A giant hole sits on Fifth Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. Cranes tower over the tall grey walls like giant yellow fingers scratching at the earth. Eventually a 16-story, 354,000-square-foot brass-and-glass building will grow out of the dusty pit. At $350 million it will be the largest and the costliest construction project in The New School’s 91-year history. And [...]
Archive for March, 2011
Dear Free Press, In the previous two weeks the Free Press has published three articles on the proposed revisions to the school’s sexual assault policy.
Maybe there’s hope for student involvement at the New School after all. Two students from the New School for General Studies (NSGS) have made it their mission to bring about changes to their program through the formation of the Bachelor’s Program Student Union (BPSU).
In December 2003, Tom Daschle, the then-Senate Majority Leader, named his longtime colleague Bob Kerrey to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, commonly referred to as the 9/11 Commission. Kerrey, the former celebrity senator from Nebraska, managed to stay out of the spotlight since the 2001 revelations that he and his Navy SEAL squad killed unarmed [...]