animal Welfare Debate

The Baltimore Sun May 18, 2014 The big question facing Baltimore’s National Aquarium — whether to keep Atlantic bottlenose dolphins in the amphitheater pool or release them to an ocean-side sanctuary — is the latest twist in the decades-long evolution of

To Campuses Without a Compass

The New York Times May 15, 2014 The last thing a dad gets to really teach his daughter is how to drive a car. When I say teach, I’m talking the moment that begins with the instructor knowing nearly everything,

To Campuses Without a Compass

The New York Times May 15, 2014 The last thing a dad gets to really teach his daughter is how to drive a car. When I say teach, I’m talking the moment that begins with the instructor knowing nearly everything,

New College of Florida Sailing Team Heads to National Sports Championship

Bradenton Herald May 7, 2014 New College of Florida is preparing to compete in its first national sports championship of any kind. The New College Coed Sailing Team placed sixth of 10 teams in the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association

New College of Florida Sailing Team Heads to National Sports Championship

Bradenton Herald May 7, 2014 New College of Florida is preparing to compete in its first national sports championship of any kind. The New College Coed Sailing Team placed sixth of 10 teams in the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association

2014 Legislative Session Winner: New College of Florida

SaintPetersBlog May 2, 2014 New College of Florida, the small liberal arts college in Sarasota, has been in the news a few times over the past few months, mostly in announcements by college rating organizations that boast the school’s excellent

2014 Legislative Session Winner: New College of Florida

SaintPetersBlog May 2, 2014 New College of Florida, the small liberal arts college in Sarasota, has been in the news a few times over the past few months, mostly in announcements by college rating organizations that boast the school’s excellent

Manatee Residents May Benefit from State Budget Goodies

Bradenton Herald May 1, 2014 Local residents may benefit from goodies tucked into the state budget, expected to top out at about $75 billion. Florida lawmakers are putting the final touches on the budget as they approach the end of

Manatee Residents May Benefit from State Budget Goodies

Bradenton Herald May 1, 2014 Local residents may benefit from goodies tucked into the state budget, expected to top out at about $75 billion. Florida lawmakers are putting the final touches on the budget as they approach the end of

New College of Florida Goes Green with UhaulCarShare

Wall Street Journal May 1, 2014 UhaulCarShare and the New College of Florida (NCF) are partnering up to bring North America’s most advanced car-sharing service to Sarasota. The community of students, faculty and staff at NCF will have a new

New College of Florida Goes Green with UhaulCarShare

Wall Street Journal May 1, 2014 UhaulCarShare and the New College of Florida (NCF) are partnering up to bring North America’s most advanced car-sharing service to Sarasota. The community of students, faculty and staff at NCF will have a new

Is It Still College Without Football?

NPR May 1, 2014 Temple University in Pennsylvania and the New College of Florida are keeping costs low by cutting amenities and some varsity sports. But will running this play make them less attractive to applicants? A small number of

Is It Still College Without Football?

NPR May 1, 2014 Temple University in Pennsylvania and the New College of Florida are keeping costs low by cutting amenities and some varsity sports. But will running this play make them less attractive to applicants? A small number of