In the Village, a redoubt of gay culture faces the future Since a fire destroyed his apartment more than three years ago, Landon Davenport has been vigorously searching for a new place to live. On a warm Thursday night, he sits at the hardwood table he calls his own — the third-farthest from Julius’ tavern’s entrance — flipping through the [...]
Archive for April, 2012
For the past five years, I’ve managed to resist the siren call of the iPhone. Walking the streets of New York City, I lash myself to the metaphorical mast as I gaze in envy at the clique that is iPhone users. The brushed metal slab, which I imagine feels something like the hull of a spaceship, delicately curves around what [...]
A good friend of mine (who is a dude-man, it should be noted) recently started dating a new guy, and things are moving so fast and so passionately that it looks like the relationship could end up being really, really serious. And it’s not notable that they got together and are clicking, as they’re both great guys that you want [...]
On April 19, the Omaha World-Herald reported that over the past 15 months, The New School has paid former president Bob Kerrey as much as $916,000 — and that as president emeritus, a post he could hold until 2016, Kerrey stands to receive as much as $400,000 to $600,000 each year in salary and benefits from the university, unless he returns [...]
Remarks of civil rights leader among several found in New School archives In the spring of 1964, The New School played host to one of the most impressive speaker series in its history. A university-sponsored lecture series brought out hundreds to The New School Auditorium on West 12th Street — now Tishman Auditorium — to hear 15 of the most [...]
A Student Performance in Memory of the Virginia Tech Shooting On the afternoon of April 16, six Eugene Lang students, dressed in black, performed a unique kind of memorial around Wollman Hall. Under the direction of Lang Professor Zishan Ugurlu, each student recited lengthy monologues simultaneously.
There’s a new student group at The New School. ‘Faith and Fashion,’ true to its name, provides an opportunity for the curious and faithful alike to discuss how faith and fashion can be integrated and applied to their lives.
A group of New School students performed the classic musical “Cabaret” on April 20 at the Tishman Auditorium. Upon entering the auditorium, the audience was greeted on the left and right walls by scantily clad women and strutting men in costume. These figures are the regular workers at the Kit Kat Klub, a decadent Berlin nightclub set in the 1930s.
How Growing Up Can Make the Same Film Look So Different “I want to sex Jack.” – An actual excerpt from my first grade diary. I first saw Titanic in 1997, when it was still in theaters. As a six-year-old girl, I fell in love with Jack Dawson, and was hypnotized by the way James Cameron used special effects to [...]
On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and injured 21 others in Littleton, Colorado, committing one the most violent high school massacres in American history. The Columbine Memorial in Littleton, Colorado. By Greater Meaning, Blog Christopher Ferguson, The New School’s assistant vice president for admissions, witnessed the aftermath of that day [...]