Kimberly Lightbody and Miles Kohrman. Over the course of the summer months, The New School took a significant step towards integrating its many divisions into one, consolidated university: it formed a new division, The New School for Public Engagement.
Archive for September, 2011
Kimberly Lightbody and Miles Kohrman. Since the beginning of this semester, the student government of Lang College, the Lang Student Union, has been noticeably absent. While other student organizations have already held their first meetings and planned their next moves, the LSU has hardly begun gearing up for the semester ahead.
The Occupy Wall Street movement may have began as a small group of people protesting against our nation’s economic system, but over the past few weeks it has grown into something more: all across the country, communities are rising up and airing their local grievances.
I was sitting at a café table in The New School’s dining room eating an oatmeal currant scone with a perfectly paired Starbuck’s coffee. I was lucky to find a table for a few hours. The wrap around windows let in the afternoon sun, and my cul-de-sac corner ensured a space free of ambient sound, ideal for focusing on my novel.
In case you hadn’t heard, Prince William married Kate Middleton in April. Duchess Catherine is now being heralded as a fashion icon. Apparently she is the “anti-Kardashian” of the the fashion world right now. Anna Wintour told The New York Times that “there is nothing trashy or vulgar about her.”