On March 10, the performance space at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music was flowing not with the sounds of saxophones and hi-hats, but of actors’ voices blending against a graffiti-filled backdrop, as they spoke the words of playwright Suzan Lori-Parks.
Archive for March, 2012
On Wednesday, The New York City Council overwhelmingly green-lighted Rudin Management’s most recent plans to replace the former St. Vincent’s Hospital campus with condominiums and an outpatient medical center.
Internships are common experiences for students in New York, but this one’s a bit unusual. For the first time, the New School will have a rabbinical intern; a position created to cater to The New School’s Jewish community and in response to the Jewish Student Union’s need for professional help for their monthly Shabbat dinners.
Members of the New School community who do not identify with a gender label are now able to use restrooms inside the 6 East 16th Street building that cater specifically to them – the result of a project that is poised to take effect at numerous campus buildings in the future.
Through art, New School student chronicles her cancer and treatment On an afternoon last March, in an isolated corner of a Parsons classroom on Fifth Avenue, Nicki Muller huddled over a canvas, headphones in her ears, applying twisted strokes of paint to a black background.
I was at a film screening recently when I got to chatting with a prominent film and television critic part of the journalistic old guard, before anybody with a laptop and an opinion could call themselves a reviewer.
Last month, members of The New School community and a crowd of interested outsiders packed into Tishman Auditorium for a much-anticipated discussion between former New School President Bob Kerrey and former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold.
Once upon a time the music industry functioned according to a very specific set of rules. There was a structure for success. There was a way things were done. It wasn’t easy, and the odds were generally stacked against you, but ultimately musicians knew the path they needed to take if they ever hoped to see their name in lights. [...]
“We are in class to learn skills, not to experiment and play. We are not paying to sit around and teach ourselves.” “We don’t understand where our money is going.” “We are outraged.”
Part one of a two-part examination of information security at The New School. Click here for part two. During the spring semester of 2011, former New School student Jane Crile, now a substitute teacher at Winston Preparatory in Lower Manhattan, was attending a class on Copyright, Culture, and Morality taught by Lang professor Michelle Bogre.