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The Catalyst A Student Publication of New College "If you've slept with one of us, you\e lepf with all of us." Volume IV, Issue 8 October 12, 1994 DROPPIN G LIKE FLIES irk apalltano "Hev Belly. how was rour Cflri5tmas? Have you seen Riel..?" "Oidn't wm know'! He dropped out last mod ... "Him too? 1 JUS I talked fo Paul. who jowui ow that Umr. .fohn. Jason. and Carol are11' t hack eithe1:" "Cod damn! Thm's afmosr hafj our onentation f?roup! 're like flies!" "Cim.w. with this pluce -wlzv is evervone /eavmg '! High attrition ha alway been the norm at cw College Up until the uHd 19 0 rctemion rate. or 45 % were nm uncommon. and tnthe often dr ppd as low a 1M1r. ln more recent year v. C1)llege has. on .wcrage. graduatL'tl about % of tls e tas. c whtch according to Jim Feeney. ts JU t ltnc. a a! scho ol and shouldn't expect the MO EYWOE S From th Oracle. l 0/3/94 : L'SF's d1ffercnual tuitton commmec met lot the ftr t tunc Ia. t Friday to bcg111 cxarnimng a tuJtlOII incrca. e propo al cm.lorsed hy Pre 1Jent Betty Ca tor ugge 11on. lor. pending the proposcu money include tncrcascd tinancial aid. new cour c 'ction smaller clas. l.!d tl.!chnology. and improvcmems in academic ad\ tsing. The group wlll also con idcr u lllf! the money lor parking improvemcn and lllcreasing -ervu.:e at U F to make the -:ampus more ome of these crvtcc coultltncludc shuul to th' mall and allowing bu c uch a video remer dry cleaner and rccrcatton bu 111c e like bowling alley to open on campus. A nonhtnding recommendation 1. expected ov I. In other hnancial th Florida Hou e ofRepre en"MONEY WOE "CO Tl ED ON PAGE 3 BLACK STUDE TS QUESTION POLICE SENSITIVITY TO RACE ISSUES Kate Fink ccond year tudcm. G ra People 1 un urc why hi appearance i. o u pteiou He wa topped and asked for idcntift ation by ampu poli c three time. tn the lirt week of cia es this year. At approximate! y 1:15 A.M. on Augu t 2 People and a fnend. both Afncan-Amcri ans, rode thc1r bicycle to People B-donn room. They passed a campu police orticl.!r a they walked imo B-dorm. Wh 'll P!.!ople went back out id to lock h1s bicy lc, the officer asked him for iocnuficallon. Aft r Peoples had provtded I. D., the ofliccr followed Peoples back to hi room in B-dorm "! felt the question wl.!rc out of line given th circum lance:: I saw the othccr pas hy as we walked on campu ... when I wa. eommg out ol B dorm I had a cy: People aid t don't con ider that out of lme. What did h (the police officer] do'! He identified the per on. and saw him ba k to his room." Capt. Bill Kelly, Director or Campu Police aid. Kelly. ugge. ted the officer could have followt..'d People had; 1ns1de the dorm for Peoples safety. Peoples was stopped agalJl the next evemng around midnight. when he was walk111g home trom the Yik111g apart ment and agalll the t'ollowi ng evening on Tuesda Augu t 30, when he wa. walking N:hind Hamil lOll Center. "A police ofh era. ked me for 1.0 .. and a ked mi.!. Arc you a tudcnt here? What are you doing hac here'! When he why he had been topped. People S
2 The Catalyst October 12, 1994 SAC MINUTES Monday. October 3. 1994 Members in attendance: Sara Kuppin, Rocco Maglio, Tracte Merrit, Meg Moore. Adam Stone tchair). Stephanie Wei T h e meeti ng wen t as follows: MacLab-Hal I aac on. Nathan (CC) Stout and Rocco Maglio applied for the po ition and were interviewed. SAC decided on Rocco Maglio a the new TA tentative on his ten hours of work tudy being able to apply to this po ition. Ho norar ium for Ann e S t evens-Daphne Gabrieli a ked the SAC for $50 as honorarium for the hamamsm workshop M Steven gave last weekend. The request wa approved Comi ng O u t Day-$45 wa a ked for and approved for Coming Om Day(), 10110-10/13. Objec ti v i sm-295 of their allocation wa redirected for audio tape as opposed to a peaker. The tapes, on Ayn Rand. will be kept in the library after the scrie CATALYST ENTERS THE I ORMATION AGE James Re.ffell As of the September 28th tssue. the Catalyst is now available on the Internet as a pan ol the World Wide Web. a global means of connecting information in a hypertext format. At tht point. people on campus can only read the late. in text format. but when the Mac Lab and Campus Computing Center gain graphical Internet capabilitie the Catalyst will he a fully multimedia new paper wtth picture and possibly ound clip. To access the on-line Cataly t type [lynx! to start the text-based Web program Lynx. When started the program di plays the New College Horne Page. full of useful information and ervice for NC student One or the entrie is the Catalyst. If you select that. the Cataly t Page will offer you a selection of the most is. uc. of your lavoriLc .:ampus (813) 751 9123 HAIR TOUCH A Full Service Family Salon S ar ab ay P laza 6513 14t h St. W #113, B r ad enton, FL 3 4 207 The Catalyst General Editor: Ken Burruss Managing Editor: llen Zazueta-Audirac Staff Writers: Graham Strouse, James Rcffell, Rocky Swift, Jake Reimer, Kate Fink, Liz Patterson Contributors: Nick Napalitano, Mark Brcimhurst Layout: Kelcey Burns and Michael Hutch Bu iness Managers: Gary Smith and Anjna Chauhan Co-Sponsored by Dean and Warden Michalson am1 Profes or Vesperi Printed at Bradenton Quick Print Letters to the Editor should be submitted on disk if possible, if not then in type, to Box 139, the Catalyst envelope on the door of the Publication Room. or mailed to: 5700 N Tamiami Trail. Box 139 Sarasota, FL 34243 The Catalyst reserves the right to edit submissions for reasons of space or grammar.
The Catalyst October 12,1994 3 "RACE ISSUES" CONTNUED FROM PAGE 1 Kelly said there is no profile the campus police use when asking individuals for identification. "Certainly, there's a protile. Each officer is different. Each officer has his own experiences to draw from." He encouraged students who had problems with police officers to discuss them with him. Peoples is convinced he was stopped so often because of his race. "I guess in any situation where you fit a certain profile, as a local or a townie ... For just me and my friend to get topped ... it's quite obvious. "T think I would have taken it better if the officers would have said to me, 'You're black. I was wondering if you were on this campus trying to rob us,' ... The approach was disturbing ... I wa not at first seen as a studem, but as an outsider: According to students Bill Eidtson the problem lies not with campus police. but with the lack of African-Americans on campu tt"s much easier to son out black faces among the white faces: he said. Eidtson recalled an incident last emcstcr when he was stopped by campus police as he was pulling out of the library parking lot. J was accused of an nected with Morrison s ... someone said he saw a black person in the area, so they asked me to come into the Cop Shop: According to Eidtson, The police went to drastic measures ... I told them. "Thts is harassment. you really can't do thi He would not go imo further details or the incident. saying, "fl's in the pa t now ... they [campus police] were justified by saying they wanted to protect campus safety.' and added that he is on good terms with campus police. "I don't think it was a racially motivated thing. You're working with a campus that doc n't have many black students," Eidtson said. African-Americans now comprise. lightly less that 2% of the campus population. In Eidtson. ca e. the description campus police were given or 'a black person" led campus police to question him. Bryan Lumpkins, another African-American student. aid he did not believe campus police targeted students because ot their race. Eidtson saw a more complex problem. "There are two 1. sues, here: one is the lack of black student on campus causing paranoia among police; and second is the growing number of black students." because change in the student body's makeup may change attitude on campus. They both have a bearing on this situation ... if ten more black students were to come here. you have to wonder how campus police would respond to that," People said. David Anderson, Director of Admissions, said there are continued efforts to bring in more students from "underrepresented" groups, such as African-Americans and Hispanics. Among strategies listed in the Office of Admissions recruitment plan for 1994-95 are purchasing names of African American students from the College Board's Student Search Service, offering scholarships to "qualified multicultural students." and attending recruitment programs sponsored by the Caribbean Counselors Association and the National Hispantc Institute 'A lot or the learning that happens in college takes place outside of the formal classroom setting ... if those acti vnie are homogeneous ... then one s educational experience is not all that it could be," Anderson aid. and added that he feel New College is generally a welcoming atmosphere for multicultural students. "New College is a place that is ripe for diversity: he said. Tim Richardson. Resident Coun elor. said he had not been approached by any African-American studcuts who had experienced discrimination on campus ... haven't seen anyone having a difficult time: he said. As for his own experience as an African-American at New College. Richard on said. students are students. people arc people. I love it here: "MONEY WOES" CONTINUED FROM PAGE I tatives Higher Education Committee is conducting a legislative study of the way student government atuniver. ilies across the state allocate Activities and Servtce (A&S) Fee Memo were ent out to several tudcnt government president a for copie of the student government constitutions and statutes, the A&S Fcc. budget for the Ia. t ix years. this year's budget requests for all A&S-funded orgamLations. and copie of the university's administrattve A&S Fcc rules. The Legt.laturc has never reviewed A&S Fees alloca tions since giving student governmcms the right to tax their constituent in I <.J74. according to the tall member. The com mittee study rai. cd concerns that legislators were considering taking the A&S Fees allocation process away from students and giving it to university admini trators. This is coming after a highly critical 1993 audit of student governments that found improper control ol spending at USF and at other studcm governments around the. tate.
4 The Catalyst October 12, 1994 "ATTRITION" CONTINUED FROM PAGE I !urn i very Ji rferent and demands a different way of approaching of the admimstration to have 650 student. enrolled l1y the year educauon from its student.: For thi reason. admission. 2000. This will be facilitated by the building of a new dorm attempts to recruit tudem. who walk to the beat of a different complex (expected to open in Fall of '96). and the hiring of new drum: Bm unfortunately. these student tend to be ''higher faculty. "By then." hope Jim Sweeney. 'rett:ntion may l1e as n. ks.". Many come here simply l1ccau e they would not fit in at a high as 70o/c.' more traditional chool. During the year, attrition However. "'not all unconventional per anali ties will fit into an unconvenuonal school like ew CoJJcge."' Academic freedom is a double-edged word that ome tudent can wield effectively. Other only lllJure them clve which can get very me y. Nancy Ferraro cites poor social life as the bigge t rea on tudent leave. ''Many want a more collegiate atmo sphere. They feel [that] they're mi ing out on the traditional college expenence: Let' face it, New College is not like Penn tate. or even Grinnell. Some tudents Will you become a statistic? -Early admit are more likely to leave New College than students who arrive after graduating high school. Conversely, students over age 25 are more likely to stay and graduate. -Transfers from Florida Community College are ubstantially more likely to graduate than tho e from traditional four-year chools. who graduate at a lower rate than students straight out of high school. -Florida students graduate at a higher rate than out of tate stU(icnt Students from the West, Southwest. a11d Northwest have a particularly high attrition rate. -Attendees of non-traditional high school& are somewhat more likely to graduate than students from traditional high schools. -High verbal SAT cores (over 700) do not improve one's chance of survival at NC. Low cores (under 500) strongly decrease it. Information based on a database study by ReRistrar Nancy Ferraro. Sample populaJion selected included 560 men and 578 women. mo t often occurs during breaks. Based on Ia t year' tatistics. it can be expected that five studems will not return after Fall Break. Thi. number incrca cs to 10 during Chri tma break, and climb to 14 during ISP. By next fall, when all i aid and done. clo e to 100 tudent will have dropped out or transferred. Thi does not include graduate .. nor does it include 'The Melt." that i tho e ix or so tudcnts who don't make it past Orienta tion Week. At rno t schools. attrition usually tapers off after the first two year ot at ew College. We have the phenomenon of having h1gh attrition at the end of the ache for raging keggers, want to see a Big Ten game, de ire a larger dating pool. or would like to play on the lacros e team. Other tudents do not perform well enough, decide that they are not ready for college, and leave. Some di cover that they wish to pursue a major not offered at New College (engineering, educa tion, busine s, drama, nursing, etc.). Still more unsat their way out of New College, while a few simply cannot afford returning. third and beginning of the fourth year This may be cau ed by the cmphasi placed on the enior thesis, which many student regard as a looming threat they arc not prepared to face. And a graduation day approaches, many students al o become con-Closely related to all of the above-mentioned problems is New College's size. Statistics have shown that when the population of students dramatically increa es, o does the retention rate. This i because a large number of students provides stability-more faculty can be hired (to preserve the student to faculty ratio of 10:1, which the chool is committed to), which diversifies cour e offerings and expands departments. Social life becomes enriched and participation in organizations/ clubs increases. For !hi reason, it has become an unofficial goal ATTRITION" CONTINUED ON PAGE 6 3913 Brown Avenue Sararota, Aonda 3il31 Voice/Fax (BIJ) 365-3658 Monday thru Saturday 9 a m 5 p.m. Ooscd Sunday 10% DISCOUNT OFF PURCHASE WITH STUDENT I.D.
The Catalyst October 12, 1994 5 THE (NOT SO) PERFECT MAN Graham Strouse Does anyhody really understand women? I asked other angst-inspiring evems. If you've lived a squeaky clean life. myself this question for the millionth time during a recent make up. conversation with two bisexual female friends. We were JUSt laying about in the sun. sipping our various and sundry heverages, and hitchin' about dem dames-all of us. male and female alike. It was a veritable Myns Kcgger. All we needed was a few Buds. some chips. and a football game spread across the Sony. It's not that we don'tlikc women. mind you. The problem is we love em to pieces. but we can't ligure out what they want. It's a horrihle dilemma. comparable in scope to the Problem of Evil. Fortunately. my agonizing enquiries have come to an end. thanks to the wisdom of my good !fiend James Reffell. troom 316, box 081. docs not check his mail for explosives) Says Jame who was actually quoting the now deceased comedian Bill Hicks: Chicks dig jerks ... This summation or conjugal relations arnongstlwmo sap1ens sapiens hook me to the bones It was if a lonely cloud had suddenly been lifted and replaced hy a dark streak of Enlightenment cascading from the heavens in a shower or anvils Da. Datta. Dyadhvam. The Thunder spoke. I knew, without a shadow of a doubt. why. until 17 years of age. the only place l could find a date wa in Aisle 7 of the local ACME. next to the other dried fruits. I knew why only cats curled up with me at night. I knew it and foretold the rest. Of course. there's also the minor fact that rm a nervous son of bug whose vocabulary shrinks by a factor of 2,000 when speaking to members of the opposite sex of whom I am enamored But that's not important. Anyway, following my revelation I embarked upon a fact-finding expedition tO find out What Women Want. I did surveys, I made graphs. I launched a guerilla raid on the secret files of the local NOW office. Finally, I talked to my fellow Catalyst staff members. As a resuil of my investigations, I have discovered a few new nuggets of wisdom for those love-starved men and women seeking to unravel the mystery of the douhle-X chromosome. To men seeking women, I recommend trying to look like Brad Pitt. Long, thin, scraggly hair and a halfway house beard are sexy. Remember, Grease Gets Gals. My friend Anjna Chauhan concurs. She suggests wearing torn jeans. a cut off t shirt and a fake tattoo over the shoulder. For small talk, she advises men to discuss their prison records. drug addictions, and Also accents help. Last year. a certain Scottish traveller cut quite a swath through the love lives of everal New College ladies Scottish John. as he was affectionately known. made fun of people who brushed their teeth. He wa. not Mr. Happy Hygiene. He lhd. however. have a lovely Scottish brogue that snared women tighter than a kettle drum. John also benet1ued from the fact that he was a tran sient. He came. he saw. he conquered. He left. No muss. no fu. s. no implications whatsoever. Our Scouish lover wasn't about to tic anyone down with commitments. We now have our portrait of the Perfect Man. He bathes and shaves irregularly, dresses like a drifter from the set or The Ou.tsiders, does time, does drugs, speaks with a funny accent. and has no home to speak of. Big. wounded puppy dog eye complete the picture. So, you ask. does this mean that nice guy do finish last? Most of the time the answer to this question is yes. Fortunately. according to couple of my sources. most women grow out of this phase. I believe they are lying. Admittedly I do know a few SNAGs (Sensitive New Age Guy ) who have managed to develop devoted. caring relationship in spite of their terminal nicene s. l dunno. In any event. take heart men. After enough frustrating experiences with women. you will begin to smoke. drink, and do drugs. You will abandon the razor and redirect your unreleaseahle testosterone into acts of vio lence. You will be caught and jailed. Soon. you will find that you have become the Perfect Man without even trying. Sadly, my portrait of the Perfect Woman for Women is not as complete as my sketch of the Ultimate Man. To women. I can only offer a couple of pointers. First of all. many of the .same rules that apply to men apply to women. Although a woman who looks like a dessicated Matt Dillon probably does not have the same appeal as a man, it can still help your cause if you re little askew of the eight ball. My last bit of advice comes from my good friend and editor llen Zazueta-Audirac (Room 318, box I 02, does check her mail for explosives). "Short women arc the bane of my existence', says lien. She reccommends that everyone avoid small women. Anyone under 5'4" should be considered suspect. This is because small women crave power to compensate for their diminutive tature. Or so the argument goes. Remember. she said it.
6 The Catalyst October 12, 1994 "ATTRITION" CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 cerned that their degree may not be "marketable.'' They get tired of describing our education philo ophy, or an wering the question 'New what? Is that a Community College?" Our chool doe not have the name. of say. a Columbta or even an Oberlin. We do not have a large body of alums sending their kids here. We do not have an exten ive history or popular connotation. New College, therefore. becomes easier to walk away from. Despite these perceived problems. stati tic show an upward trend in the retention rate. Nancy Ferraro ascribes this fact to both the. ize increa e and the tirm leadership provided by Dean Michalson. College morale ( tudent and faculty). once very low, has improved a great deal. rnaldng the overall atmosphere 'much more positive. Dean Michalson insptres confidence. We have not always had that.'. Another strong intluence i. Pete Faz10 and the wllecti ve efforts of the Financial Atd Ofl1ce. ''They've done an extraordinary job in allowing tudcms to come here and making they tay" (The writer of thi article can personally atte t to tht. ) The Admi ions Office i also key in that it screens out tudcms who would mo t likely not urvivc New College' illlen. e academic and ocial environments. Despite popular opinion, this year' entering class i not )ttcking it om more than tho. e in the past. The attrition rate. thu far. has held at the same leveln has for the Ia t everal years. 'We should find out how we're doing after Fall Break.'' says Ferraro So take a look around. It i just po tble you may never sec the person sitting aero. s from you ever agrun. Or maybe it wtll be your roommate. or your new boyfriend or girlfriend. It ts even quite pos ible that you won't be coming back. POLICE LOG 9/15/94: 7:54am Ofc. Mislyan reported a ca e of criminal mischief in the form of graffiti on the' Zinns building on the we t ide of Campus. 4:25pm Ofc. Resch received a report of a radio stolen from a library carrel. 6:00pm The arne officer received a report of a stolen lamp; also from a library carrel. 9/17/94: 5 : 00am Ofc. McGrath i sued a traffic ticket and a writlen trespas warning to an extudem who parked on the sidewalk ncar the Pei dorms. 9/18/94: 12:55am Ofc. Mislyan i ued traftic tickets and tre pa s warnings to two people in the con truction area 4:03pm Ofc. Mitchell received a report or a coat stolen from a library carrel. 9/19/94: 9:32am Ofc Mitchell received a report of a bike stolen from 8-Dorm. The bike was recovered ncar the Viking Dorms !0:58pm Ore. Walker received a report of a different bike tolen from Viking 9/23/94: 2:59pm A laptop valued at 2600 dollar was reported stolen from a library carrel. Fortunately. Ole. Lange was present. and the thief may have been scared into leaving the item in the library. where it was found stashed on a bookshelf. This is the econd report or a laptop stolen from the library in le s than a month. 9/25/94: !2:03am A Uniform Traffic Citation was i .. ued to a nontudent. SUBLIMINAL MESSAGE# 1002: Operators are standing by. Submit to The CaLalyst NOW! sur s=LL lMOE COWNTOWN S.l.RASOTA us=u 2F )488 MAIN ST S.l.RAS()i.l. FL J.;,J6 .:>PEN? G.t.YS A Wf::K 1 lll'!c UlSCOUNT CH'F PlJKCHASE WfTH ST OE:-.IT 1.0 I SANFRA CISCO STYLE I lEAL THY MEXICAN FOOD 1430 MAIN ST SARA SOT A 366-94 39 LIVE MUSIC SAT 8 :30PMIIPM SAT. 1\_""ll\ 1\ DISCOUNT JOIN 11 IE BURRITO CLUB 111\M JAM FRI &. SAT. 11/\M IC'M MONTI fUR II N )N !>PM S U N
The atalyst Octo b er 12,1 994 7 L A S S ROOM C ONSTR CTION As you may have heard th 're is gomg to lx! a brand-new Jnthc librar) ntonunatel). the lor thi new seem to have been v. ritteu 111 Greek. Mu k on th h< tom ol a tmght-yellow El Camino. cm:a 1976. and. em to the 1.1ap yard for recycling It \\il\ announced at a reccm wwn thattht. con'>tnH.:tion wa planned. much to the '>Urpn'e 1' the ... tutl nt body. The report was that the new chl\Sroom. to 1 shar d by, e"" College and UP. would scat approxunately 50 1Kl1cs and would be stuck om where lllthe depth. of the i hrar) Joan Pelham. the head or th Library Depanm 'Ill, was a hi to provtdc further 111 formation. saying that the pace that has been de.gnat d tor the cia <>room 1. on the second tloor. in the nonhwe.t corner. The hbrar) lose space for a dozen tacks. 1twut6 carrel. and approximate! 4 study tables. The library talf knew about the planned con. truction at the bcgi nning ol the summer. and were g1ven that ttme to rearrange to library to clear that space. I n the end. someone from outs1de the school had to be hired to move the Yariou tack .. and rearrange the space. Th pa e committee appro cd the pro.tect. and de 1g natcd the library a the pia c lor 11. The library was not the fir t choict:. but it wa apparent!} the only viab l e ouc. much to the d1. ma) of hbrary taff. who. 10 Joan P elham, felt they had "nothlllg to do wHh 11. We were ju. ttold th1. pace wa going to be u ed. It ha. n o thlllg to do w i th the librar> The tall were also told t hat th1s IS a temporary arrangcm nt. 10 be su. pendcd once a new cia room bmlding ha. beeu built. Look for the re ults ot' the O ctobe r II. pre-dig onfcrence in next is ue. 0 TSlD E TH IVORY TOW E R Jake Rtima The long pnx:c\s ol Jury sekctl\ln hegan 111 th OJ. S imp-. o n tria l this week ()..t potentml JUror were aslo..cd to complctc a 75 page que. uonmm that commncd hundreds que tion on rang1ng from dl\ orce w O.J .' rental car ommcrTI1' omplcll!d qu :!Jonn
8 The Catalyst October 12, 1994 ANNOUNCEMENTS Faculty Promotion and Tenure: Professors Gordon Bauer, Charles Green, Steve Miles, and Maria Vesperi are standing for tenure and promotion to Associate Profes or. Professor Sandra Gilchrist i standing for promotion to (Full) Professor. Your com mems are sought as the PAC begins this important process. The PAC assessment will include, among other things. an evaluation of the faculty member's teaching, scholarship. and community involvement and contribution. If your knowledge extends into these areas, we would appreciate your comments. The information we seek is not simply a ''fo r or against .. vote. but rather a critical evaluation. We need your letter as soon as possible; all letters must be IN THE FILE BY 5:00PM OCTOBER 28, 1994. In accordance with the Board of Regents policy, letters will be filed in the Provost 's Personnel Records for faculty members and will be available only to authorized individual (inc luding the person about whom the letter is written). and of course to PAC members. We cannot use anonymous letter Please sign your letter. A separate letter should be sent for each individual about whom you wish to comment. All letters hould be sent to Peter Kazaks Division of N a tural Sciences * 1995 Florida Honors Council Writing Co ntest: Attenti on New College writers! The Florida H onors Councils is sponsor mg their annual writing competition. Rese arch paper critical essays, and creative writing emrie. are all welcomed. Winners will receive cash prizes and will presem the i r papers at the a nnual conference in Orl ando. Conference expen cs paid by the C o uncil. For more details. contact Kathy Killion (ext. 5686) in the New College Admissions Office, R obertso n H all. Deadline: October 3l. 1994 * Free anonymous HlV testing at P arkview Center Oct. 21. from 5 pm to 8 pm. and on Oct22. from 10 am to I pm. Call 351-155 1 for appointment Spon ored by Sarasota AIDS Support. * Free STD testing at the S arasota County Health Department at 2200 Ringling Blvd. (cast of Main). D aily clinics Mon. Thurs. from Ram to 10:30 am. and I pmto 3 pm. D aily c linics Fri. from I pm to 3 pm. Call 954-2919 for more info. * The Old Fashioned New England co-ho ted by tJ1e New College Foundation and Sun B ank/ Gulf C oast wJil be hel d o n Friday. October l4. from 6:30pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets arc S60 per person with proceeds going to benefit New College * To ASL students : I am Interested in spending my ISP at are idcntial school f or the dear and hlind; however. 1 need to brush up on my ASL (a11d expand my vocabulary). If you would like to chat in ASL (or are imercsted in a similar ISP), plea. e contat.:t Su at box 63 o r 355-810<) (pcrhap. we could al o organize an intermediate/advanced ASL tutorial for next semester). * Mark's News: Sign up for the sca\'engcr hum outstde B arbara B's onice. Soccer on W ednesdays at6 p.m. Congratulation. w Evan Garfinkel. Hugo Brown. M att Grieco. and BcnWolkov. a.k.a. Pelham l-2-3. fM winning the New College College Bowl 1 S% GRATUITY KLUD BEFORE DISCOUNT, NOT GOOD 'Mltl SPECWS. $S. 00 DFF DINNER : PURCHASE DN DINNER ENIR AI RGUlf1R : :PRICE RlC $5.00 Dff Iff SECDND DINNR : : Tamiami Trail : 359-3000 : MEXICAN MENU ONLY : EXPIRES 11/30 : S7:,Atc iJAJ1T1J1A COME TO ITALY ... "The Only Brick Oven Pizza in Sarasota & Bradenton" Steak Pasta Handmade Dessert Open Dally at 4 p.m. Closed Mondays 8076 North Tamiam i Trail 359-3690 *Before 6 pm Pasta & Piua half price*