At “The Future of Higher Education” conference’s keynote panel discussion on Thursday evening, New School President David Van Zandt was barely able to get through his introduction of City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, his voice overpowered by the loud coughs and frequent boos of those in attendance.
Archive for December, 2011
Observations of a New School Alumna I write from Sidi Bou Said, a touristy seaside town outside of the Tunisian capital, which Lonely Planet has informed me was once home to Michel Foucault.
Story by Kimberly Lightbody, Miles Kohrman, and Rey Mashayekhi On Tuesday, November 22, Kellen Auditorium was filled to capacity as members of the New School community turned up for a public forum, organized by President David Van Zandt, regarding the student occupation at 90 Fifth Ave.
Following the collapse of the occupation at 90 Fifth Ave., and the dissipation of the short-lived alternative provided by the administration at Kellen Gallery, The New School student body was left with a crucial decision.
A look into why tuition has escalated to unprecedented levels The audience’s discontent was palpable inside Tishman Auditorium on the evening of December 8 as New School President David Van Zandt made his introductory remarks at The Future of Higher Education conference’s keynote panel discussion. As Van Zandt began to introduce a panel that included CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein and [...]
The other day I had an epiphany: To the average music consumer, a song is worth less than a candy bar. It might last longer, sound sweeter, and offer a more meaningful experience, but don’t ask us to spend more than $1 on it.
Aided by a PowerPoint presentation, President David Van Zandt and Provost Tim Marshall hosted their second University Town Hall at Wollman Hall on October 26 — an opportunity for the two most prominent and influential figures in The New School administration to hold an open discourse with the university community.
This year has been quite a newsworthy one, with events around the globe rousing the public and inspiring a slew of intriguing headlines. But a few weeks ago, one headline in particular really shook Americans: “Pizza a Vegetable? Congress Says Yes.”
Maybe it’s just me. No matter how much effort I put into getting dressed in the morning, I will always get hit on more when I neglect my appearance entirely.
On June 24, 2006, Ali Muamar, a member of the Hamas political faction in Gaza, was blindfolded, handcuffed and beaten by Israeli soldiers.