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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Snark Attack: The perks of being Jewish

I was at a film screening recently when I got to chatting with a prominent film and television critic part of the journalistic old...

Insta-famous @ The New School: Meet @Mitchellphun

Mitchell Phun is a sophomore at Parsons studying Photography. He started his photography account, @mitchellphun, less than two years ago. On it he showcases...

A Word to the Wise: Race Against Time

It was typical of Grant Mayo. He had sent an email telling me he would arrive in New York to see his cardiologist and...

Parsons Betch: I’m Not Some Man’s Barbie Doll

Early thoughts of thesis work overwhelmed me. It was my junior year at Parsons, and I needed excitement, an escape. That’s where Z came...

Parsons Betch: Fashion and Finance

Against the glass cases in the Chanel section at Saks Fifth Avenue, I held back giggles thinking about him. I can't pass the glossy...

A Word to the Wise: On Mentoring

Last week a student in his senior year noticed me in the Lang Café. He walked over to my table away from the lunch sounds...