Arrested student activist on OWS and police violence On March 17, the NYPD arrested New School for Social Research student Cecily McMillan during a rally at Zuccotti Park commemorating the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.
Articles By: Rey Mashayekhi
New School student Cecily McMillan has been the subject of worldwide media attention since her arrest at Zuccotti Park on March 17. The arrest, which was caught on video, has raised the profile of police tactics used against Occupy Wall Street protesters.
The University Student Senate announced the election results for the 2012-13 senate on Monday, revealing the 17 New School students who will lead the university’s top student government body in the next academic year.
President David Van Zandt and Provost Tim Marshall hosted their third University Town Hall in the Eugene Lang building on Tuesday, the latest in a series of discussions that Van Zandt’s administration has held in the hope of increasing transparency and communication within The New School community.
New School President David Van Zandt faced a barrage of questions and concerns from graduate students at the New School for Social Research on Tuesday night, appearing alongside NSSR Dean Michael Schober at a town hall meeting organized by the Graduate Faculty Student Senate.
David Van Zandt in his office shortly after assuming the presidency of the New School. Yumna Al-Arashi When David Van Zandt succeeded Bob Kerrey on January 1, 2011 to become the eighth president of The New School, he was tasked with not only leading the institution, but formulating a vision for its future.
Aided by a PowerPoint presentation, President David Van Zandt and Provost Tim Marshall hosted their second University Town Hall at Wollman Hall on October 26 — an opportunity for the two most prominent and influential figures in The New School administration to hold an open discourse with the university community.
They didn’t take the stock exchange. Instead they took over nearly the whole financial district.
The New School released its federally mandated 2010 campus crime statistics report this month, revealing only two reported crimes on campus in the 2010 calendar year.
Maybe there’s hope for student involvement at the New School after all. Two students from the New School for General Studies (NSGS) have made it their mission to bring about changes to their program through the formation of the Bachelor’s Program Student Union (BPSU).