With the opening of the new University Center, the Real Food Group, a student organization focused on changing food practices at The New School, is making progress slowly but surely toward their goal of having mostly “real” food available to students on The New School campus.
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A traffic collision occurred early on the morning of February 12 on the corner of 14th street and 7th Avenue, only blocks away from several New School campuses. “At about 5am, a truck was stolen, ran a light, and crashed into a city bus, which caused it to crash into the subway station,” a police officer on the scene [...]
In the brisk January air, Lang student Gerald “Jerry” Koch ran out into the cold, wearing prison sweats and cotton slippers, to his attorney’s office, just after calling his mother to tell her he was free, according to a post on Facebook by New York Year Zero. After Koch had been held for 241 days in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correction Center [...]
In Chelsea, amidst galleries, designer stores, and the Chelsea Piers, is The Bayview Correctional Facility – a medium security women’s prison.
The New School’s long-anticipated addition, the University Center, will be opening for the Spring 2014 semester. The $372 million building might still look like a construction site, but management responsible for overseeing the project’s completion say that it will be ready to open on time, January 24 — it has to be. The eye-catching new building has already become a [...]
A Close Reading of The New School’s Plagiarism Policy Last year, a student in Robert Buchanan’s Introduction to Non-Fiction class copied and pasted an essay he found online and proceeded to have his class workshop it. Once caught, he explained that he had mixed up his files and was too embarrassed to let the class know before they read and [...]
Will a Downturn in Faculty Threaten the Identity of the Department ? The economics department of the New School for Social Research (NSSR) has steadily lost full-time faculty to retirement, leaves of absence and other universities, without replacing them with new tenured faculty. Concerns reached a climax after Edward Nell, a prominent senior professor, announced in November that he would not [...]
Students Divided on Vision as Push for Representation Moves Forward Students gathered to discuss representation on the Board of Trustees late last month after the University Student Senate (USS) called for a special meeting in a university-wide email. For years, students have pushed for representation on the 48-member board, which oversees all major administrative, strategic and financial decisions at [...]
William Gary, a favored 12th Street campus safety officer, passed away on the night of December 3 in Brooklyn’s Methodist Hospital. Will, 46, recently suffered from a neck injury while lifting weights. The injury led to complications, including an allergic reaction to his medical treatment. The exact cause of death is not yet known, as of this print date. He [...]
A New School student reached a $82,500 settlement with the police on December 4 after a year and a half-long lawsuit. Shawn Carrié, who is also an editor at the Free Press, filed a suit against the NYPD in May 2012 to receive compensation for brutality he claimed to have suffered during the Occupy Wall Street protests. “My ear was [...]