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 [...]
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In a world of iPhone ubiquity, where people equate happiness with the quality of the latest software updates, our smart phones have become our spirit guides. To unwind, people choose various modes of “letting go”. For some, this may be heading to happy hour or going out with friends. Others flock to ceramics class, or turn to video games or [...]
Greenwich Village has been long known as one of Lower Manhattan’s most historic neighborhoods, attracting musicians like Bob Dylan and members of the Beat Generation like Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassidy to the well-worn grounds of the hip and the literary-inclined. 8th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, is one of the many blocks in the Village that has continued [...]
Nineteen year-old New School student Ebere Emenike has three tumblr accounts. One of her blogs displays her personal photography, another is full of multimedia re-blogged images, and the third is reserved for cum-shots, graphic penetration, and .gifs of bouncing breasts, often starring Emenike herself. With 54,000 followers, Emenike’s pornography blog has garnered a steadfast group of faithful fans. When talking [...]
Somewhere, deep in the recesses of the memory of any American high school graduate, is the uncomfortable, embarrassing memory of sex ed–a gym teacher putting condoms on bananas, quizzes on the anatomy of different genitals, and overwhelming statistics about teenage parents. In the first meeting of the New School Sex-E Collective, when members shared their experiences with sex education, the [...]
Photo Credit: Shay Horse On Sunday, October 20, at around 11:00 a.m., NYPD officers and CUNY security marched unannounced into the North Academic Center at CUNY City College and shut down the Morales-Shakur Community Center, a popular student-run study center and local cultural hub. Files, documents, and personal property inside the building were also seized. The surprise action by the [...]
Students Demand a Representative on the Board of Trustees With reporting by Alexandra Ackerman, Danielle Balbi and Shawn Carrié On April 10, 2009, around 5:30 a.m., dozens of students forced their way into the 65 Fifth Ave building using crowbars and bolt cutters. After driving out security, they chained the doors shut and hung a red-and-black flag off the rooftop, [...]
How Unpaid Interns Are Fighting Back. For Generation Y, having an unpaid internship has become an ubiquitous coming-of-age marker as the tattoo.
Brazenhead Books: A peek into a secret bookstore. There are few places where you can spend Saturday evenings with strangers, discussing literature over a glass of whiskey and getting lost in novels you never knew existed.