The Retail Action Project’s New Student Initiative “Sometimes, I had to shake the rat shit off the t-shirts before I folded them,” said Jonathon Cartagena, a former employee of SoHo’s alternative clothing store, Yellow Rat Bastard. In a twist of comic irony, live rats not only walked in front of Yellow Rat Bastard customers, but were found drinking in, and [...]
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Securing Your Privacy in the Digital Age Even when driving alone across a bridge that spans the ocean, surrounded by nothing but salty air and hovering seagulls, a company based out of Cupertino, California may be gathering data about where you are and where you have been. Apple, maker of the iPhones that many of us tote in our pockets [...]
Swimming in a Pool of Oil Over the past several years, student environmental activists at campuses across the country have developed campaigns to pressure their university administrations to stop investing in companies that profit from the extraction of fossil fuel. For the past four years, students at the New School have been a part of that movement. In recent months, [...]
This Veterans Day, America’s Parade will recognize women in uniform. America’s Parade, also known as the Veterans Day Parade, traces the route up Fifth Avenue from 23rd Street to 54th Street, which the 369th Infantry marched upon their return from World War I. The opening ceremony of the parade started at 10 a.m at the Eternal Light Monument and started marching at 11:25 a.m. This year’s Grand [...]
Ari Spool, a 28-year-old Riggio scholar at The New School for Public Engagement, is running for mayor as a write-in candidate.
Two months ago, Bill de Blasio won the democratic primary mayoral election, and Joe Lhota won the republican primary. Now, New Yorkers are leaning towards choosing Bill de Blasio for their next mayor with a three to one ratio, according to amNewYork-News 12 poll.
Reporting by Francia Sandoval and Niqyira Rajhi. One year after Hurricane Sandy, some New Yorkers are still suffering from the storm’s aftermath.
In the window of 18 West 11th street, less than a block from The New School’s 11th street building, is the facade of a townhouse. The modern-style home, with its angled exterior and large picture window, projecting itself over the sidewalk like the bow of a ship, is the most current incarnation of the infamous Weather Underground House, where Bill [...]
According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), someone, somewhere in America, takes their life every 13.7 minutes. This semester, The New School is working to increase its support for those at risk of and affected by suicide. The school just launched a new app, called Just In Case, which helps students with crisis support, suicide prevention, and emergency [...]
On September 9 2010, a natural gas pipeline in San Bruno, California owned by Pacific Gas & Electric exploded. The blast killed eight people, burnt down 38 homes and left a crater approximately four stories deep. A pipeline through New York and Jersey City of similar size and pressure, known as the NJ-NY Spectra pipeline, is due for completion in [...]