New College of Florida Brilliantly Unique; Uniquely Brilliant



Material Information

Alternate Title:
Yo! (Volume 1, Number 14)
Physical Description:
New College of Florida
New College of Florida
Place of Publication:
Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date:
April 4, 1994


Subjects / Keywords:
History -- New College (Sarasota, Fla.)
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
College student newspapers and periodicals
College publications
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Sarasota


General Note:
Six page issue of the student produced newspaper.
Source of Description:
This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida Libraries, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.

Record Information

Source Institution:
New College of Florida
Holding Location:
New College of Florida
Rights Management:
Before photographing or publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the New College Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not New College of Florida.
System ID:

This item is only available as the following downloads:

Full Text


;4ptzLl4flptzLl10, 1994 FPIRG Counters Argument ?lktJee -----------(Ed note-McGee Young wrote the following article in response to last week's article "FPmG Funding System Denied Asked about the passing of Friday's deadline for FPIRG to respond to USF, McGee stated that an agreement with the University had not been reached and the fcc will be off of the ruition bill while negotiations take place. In related news, students at Florida International University voted to keep FPIRG and to increase its fee by fifty cents ) The USF administration rejecLCd outright the coun terproposal that Florida PIRG offered in response to concerns related to the fee on the tuition 'D1c administration is refus ing to recognize students' efforts to support the FPIRG pro gram The majority of New College students and nearly a majority of students at the Tampa campus (the petitioning is still going on) have asked for a fee on the tuition that will be automatically assessed unless students waive it. Vice-Presi dent Gordon McDougal informed FPIRG of the decision on 1hursday, the day after the counterproposal was submitted McDougal indicated that the counterproposal was inconsis tent with administration views that FPIRG should be funded on a donation system He also imposed a deadline of 'i :OO PM on Friday for FPIRG's response PPIRG's counterproposal consisted of major conces sions based on a refundable fee system It provided for a voice prompt on telephone registration on how to waive the fcc It made the box on the registration form to waive the fee more prominent. Tt would provide information about the FPIRG program and fee to all students lt would also increase visibility of the fee at the registration site. Despite FPIRG's efforts to negotiate with the Uni versity and come up with a compromise solution, the Castor administration continues to cling to the conclusion that FPIHG should be funded by donations The administration has been adamant that they are sure that t.hey are making the decision that best protects the studcms. This is despite the fact that a majority of students at USF for ten years have supported FPIRG's program and fee. Iloward Lamb, the chapter chair for FPIRG at USF said, "If students did not support Florida PIRG, they would not sign the petition to keep us around Since they arc sign"FPIRG" Continued on page 2 I Volume 1 ;\J 14 Florida Legislature Considering New Tuition Bill -----------According to the March 31, 1994 issue of The Oracle, a variable tuiti o n bill is pre ently being considered in the State I louse and Senate The bill seeks to give F l orida's nine public university presidents the authority to set tuition at up to 10% above or below a base rate. Advocates of the bill claim that the extra money raised will help provide more class sections, computers, and other resources to shorten the uThe biU seeks to give nine pub lic university presidents the authority to set tuition at up to 10% above or below a base amount of time it takes students to earn a degree Critics, however, claim that this conclusion is not logical, as, for ex ample, a student who works full time may require more time to graduate anyway Greg Bradley, a lobbyist for the Florida Student Association, says the bill docs not provide a guarantee that the money raised from the differential tuition will go to providing more services for students. He said that instead legislators could use rhe money generated to offset further cuts in university funding USF President Betty Castor has not said whether or not she will raise tuition next fall, if the bill passes. It is not clear how this will affect ew College tuition The text of the bill is as follows: I m 839/Sll 1642: State University System Flexibility Bill Affords the Board of Regents and university presidents greater management ncx ibility Revises provisions concerning the setting of fees by the noard of Regents and authorizes the approval of certain alternative fcc schedules Hevises provisions regarding the establi hment of authorized positions and salary rate and the State University System accountability process The I louse bill has been passed by Appropriations and was on the I louse Special Order Calendar for March 31. The Senate bill has been passed hy the Education Comrninec, and. is now in the Appropriations committee


}1D! Page 2 Editor: Ken Burruss.(355-0751) Layout and Design Editor: Ari Weinstein. StaffWriter: Leslie Shaffer.(358 0561) Contributors: Mark Breimhorst, SAGE. YO! is typeset in PagcMakcr 5.0, with body text in Garamond, bylines in Brush Script, and Headlines in Aria! Ulack YO! is printed by lhe Campus Copy Center. Letters to the Editor should be typed and submitted on disk with a printed copy auachcd to Box 139. Take A Drink, After All, We Won't Be Here In 1 00 Years 4 fltUi. 7iddt -----------lt's a hot day and you've been riding your sporty mountain bike around campus Zooming over the overpass, dodging various pedestrians all you can think about is that wet, cold soft drink sliding down your throat. Finally, you park your vehicle and walk into I lam Center, (as if you aren't just dying to run screaming to t11e drink machine.) Now in Morrison's, you have your goal in sight. As you slip by people in the sandwich line, you begin to salivate for your drink of choice. It's gelling bad. You're desperate to have a drink and some geriatric is filling his coffee mug with prune juice! Yes, he's gone. All you have to do is reach for a cup and ... Wait a minute! Who took all the plastic cups? That's right, once again, it's Styrofoam or dehydrate. Grudgingly, you suppress your love for our planet for a quick refreshment. After all, it's only one cup and who's going lObe around in 100 years to worry about it anyway? According to the manager of Morrison's, we go through 1,000 Styrofoam cups per week. Most Styrofoam products contain untreated styrene, a dangerous carcinogen. In addi tion, Styrofoam cups contain compounds called chlorofluo rocarbons, or CFC's. After you throw your Morrison's cup in the garbage can and it is crushed, the CFC's will slowly rise up into the stratosphere over a three to five year period. In the stratosphere, CFC gasses react to UV radiation by cparat ing with their chlorine atoms. 'f11c Chlorine atoms then romp around splitting 07.0ne molecules (0,) into oxygen molecules and oxygen atoms (0). Like some wicked form of envi ronmental disease, lhis one chlorine atom stays in the stratosphere for about 100 years, ripping up ozone molecules. The chlorine atom is capable of destroying over 10,000 ozone molecules over time Although CFC gassc. and Chlorine atoms arc released into the stratosphere from a number of sources including air conditioners, refrigerators, foam furniture, fire extinguishers, and the solid rocket fuel used to propel our space shuttles into orbit, it is imperative that we begin to combat the prob lem of ozone depletion at a realistic level while keeping in mind it's overall effects During the months of September and October, 95% of the ozone is depleted over Antarctica Dur ing the rest of the year stratospheric ozone in the Southern I Iemisphere filters down to cover the hole. I renee the total ozone over the southern continents of Australia, Africa, and South America i depleted during their summer-November to March. Each 1 percent decrease in the ozone layer could pro duce a tl to 6 percent increase in skin cancer for the folks in the Southern Hemisphere As for Americans, our ozone has depleted by 5 percent over the past decade and the U .S. Envi ronmental Protection Agency now predicts 200,000 additional deaths from skin cancer during the next ten years in the U S alone It took billions of years for primitive life forms and UV radiation to produce the ozone layer which protects our cur rent environment from now lethal Ultraviolet Hadiation. Given this data it is surpri<;ing that we arc increasing tl1e level of CFC gasses at a rate of 5 percent per year. We are al o depleting our ozone lay er by a total of 5 percent each year 'lhc world wide incidence of Melanoma has doubled in the past 20 years. (ln Australia; it has doubled in the past ten years.) If we con tinue to increa c our emission of CFC's at current rates, ozone "Ozone Depletion" Continued on page 6 "FPIRG" Continued from page 1 ing it, it is clear that they arc in favor of what we do. If students want to assess themselves a fcc, the administration should not be able to deny them that right." Despite the fact that a donation system has failed every time it has been tried all over the country, the adminis tration has consistently stated that since it has not been tried at USF before, "we're not sure that it won't work." Michalson Named to Provost Search Committee Dean and Warden Gordon Michalson has been named as a member of USF's Provost Search Committee I Ie and twenty-three others will be selecting a new provost for USF, which is being temporarily filled by Michael Kovac. The pro vost, known officially as "Provost and Executive Vice Presi dent," will be the number two administrator at USF and chief academic officer of the school. AfJril1 1991


Announcements The Sexual Harassment/Assault Policy Committee meets every Friday at 3 : 30 PM in PME 213 All are welcome Refreshments are provided Minutes will be posted on Ham Center Bulletin Board For more info, contact Arin Mason (box 243) or Kevin Arlyck (box 14). Training Workshops to be Sexual Assault/Harassment Advocates, Educators, and/or Peer Counselors are being held every Thursday from 12 noon to 2 p.m in the Parkview House If interested, just come or contact the Counseling Center (359 4254), Lisa Cheby (box 141), or Craig Willse (box 253) for more info The Sarasota Community Blood Bank will be on cam pus Thursday, April 7 They will be on the east side of cam pus from 11 a .m. to 7 p .m., and on the west side from 2 p .m. to 6 p .m. First time donors must bring photo ID. April blood donors will receive a free sunshade. For more information, contact Kathleen Faldi at 954-0299. On Saturday April 9, the annual Semi-Formal will be held in College Hall. The theme this year is the Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Tickets are $4 in advance, $6 at the door A chapter of SAGE (Students Against Genocide) has been established on the New College campus. They will be show ing a doa1memary on Tuesday night entitled the "eyes of Bosnia" documenting the atrocities in the former Yugoslavia. Meet by the couches outside the Fishbowl at 8:00p. m. If you have any questions please contact Tracie Merriu (box %) or Ben Wolkov (box 524). Auditions for the l\'ew College Slavic Vocal Ensemble : We are looking for people to join the ensemble this year and continue on in the Fall. Vocal experience and music training are not required. There will be an informational meeting in the Rita Kip Music Room of College Hall at 6:00 p m on Monday, April4 If you cannot attend the meeting or want more information, contact Laura Olson at 359-4271 or Juliana Pare at 359-0548. Barbara Berggren has the new Macintosh Price Lists from the University Bookstore in Tampa They are posted on her door. Students with current ID can order by phone if they come to her office, but they still have to go to Tampa to pick their order up. The Mac Lab TAs also have copies of the price lists. 'tD! Page 3 The Office of Student Affairs and Campus Ministry arc cosponsoring a discussion with Tony l.cnzo on his expe riences in the Trappist Monastery in Kentucky during his Fall Break The discussion will take place Wednesday at 1 : 00 p m Fitness Center News April 5 Golf Lessons begin April 8-Racquetball Basics April 9 American Red Cross CPR and First Aid April 12 -American Red Cross Lifeguard Training begins April15-17Basketball Tournament April 23-Kappa Delta Pi CPR and First Aid April 27-Safe Stretching Techniques May 6-8Racquetball Tournament April1994 Tutor Workshops for ESL (English as a Second Language) offered by the Literary Council of Sarasota Inc. Orientation: Workshop: Sun. April17, 1 p.m. to 2:30p.m., Selby Library Thur. April 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sat. April 23, 9 a.m. to 3:30p.m. Sat. April 30, 9 a.m. to 3:30p.m. Rm. 106, First United Methodist Church The Literacy new tutor workshop scheduled for April23 and 30 has been postponed until Fall. For more information, contact Lisa Cheby by April 6 to register, at 359..()516 or box 141. ESL tutors, we need you! lf you have been certified as an ESL tutor any time in the past we need you now. The Literary Council of Sarasota Inc have a waiting list of students in need ofESL tutoring and arc very short ofESL tutors There is a student on campus who will need a new tutor. Contact Lisa Cheby at 359-0516 or box 141. The Literacy Council of Sarasota Inc is offering a brushup workshop for tutors trained in Literacy in 1992 a n d 1993 who have not had students but wish to become active This workshop will be held Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m to 12 noon at the First United Methodist Church To register, please call Pam jones in the office at9550421 no later than Monday, April 18. Full Spectrum Health, one of the visitors during the Women s Awareness Month Health Fair, may return to cam pus to offer a reduced rate healthy cooking class If inter ested, contact box 373. April 4, 1994


)1D! Page 4 12 Questions on Bosnia The following is part one of a two part special for YO! submitted by SAGE (Students Against Genocide) The second part will be printed next week. 1. Why should I care about Bosnia? The war in Bosnia represents not only the present but also the past and the future Once again genocide i s being committed in Europe Emaciated boclies are held in concentration camps; women are systematically raped; hun dreds of towns are "ethnically-cleansed;" children are terror ized and tortured. Again, a defenseless European minoriry is threatened with extinction The echo of the Holocaust is unmistakable. The war in Bosn1a is an ominous picture of what the future may hold for Europe in the post-Cold War era First the threat of the conflict spreading to Albania Greece Tur key, and into Central Europe is a real one Second, national ism is once again on the rise in Europe as charismatic leaders secure support in the Russian Parliament and throughout Eas ter Europe. The increasingly visible support which Russian nationalist leader Zhirinovsky gives to Serbia is frightening. Minorities and refugees in Europe are becoming more vulner able as European states have moved from aggressive foreign policies to increasingly repressive domestic agendas. In the name of protecting their brethren in a border land -be they Serbs in Bosnia, Russians in the Caucuses, Roman i ans in Hun gary, militant nationalist leaders evoke a genuine fear of the return of fascism in Europe. To avoid this dangerous future, let us learn from the past and stop the genocide in Bosnia. 2. Isn't this just a case of "ancient hatreds?" Bosnia is the oldest multi-cultural state in Europe. Since the fifteenth century, it has been home to Muslims Christians, Jews and others. (Indeed, after the Spanish Inqui sition, many Jews fled to Bosnia where they flourished and added to the unique historical mosaic ) All of these groups have lived in relative harmony for centuries (except for the periods during the World Wars, where outside powers were principally responsible for introducing hatred and violence into the region ) Since World War II, there have been no interethnic or interreligious tensions in Bosnia In short, the recent conflicts in the former Yugoslavia can fmd few roots in Bosnia's history. Instead, the present atmosphere of hatred was fueled by a deliberate campaign of Serbian nationalist propaganda. This flame of hatred is then fanned by Serb atrocities These atrocities are not only planned to terro:-ize the Bosnian population, but they are also intended to invite reprisals which would seem to the outside world to substan tiate the Serbian nationalists depiction of this conflict as one of "ancient hatreds." 3. Isn't this just a civil war? Although it has internal ethnic dimensions, the conflict in B o snia i.) ess e ntially a war of aggression orchestrated by ultranationalist Serbs in Belgrade The destruction of Bosnia is the most recent manifestation of Serbia s long stancling dream of uniting all Serbs in a uGreatcr Serbia," at the expense of every non Serbian ethnic group in the Balkans Before Serbia unleashed terror in Bosnia, it first invaded Slovenia and Croatia in 199192 During the first six weeks of the war in Bosnia when erb forces gained the most ground, the main fighting forces were uni ts of the Serb-dominated Yugoslav Federal army Acting under the orders of ultranationalist leader of Serbia Slobodan Milosevic, the Federal Army together with Serb parliamentary units launched the war. ow the war in Bosnia is intensified by the military involvement of another external power : Croatia The Tudjman Government in Zagreb is taking advantage of Bosnia s vulnerability by in some cases cooperating with Serbs to carve out territory from Bosnia and create a "Greater Croatia A war planned, directed and spon sored by Serbia (and actively encouraged by Croatia) with the ultimate aim of dismembering Bosnia, is not a civil war. "Bosnia" Continued on Page 5 Mark's News 4 ----------There will be a sale of baked goods and second hand items in Ham Center on Friday, April 8 The proceeds will benefit the students going to Boston to attend the COOL con fenince. The Thesis Colloquia on Wed. March 30 was a great success for both the presenters and the audience. The The ses sounded great and we were able to challenge their au thors to improve them. The next Thesis Colloquia will happen the week of April 18. Sign up by \\'ed. April 13 in my office The final Colloquia will take place the week of 1 \1ay 2 If you are interested in going to Disneyland/Epcot Cen ter on May 1, please see me. The Spring Dance Marathon is happening Friday April 29th at 9pm until Saturday the 30th at 9pm. Please come by my office if you would like to dance. lf you want to help during the Marathon or with the planning please see me. If you are interested in being a part of the College Bowl effort next year and don' t know what you can do to improve your skills, see me Soccer game, 'J.:' ednesday, 5 : 15pm, between Ham Cen ter and Pei. Apri/4, 1994


"Bosnia" Continued from Page 4 4. I was sickened to hear about the rape camps, but isn't Bosnia just another example of the victimization of women in the context of war? Ilistory is often replete with evidence that women's bodies arc often considered part of the spoils of war. Within the context of warfare, women arc r a ped for revenge, expe diency and mockery. What makes rape in Bosnia even more horrific is not just the large number of rapes, but the system atic use of rape and other forms of sexual torture by Serb military and paramilitary groups against girls and women as part of a larger campaign of genocide In Bosnia, rape is a tool of genocide. Mass rapes, public rapes, rapes of little girls and elderly women (and even little boys) constitute an efficient, cheap and successful method of terrorizing an ethnic population out of their homes, il lagcs, and eventually out of their country Rape is an effec tive and inexpensive tool of genocide. You need no ammu nition, no weapons, no skilled soldiers to commit mass rape and destroy a population as the nationalist Serbs have done. 5. I have read many reports which state that all sides in the Bosnian War are committing atrocities and have equal victims. Is this so? Respectable nongovernmental organizations and newspapers like the New York 1lmes report and document this unquestionable fact : the principal aggressors arc the Serbs and the primary victims arc the Bosnian Muslims While it is true that individual cases of abuse have documented by all sides, those few cases of Bosnian troop abuses were not sanc tioned by the Bosnian Government. In other words, the Bosnian Government-unlike the other parties in the con flict has not adopted a policy of committing atrocities as a means of divicling Bosnia into ethnically pure mini states. Quite the contrary, from the very beginning the Bosnian Govern ment explicitly sr.atcd as its goal tl1c maintenance of a multi ethnic state where all people live freely and equally. The actions of the ethnically mixed ilosnian Army have been sub stantially defensive, aimed at protccling all citizens regardless of ethnicity from the onslaught of Serb and Croat sponsorcd aggression 6. Isn't the Bosnian Government, which is led by AUja Izetbegovic, a front for Ishunlc fuudamcutallsm? Alija lzetbegovic is human rights allorncy who was jailed for many years for advocating religious freedom for all pcople during the repressive era of Yugoslav Communism lzetbegovic has published two books about Islam which have been used by the nationalist Serbs as "evidence" of his funda mentalist agenda for the state of ilosnia 1 Jcrzcgovina A closer study reveals that lzelbcgovic, while a sincere Muslim, is not at all a fundamentalist. President lzetbegovic's Government is composed of Bosnian Muslims, Croats, Serbs and jews in accordance with the ethnic composition of Bosnia. )fDI Page 5 The B osnian Muslims arc the most Western, secular ized Muslim s in the world. Of all the peoples of the former Yugoslavia, the Bosnian Muslims have the highest rate of in termarriage The argument that Bosnian Muslims represent a "threat of fundamentali s m" is an invention of Serb propagan di sts who exploit anti Islamic sentiments of the West. Hate Crimes, Here? 4Le4tie -----------On March 29, 199-1, an Open House was held in Chuck Daly s apartment on the topi c of "!late Crimes? Gender Bashing? Violen ce? At cw College It was announced that the purpos e of the discussion was not to define what a hate crime is, but to discuss the problems of presenting New College as an "all a c cepting environment, while negative tensions are being per c eived Some of the specific incidents of concern which were cited included the vandalizing of the women's restroom in 1 !a milton Center anti woman anti lesbian graffiti on the doors of two RA' s threatening messages in chalk against one fe male student and thr e atening notes in the mailbox of another female student. Problems were cited by students with the procedures for reporting and pursuing incidents Some felt that the cam pus police hadn t taken their complaints seriously and hadn't fully inve Ligated the incidents Many at the Open I rouse believed that there is a general ignorance among ew Col lege students not only about when an action becomes a crime but also what can be done about it. Inc point was raised tha; r epolling incidents to the police causes them to become a public issue and that it prevents the it only happcned once" feeling by having records of repeated actions lssues with regards to the campus police were dis cussed One student felt that the cop shop gets mixed messages from the student community Meetings between stu dents and the campus police may be organized to discuss those issues J he need to institutionalize reporting and han dling procedures to prevent cases from being covered up or ignored was dis c ussed One student also hoped that the re porting procedure could be centralized avoiding problems with going to the wrong office with complaints The importance of educating people about proce dures and their right was raised One student specifically cited that many students arc ignorant of third party reports whic h enable tudcnts not directly involved in an incident to file a report about it, enabling an incident to go on record without it being rursucd. Many students felt that there was a great deal of pres sure to be silent on this campus; there is peer pressure within the community to not take incidents seriously As such, they found it difficult to interfere when they witness other stu dents perpetrating potentially criminal acts. A solution was "Hate Crimes" Continued on Page 6 April 1, 7 991


'ttJ! Page 6 Action Auction News from the Founda t ion The net amount raised at th e 24th annual New Col lege Foundation Action Auction was $138,296, an impressiv e total for a one-night event. Winner's J>dde was the theme of the 24th annual Action Auction and reOected the positive attitude of Foundation supporters In the 1994 edition of .Money Guide magazine's "llest College lluys Now," New Col lege is named as the #} best buy in higher education in the nation ew College is the honors college of the State University System The Action Auction, Sarasota s original auc tion, has been supporting the enriched academic program at the College for 24 years "We are tremendously proud of the results of the Auction," said Ron Heiser, President of New College Fou ndation. "The results are a real tribute to the host of outstanding volunteers on our committee and generous supporlers Gloria and Martin I. Moss were the chairmen of the black tie dinner auction held Saturday, March 19, 1994 on the campus of New College/USF 111c Mosses chaired the Auc tion in 1977 and have served on nearly every NCF auction committee since the beginning of the event. Serving on the Winner's Pride Action Auction Com mince with Gloria and Marty Moss were: Jenny and Brad Baker, Bruce Crissy, Antonette and llill Cunningham, Pat and Dick Donegan, llob Ford, Marian and Hoss Goble, Elisabeth and Laszlo Gonye, Katherine I larris, Gwcnne and Ron I Ieiser, Sami and Don Johns, Charlene "Charlie" Lenger, Carolyn Michel, Barbara Michel, Susan Pearson, Ingrid and Hagnar Petri, Janet Post, Muz and Bob Qualy, Linda and Gilbert Salomon, Linda and Don Sikorski, Jane Smiley, Beverly Stackler, llarbara and John Stafford, Sadie and llarton Tryon, Ted Van Antwerp, Margaret and Bill Wise, Charlene and Phillip Wolff. Specia l thanks to linda Salomon who designed the catalog cover and donated to the art portion of the auction two original paintings one watercolor and one oilbased on the cover. For the fourth consecutive year Elisabeth K. Gonye was Chairman of the GEMS, a group of individuals who donate money to underwrite auction expenses The GEMS do nated S69,500 this year to the 24th Action Auction 'f11e Action Auction is held during spring break week at 1ew College so that the cornminee and guests may borrow the student center and transform it from a bustling cafeteria/meeting place into an elegant restaurant/auction gallery. Many New College students tradi tionally choose to miss part of springbreak to he l p with the Auction Approximately 25 students helped this year. Coordinator for the Action Auction is Mary Lou Wingerter, Vice President for Events/Associates at 1ew Col lege Foundation. "The Auction is a l most a year round proje ct at New College Foundation," said Mrs Wingerter. ''In about another month, we will begin to assemble a commiltee and get to work on the 25th Auction. In 1995 this community event will be a quarter of a century old and we will be p!an ning something special. We are always looking for fabulous items and we have storage faci l ities "Ozone Depletion" Continued ftom Page 2 in the atmosphere will diminish by 20 percent within the life times of our children. Tn' the U.S. alone this could cause 1,500,000 extra deaths from skin cancer and 5 000,000 more cataracts You, the concerned reader, may be wondering by this point what you can do to stop this cycle of ecological de struction I'll give you a hint: STOP USING STYROFOAM CUPS!!!!! l f you find that a Morrison's plastic cup is dirty (e g they often have fungus growing in them.) lake it to the man ager and express your discontent. You may go as far as to offer her a drink from the cup in question If nothing else, find another clean plastic cup. If you find there are no plastic cups at Morrison's, bring some back from your room. An anonymous Morrison's employee reported they only had 40 cups left at one point last week. The manager has expressed concern at the idea of eradicating the usage of Styrofoam cups because she fears more plastic cups will be stolen (A reminder: the difference between stealing and borrowing is when you steal something, you do not bring it back.) If you want to take a drink to the other side of campus, your room, etc., then use a plastic cup and return it. If New College wishes to be associated with environ mentalism, the green movement, Think Globally, Act Locally bu mpcr stickers and save the earth tee-shirLs, then it is time for us to put our money where our overactive mouths are ln Portland, Oregon a law was passed in 1990 which banned Styrofoam. rood services arc fined $250 for a first offense and $500 for a repeat violation. If a large, bureaucratic inslitution, such as a city government, can manage to ban Styrofoam within it's borders, a progressive, activist, liberal arts school like New College shouldn't even blink at the effort necessary to stop Styrofoam usage on it's grounds For now, we can stop using the styrofoam in Morrison's When we get new food service people it should be in their contract that no Styrofoam will be tolerated Fur there should be an amendment to the New College Student Government Constitution empowering studenL<> to levy fines on one another for Styrofoam usage. All facts for this article were provided by If You Love This Planet by llclen Caldicou, M D 1992 W.W. Norton & Co. H a t e Cdtue s C ontinu e d ftom Pag e 5 posed by another student who felt that there was no "crime" in asking questions -if someone needs a "reality check," they will thank you It was also stated that if there is a fear for safety in that situation, it is an indication that the police should be called. Another Open I louse is planned to talk about solu tions to these problems April4, 7991

Facebook Twitter YouTube Regulations - Careers - Contact UsA-Z Index - Google+

New College of Florida  •  5800 Bay Shore Road  •  Sarasota, FL 34243  •  (941) 487-5000