It’s a familiar story, a trope even: A young person, hoping to reach stardom, moves from a small town to New York. The city famously attracts its fair share of dreamers who arrive with this goal.
Articles By: Danielle Small
Activism Takes a Digital Turn Outside a Chelsea pet shop, middle schoolers picketed against the store’s alleged use of puppy mills. Most pedestrians ignored them, but not Cecily McMillan. Standing outside a neighboring restaurant with a cigarette in her hand, McMillan — an Occupy Wall Street activist and New School for Social Research alumnus — touts the protesters’ willingness to [...]
We may not have a quad, or engage in pep rallies or spirit weeks, but The New School is finally not too cool for all things school.
Earlier this week, President David Van Zandt appointed economics professor William Milberg as the new Dean of NSSR.
Why Casual Dating is Not a Bad Thing It seems that 20-somethings are too much these days. According to a recent Times article, we are a bunch of stock Girls characters, technologically-addicted insta-memoirists stuck in the 90s. I love making fun of myself and peers as much as the next person and I understand that someday I, too, will chastise [...]
Before my first semester at Lang I was fairly confident that I would fit in. I’m from Wisconsin where it is the standard uniform to wear flannel shirts and a knit cap (they are cold weather accessories instead of styles there), I already owned a record player fully stocked with obscure Caribbean music and I had great stories to tell [...]
Remember when you couldn’t finish your dinner and your parents would tell you to keep eating because there are starving kids in Africa? Remember how confused you were because you didn’t know how you eating leftover meatloaf would make African children’s situation better? The phrase “first world problems,” a now often used retort by liberals when someone reveals their privilege, is [...]
On April 2, I was waiting in line at the entrance of Radio City Music Hall where Oprah and motivational speaker Tony Robbins were conducting two-hour “Life Classes” as part of a three-city televised tour promoting spiritual growth and life betterment.
Hundreds gathered in Union Square on Wednesday in solidarity with Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old whose death in Sanford, Florida, three weeks ago, has sparked a national outrage over racial profiling and violence.
I have lost numerous dance battles in my hometown in northern Wisconsin. (Since when is the sprinkler not cool?). I live life as if it is a musical (jazz hands up and down the hallways).