Politics and fashion make an odd couple, as politicians are typically not very fashionable, and the politics of the fashion world range from dubious to doubtful.
Archive for December, 2011
Jonathan had asked me to join him for breakfast while he waited for his parents. He and I sat at a table in the dining room of the Rosa Alpina, a deluxe hotel in the Italian Alps not far from the Swiss border.
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.
I roll out of bed on the morning of November 18 with a hangover. My head hurts, my joints ache, my body feels fatigued. I reach for the small bottle of ibuprofen I keep next to my bed and down 800 milligrams. It’s the magic dose. Settle for nothing less.
In the opening moments of the All-City Student Occupation on November 17, the second-floor of the Student Study Center at 90 Fifth Ave. buzzed with energy, excitement and confusion.
It is hard to understand why the curators of the Sharjah Art Foundation in the United Arab Emirates commissioned New School professor and l’enfant terrible of American independent cinema Caveh Zahedi to create a film for the Sharjah Biennial, a cornerstone of contemporary art in the Middle East. Surely someone along the line would realize that the auteur behind the autobiographical “I [...]
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. Tishman Auditorium hosted the discussion, which kicked off the two-day [...]
Stephany Chung CUNY’s Board of Trustees voted last night to approve a $300 annual tuition increase through 2015, as hundreds of enraged students, staff, and faculty rallied outside Baruch College in protest.
“Peace” and “tolerance” are not sexy words, but they are vital to the Occupy Wall Street movement here in Britain.
Roughly 50 students and faculty members from the Parsons fine arts program met with Dean Joel Towers on Wednesday, voicing their concerns about the future of fine arts studio facilities at Parsons and the resources available to students in the program. The meeting, held at the Parsons building at 25 E. 13th St., regarded student concerns that there will not [...]