New School students experience economic realities of life in Uganda Hotel Diplomate is perched on one of the highest hills in the neighborhood of Muyenga, located in Uganda’s capital city of Kampala. Here, pools, SUVs and manicured lawns rise above the small clusters of one-story houses, and dense pockets of slums spread out on the sun-drenched earth below. The damp, biting smell of burning refuse drifts from columns of [...]
Articles By: Miles Kohrman
After Years of Neglect, The New School Attempts to Recover its Institutional Memory In 2011, while putting together a presentation on the politics of desegregation in New York City, New School for Social Research doctoral candidate Chris Crews stumbled across a promotional flyer that The New School distributed through its communications department.
“Journalism is changing.” Anyone who has taken a journalism class over the past few years has heard this mantra. “The future of journalism is up in the air,” our teachers tell us. “The Internet has changed everything.”
Kimberly Lightbody and Miles Kohrman. Since demonstrators began gathering in the Financial District on September 17, their credibility has been called into question. As the days have passed and their numbers have grown, both supporters and critics have raised their voices.
Kimberly Lightbody and Miles Kohrman. Over the course of the summer months, The New School took a significant step towards integrating its many divisions into one, consolidated university: it formed a new division, The New School for Public Engagement.
The Occupy Wall Street movement may have began as a small group of people protesting against our nation’s economic system, but over the past few weeks it has grown into something more: all across the country, communities are rising up and airing their local grievances.
Miles Kohrman and Lily O’Donnell. The killing of Osama bin Laden has served as a momentous release for our generation. The lanky, bearded man donning fatigues and holding an AK-47 has haunted dreams and reinforced fears of a looming attack for almost a decade.
Carly Berger was happy to take a break. The Parsons architecture student had been standing in the mid-September D.C. heat for nearly five hours — an unpleasant experience, as anybody who has suffered through one of Washington’s notoriously swampy summers will tell you. But Berger stayed upbeat in spite of the conditions: she and several of her fellow New School [...]