The New School’s Plan for Campus Unification For decades, New School students have complained of the hurdles of taking classes offered across the university’s seven divisions. With classrooms and offices scattered across Manhattan, in buildings in the West Village, the Garment District, and the Upper West Side, the university has famously lacked a traditional campus. At present, students at two [...]
Articles By: Danielle Balbi
Lighting up a cigarette in a restaurant, bar, office, or an airplane is a rapidly fading memoryñsomething our generation now only recognizes through movies and television shows like ìMad Men.î Today, 30 of the nationís 50 most populated cities, including New York City, have a ban on smoking in any indoor spaces aside from private residences, with hundreds of more [...]
Parsons School of Fashion Fully Integrates Ask any fashionista at Parsons where they study and chances are you’ll hear the term: “Parsons 560.” For years, students, faculty and staff of the acclaimed School of Fashion have used the shorthand to describe their home in Midtown. “Parsons 560” has become a brand: it is the name of the school’s Twitter and [...]
Vanessa Brink is laid out on her bed in a brightly lit Los Angeles apartment. Flat on her stomach, hands propping up her head and legs kicked up in the air, she brushes back her long, dark hair and gazes through the webcam. Surrounding her, hanging on the walls of her bedroom, are several vibrant canvases depicting striking, brightly colored [...]
In response to Tuesday’s revelation in the New York Times that The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art will charge tuition for the first time, hundreds of students took to the streets on Wednesday to protest Cooper Union President Jamshed Bharucha’s decision. The change will only affect students in the graduate program – undergrads will still able to attend [...]
The New School has revealed the speakers who will address the class of 2012 at the university’s 76th Commencement Ceremony next month. The keynote speaker will be Robert Hammond, the co-founder and executive director of Friends of the High Line. Having originally moved to the West Village to pursue a career as an artist, Hammond is now known as the [...]
New School students fulfill their diverse interest outside of class by taking up part-time jobs. By asking a handful of students, here are a few of odd jobs.
New York City is awash with thrift stores and secondhand shops. Behind racks of old, moth-eaten sweaters and underneath piles of dust-covered boots, the determined shopper can sometimes find a real treasure. Here are just a few impressive items that thrift-savvy New School students have purchased.
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.
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 [...]