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Coping with Mother’s DayTips For The Sons and Daughters Celebrating Mother's Day Without Their Mom.http://www.newschoo...
05/12/2019
Coping with Mother's Day - The New School Free Press

Coping with Mother’s Day

Tips For The Sons and Daughters Celebrating Mother's Day Without Their Mom.

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/05/11/coping-with-mothers-day/

You walk into Whole Foods and are hit in the face with pink roses, chocolate covered strawberries, and heart-clad cards. The dreaded holiday is approaching. Valentines Day? No, but another calendar date celebrating love. Mother’s Day. My mom passed away a few months before my fourteenth birthday a...

‪The ‘Future No Longer Exists’ in Venezuela.‬‪“I think the best way to explain it, and it’s not really a w...
05/11/2019
The ‘Future No Longer Exists’ in Venezuela - The New School Free Press

‪The ‘Future No Longer Exists’ in Venezuela.‬

‪“I think the best way to explain it, and it’s not really a way of explaining it, [is that] Venezuela is literally no man’s land. There’s no law. There’s so much corruption.” ‬

https://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/05/08/the-future-no-longer-exists-in-venezuela/‬

Beyond the surface of political turmoil in Venezuela lies an immense and catastrophic humanitarian crisis — a disaster that is devastating the lives of the country’s citizens, including the New School community members who call the South American nation home. “I think the best way to explain i...

‪On Wednesday, April 24, an intruder came into the University Center.‬‪What Do You Do When a Stranger Enters the C...
05/11/2019
What Do You Do When a Stranger Enters the Classroom? - The New School Free Press

‪On Wednesday, April 24, an intruder came into the University Center.‬

‪What Do You Do When a Stranger Enters the Classroom?‬

‪Director of Campus Safety, Thomas Iliceto had an on-the-record conversation with The New School Free Press about security measures and policies.‬

‪Full story below‬

https://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/05/09/what-do-you-do-when-a-stranger-enters-the-classroom/‬

On Wednesday, April 24, an intruder came into the University Center. The man walked through the turnstiles behind a student who had swiped in using their ID card. He came into Room 314 at 5:24 p.m., where The New School Free Press class was in session. At the time the class professor went to get …

Women Between Arts: Mannes Interdisciplinary Show By and For Womxn-Identifying Creators.Designed to showcase the works o...
04/30/2019
Women Between Arts: Mannes Interdisciplinary Show By and For Womxn-Identifying Creators - The New School Free Press

Women Between Arts: Mannes Interdisciplinary Show By and For Womxn-Identifying Creators.

Designed to showcase the works of interdisciplinary, non-binary, and womxn-identifying creators, according to the series’ mission statement, Women Between Arts is a series curated by artist, musician, theater director, and writer Luisa Muhr.

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/29/women-between-arts-mannes-interdisciplinary-show-by-and-for-womxn-identifying-creators/

Who will receive honorary degrees and speak at the 2019 graduation event?Graduates, their guests, and anyone attending t...
04/30/2019
2019 Commencement Ceremony Speakers: Tarana Burke, Kevin Kwan, Robert Mundheim, and Ta Kasitipradit - The New School Free Press

Who will receive honorary degrees and speak at the 2019 graduation event?

Graduates, their guests, and anyone attending this year’s graduation ceremony will be privy to speeches from some of the biggest cultural change-makers of the moment.

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/29/2019-commencement-ceremony-speakers-tarana-burke-kevin-kwan-robert-mundheim-and-ta-kasitipradit/

Graduates, their guests, and anyone attending this year’s graduation ceremony will be privy to speeches from some of the biggest cultural change-makers of the moment. At the commencement for the entire graduating class of 2019, the New School will award honorary degrees to Me Too Movement founder ...

04/28/2019

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Are you a member of The New School's graduating Class of 2019? The Free Press is compiling soon-to-be graduates' opinion...
04/25/2019
Class of 2019: What Do You Think About This Year's Commencement Speakers?

Are you a member of The New School's graduating Class of 2019? The Free Press is compiling soon-to-be graduates' opinions on this year's commencement speakers to publish in an article on our website.

On May 17, at the University Commencement Ceremony, the university will award honorary degrees to Me Too Movement founder Tarana Burke, Parsons alum and Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan, and university trustee Robert Mundheim. Ta Kasitipradit, who is graduating from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Communication Design, was selected by the graduating student body as the ceremony’s student speaker. These individuals will all speak at the event.

What do you think about this year's commencement speakers? Excited? Annoyed? Clueless? If you have an opinion, we want to hear it: https://forms.gle/PdsGLKpKhzE9aA21A

The New School Free Press wants to know what the Class of 2019 thinks about the honorary degree recipients and student speaker, all of whom will speak at this year's graduation ceremony. On May 17, at the University Commencement Ceremony for the entire graduating class of 2019, the New School will a...

Increases to Student Fees and Tuition Prompt Outrage Among Student Groups “Our entire student community is adversely a...
04/24/2019
Increases to Student Fees and Tuition Prompt Outrage Among Student Groups - The New School Free Press

Increases to Student Fees and Tuition Prompt Outrage Among Student Groups

“Our entire student community is adversely affected by these changes, and our ability to force the administration to reverse the fee hikes depends on the participation of each and every one of us,”

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/18/increases-in-student-fees-and-tuition-prompt-outrage-among-student-groups/

This article was updated to include comments from the New School’s spokesperson about what prompted the University Services Fee to increase and who will be required to pay the new International Student Fee. Outraged over the administration’s decision to raise tuition and increase student fees fo...

In an effort to seek alternative mental health support for students, Student Health Services has introduced a peer liste...
04/24/2019
Peer Listening is a New Alternative to Counseling at Student Health Services - The New School Free Press

In an effort to seek alternative mental health support for students, Student Health Services has introduced a peer listening pilot program where trained students listen and offer support to their peers in need.

“We’re not training them to be therapists. What we are training them to be is a peer support group or network, people who have been trained specifically in active listening skills and active reflective responding skills,”

Read more about Peer Listeners below :

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/22/peer-listening-is-a-new-alternative-to-counseling-at-student-health-services/

In an effort to seek alternative mental health support for students, Student Health Services has introduced a peer listening pilot program where trained students listen and offer support to their peers in need. Peer listeners will “support the health and wellness of the student body, reduce stigma...

“Let’s not have a president. Let’s use those resources [and] have a revolving collective of decision-makers still ...
04/19/2019
Students Call for Transparency, Financial Accountability In Search for New President - The New School Free Press

“Let’s not have a president. Let’s use those resources [and] have a revolving collective of decision-makers still sort of part of the board of trustees, still responsible for raising funds,” Eli Nadeau, PhD candidate in politics and member of SENS-UAW, Student Employees at The New School.

Students called for transparency from the administration and financial accountability during an open town hall today, April 18. The listening session was held as part of the search for the next university president.

Members of presidential search committee held the first of a series of listening sessions on Thursday, April 18. The session, open to students and alumni, was held in order to assess the concerns and desires of the community to better inform the process of finding the ninth president of the New Scho...

The New School emphasizes a strong message of community, diversity and new ideas.The climate assessment, led by civil ri...
04/18/2019
University-Wide Climate Assessment Evaluates New School Community, Campus Experiences - The New School Free Press

The New School emphasizes a strong message of community, diversity and new ideas.

The climate assessment, led by civil rights activist Maya Wiley and Director of Social Justice Initiatives Melanie Hart, is an attempt to determine whether New School practices what it preaches.

Follow below to read more about the university-wide evaluation of New School community and campus experiences :

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/17/university-wide-climate-assessment-evaluates-new-school-community-campus-experiences/

No, the Climate Assessment is not about global warming. Instead, it is an effort from The Office of Social Justice, led by civil rights activist Maya Wiley and Director of Social Justice Initiatives Melanie Hart, to evaluate whether the New School is living up to its standards of social justice, equ...

THIS JUST INA town hall listening session for the Presidential Search is taking place at Arnhold Hall, room I202 from 1:...
04/18/2019

THIS JUST IN

A town hall listening session for the Presidential Search is taking place at Arnhold Hall, room I202 from 1:15-2:30.

Academic workers from the student union, SENS-UAW, are here dressed in red to protest increased tuition and fees.

More coverage to follow.

Sports Coverage :Narwhals Fall to Cooper Union in Final Soccer Game of Season“Even though we didn’t get the victory,...
04/16/2019
Narwhals Fall to Cooper Union in Final Soccer Game of Season - The New School Free Press

Sports Coverage :

Narwhals Fall to Cooper Union in Final Soccer Game of Season

“Even though we didn’t get the victory, the team took it really well. We all had smiles after the game,” Stauble said. “We’re a great group of players. Not just talent wise, but just genuinely good people. It’s a super supportive culture.”

Read full story below

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/12/narwhals-fall-to-cooper-union-in-final-soccer-game-of-season/

Beyond Addiction: Reframing RecoveryThe word ‘recovery’ is familiar to anyone who reads about, researches, or strugg...
04/16/2019
Beyond Addiction: Reframing Recovery - The New School Free Press

Beyond Addiction: Reframing Recovery

The word ‘recovery’ is familiar to anyone who reads about, researches, or struggles with addiction. What it truly means and refers to, however, has been debated and discussed in many works in this digital age.

Parsons professor of photography, Graham MacIndoe and Lang adjunct professor of Journalism + Design, Susan Stellin, curated an exhibit dedicated to redefining the word, and analyzing stigmas associated with substance users and addicts.

Read full story below

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/15/beyond-addiction-reframing-recovery/

The word ‘recovery’ is familiar to anyone who reads about, researches, or struggles with addiction. What it truly means and refers to, however, has been debated and discussed in many works in this digital age. Parsons professor of photography, Graham MacIndoe and Lang adjunct professor of Journa...

In the fashion industry, outsourcing means using outside workers or professionals to help designers create their collect...
04/10/2019
Parsons’ Outsourcing Leads to Mixed Feelings Among Student Designers - The New School Free Press

In the fashion industry, outsourcing means using outside workers or professionals to help designers create their collection.

Fashion design students often outsource to help with the basic skills that many designers tend to not be good at, such as sewing - “[To outsource an entire collection is] insane and I don’t think it’s fair at all,”- and there are mixed feelings about it among student designers.

Read the full story below :

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/04/10/parsons-outsourcing-leads-to-mixed-feelings-among-student-designers/

Tiffany Piko, a 22-year-old Parsons senior, is running for mayor of her hometown, Lancaster, Ohio in the 2019 elections....
04/03/2019
Parsons Student Tiff Piko is Running for Mayor of Her Hometown - The New School Free Press

Tiffany Piko, a 22-year-old Parsons senior, is running for mayor of her hometown, Lancaster, Ohio in the 2019 elections.

she would be the first female mayor and the first person of color elected mayor in Lancaster’s history.

“I was so fed up with the way that our government was being run and who was representing us,” she said. “It was mostly male, mostly older, and I didn’t think that was representative of the entire populace.”

A previous version of this article misstated the year that the Lancaster, Ohio mayoral elections will be held. The elections will be held in 2019, not in 2020. Tiffany Piko, a 22-year-old Parsons senior, is running for mayor of her hometown, Lancaster, Ohio in the 2019 elections. “Tiff,” as she....

The parody on romantic comedies starring Rebel Wilson, ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ hit theaters on Valentine’s Day. Sti...
04/02/2019
Should You See ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ - The New School Free Press

The parody on romantic comedies starring Rebel Wilson, ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ hit theaters on Valentine’s Day. Still considering it?

Spoiler Alert : Our reporter Rebekah Stewartson breaks down everything gone wrong in the film that attempted to blow up every troupe.

Read her review : http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/03/28/should-you-see-isnt-it-romantic/

“New York is a sh*thole!” Rebel Wilson says as she stands in front of our very own University Center. Wilson stars in “Isn’t it Romantic,” a parody on romantic comedies that was filmed in the Lower East Side. “Isn’t it Romantic” attempts to satirize romantic comedies, but the film do...

How Redefining Beauty Can Save Lives: A Letter from a Recovering AnorexicThe New School Free Press reporter, model, and ...
04/01/2019
How Redefining Beauty Can Save Lives: A Letter from a Recovering Anorexic - The New School Free Press

How Redefining Beauty Can Save Lives: A Letter from a Recovering Anorexic

The New School Free Press reporter, model, and mental-health advocate, Kathryn Schmid, shares her own powerful journey from eating disorder to self-acceptance.

“I want to push the global modeling industry, and everyone that participates in society, to redefine what beauty is and appears as.”

Read below

I am a cat-loving, crime-investigating, coffee-saturated college student. My friends tell me I could have a promising future in stand-up comedy or as a public speaker. I hate spending money on clothes. My bed is always made, and I like my waffles still-frozen and hot dogs uncooked. I am also a size....

Alchemy Magazine: The New School’s First Black MagazineAlchemy Magazine is a student-run fashion and literary magazine...
03/15/2019
Alchemy Magazine: The New School’s First Black Magazine - The New School Free Press

Alchemy Magazine: The New School’s First Black Magazine

Alchemy Magazine is a student-run fashion and literary magazine founded by Aishammane Williams, an 18-year-old, first-year Journalism + Design student. “It’s the first type of magazine created for and by black students. It showcases art, writing and creativity in general that black students want to produce,” said Williams.

Follow link to read Williams discuss the creation of the publication, launching the first issue during Black History Month, and the future of Alchemy Magazine



✏️Written by Michael Izquierdo | 📸 Photo by Sammi Fisher

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/03/14/alchemy-magazine-the-new-schools-first-black-magazine/

On a Friday afternoon, over a dozen of students were scattered around the Social Justice Hub, chatting and listening to music, artists like Beyoncé, Solange, and Tierra Whack playing in the background. Some were seated in secluded sections, reading through pages in a sleek, bold magazine. What was ...

What is Obsidian? A student-run collective of black designers at Parsons School of Design that provides members with a c...
03/14/2019
Parsons’ Black Artist Collective is Trying to Transform the World of Design - The New School Free Press

What is Obsidian? A student-run collective of black designers at Parsons School of Design that provides members with a community to engage in each other’s work, network with established professionals, and celebrate black culture, members say that Obsidian represents “black creative opulence” and “a collaborative expression of identity.”

Learn more about the group by reading our profile: http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/03/13/parsons-black-artist-collective-is-trying-to-transform-the-world-of-design/

Anyone studying on the lower level of the University Center on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 28 would’ve been drawn to the sounds of music and laughter emanating from the Starr Foundation Hall. That’s where Obsidian, “a collective of black designers at Parsons,” per the group’s Instagram p...

On #IWD2019, The New School and Strand Book Store hosted iconic activists Gloria Steinem, Sally Roesch Wagner, Carol Jen...
03/11/2019

On #IWD2019, The New School and Strand Book Store hosted iconic activists Gloria Steinem, Sally Roesch Wagner, Carol Jenkins: Media and Louise Herne for a panel moderated by The New York Times gender editor Jessica Bennett about suffragists and women’s history. Read what they had to say about intersectional feminism, rewriting history, and more: http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2019/03/11/gloria-steinem-and-sally-roesch-wagner-on-intersectional-feminism-white-privilege-and-re-thinking-history/

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