We may not have a quad, or engage in pep rallies or spirit weeks, but The New School is finally not too cool for all things school.
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Scott Korb is a Religious Studies and Writing professor at Eugene Lang College and New York University. His latest publication, Light Without Fire: The Making of America’s First Muslim College, tells the story of the nation’s first four-year Muslim liberal arts college. Korb will be speaking about his book and the place for Islam in America at The New School [...]
Tove Danovich’s writings about food mention habits well beyond the table. Food fuels economies and policy choices; it builds family fortunes and can offer health – and even happiness – to all life forms.
As a professor at Eugene Lang College, Sekou Sundiata used to ask students to make their life experiences the topic of classroom conversations. At a Tuesday panel discussion for Eugene Lang College’s late writer-in-residence, held at the Theresa Lang Center, the subject was Sundiata.
Even in today’s era of online discussion, face-to-face communication still holds merit. And for three days last month, people from across the country gathered inperson at the New School to discuss how to improve digital technology in a neighboring island nation – Cuba, where government censorship and wiretaps are on the rise.
The 11th Annual Orchid Show kicked off at the New York Botanical Garden last month. This is the nation’s largest orchid show, featuring 3,075 types of orchids in all colors and forms.
Not far from Washington Square Park, two plaques along New York University’s brownstone building describe the tragic Triangle Waist Factory fire, which happened 102 years ago. Now, those paying tribute to the blaze want a permanent memorial at the site. And they are asking creative people to design it.
In 1994, R&B singer Aaliyah released one of her breakout jams entitled, “AgeAin’t Nothing but a Number.” Granted, she was probably referencing her underage relationship-turned-marriage with 90s R&B legend R. Kelly, but I think she had the right idea in mind.
Finding free Wi-Fi in this city can be as exciting as delving into a new restaurant or a quaint boutique. Whether you use hotspots to study or to browse Tumblr, here are five places that will connect you to the web without cost.We rated each of these locations on a 1-to-5 scale, with “1” being the worst and “5” being [...]