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A year after the most drastic fire in California’s history, the state is on fire again. While many students are busy wit...
12/10/2019
Will California’s Fire Season Ever End? - The New School Free Press

A year after the most drastic fire in California’s history, the state is on fire again. While many students are busy with classes, California natives are worried about the safety of their family and friends back home. Click the link below to read more about the fires and how New School students have been affected.

New School student Claire Coll has family in southern California. This October, her parents, brother and sister were evacuated from their home as fires engulfed their home and those of their neighbors. “The fires got more dangerous and specific areas of L.A. were forced to evacuate,” Coll, a sec...

“The World of Anna Sui” is an exhibition focused on the designs of fashion designer and Parsons alumni Anna Sui. Located...
12/09/2019
Anna Sui's World Turns at the Museum of Arts and Design - The New School Free Press

“The World of Anna Sui” is an exhibition focused on the designs of fashion designer and Parsons alumni Anna Sui. Located at the Museum of Arts and Design, students can view these assorted looks until Feb. 23, 2020. Click the link below to learn more about the exhibit.

Crushed velvet, billowed ruffles and graphic patterns from fashion designer Anna Sui are situated on the fourth and fifth floors of the Museum of Arts and Design. These collections are housed within their own displays alongside a backdrop related to their themes. The title of the exhibition, “The ...

In a recent op-ed, Maya Kass explores what it means for our generation, Gen-Z, to stack versus spend. Will Gen-Z’s conti...
12/07/2019
Can Gen-Z Take The Heat? Or Those Prada Flame Sandals? - The New School Free Press

In a recent op-ed, Maya Kass explores what it means for our generation, Gen-Z, to stack versus spend. Will Gen-Z’s continuous consumption of trends live up to their financial state? Click the link below to read more.

Our generation increasingly faces economically challenging issues including a college debt crisis, stagnant wages and a global slowdown. Simultaneously, studies show Generation Z is more financially literate — that is, has a basic understanding of their finances and financial systems as a whole .....

“My home is not a place that rapists, drug lords, and serial killers travel through to take over the United States.” In ...
12/06/2019
The Wall is Not the Border: The Reality of Border Towns - The New School Free Press

“My home is not a place that rapists, drug lords, and serial killers travel through to take over the United States.” In an opinion piece by Daniela Garcia-Arce, she explains how the media misrepresents the border, its culture of duo identity, and that the border is a home not to be disrespected.

My home is not a place that rapists, drug lords, and serial killers travel through to take over the United States. From my house to the border is a 15 minute drive, so I’m very familiar with the people who cross the border. The environment at the border has been deeply mischaracterized by the ma....

Talking to climate skeptics can be an aggravating experience. But staying calm and fully explaining your argument goes m...
11/26/2019
A Beginner's Guide: Getting Your Parents to Believe in Climate Change - The New School Free Press

Talking to climate skeptics can be an aggravating experience. But staying calm and fully explaining your argument goes much further than just calling them stupid. In an opinion piece by Sam Ford, she explains how to discuss climate change to those who do not believe in it. Link below and the print version can be found in our November issue.

My coming of age involved two fathers—one biological and one step-father. They’re business-minded guys with moderate takes on politics (they don’t support Trump yet wouldn’t vote for Bernie either), but both are on the fence about climate change being a man-made phenomenon. The debates I hav...

Despite all of the associations with family and gratitude, Thanksgiving's grim history still haunts dining rooms across ...
11/26/2019
How to Decolonize Your Diet, Just in Time for Thanksgiving - The New School Free Press

Despite all of the associations with family and gratitude, Thanksgiving's grim history still haunts dining rooms across America. What if there was a way to keep the tradition of gratitude alive, while subverting colonialist practices and history? The New School Free Press rounded up a series of decolonized diet recipes in time for Thanksgiving.

This article appears in our November print issue. You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. Every Thanksgiving season, children in the U.S. are taught the same story in their classrooms, nationwide. A group of pilgrims landed on Pl.....

“We definitely want to create a club that is inclusive of everyone. Any sports, including cheerleading, are involved in ...
11/26/2019
The New School Cheer Squad: The First in New School History - The New School Free Press

“We definitely want to create a club that is inclusive of everyone. Any sports, including cheerleading, are involved in exclusivity and we wanted to make something where there are no tryouts,” co-founder and choreographer of The New School Cheer Squad, Keaton Bullen, said. Click the link below to read more on The New School’s first cheerleading team and the print version of this story can be found in our November issue.

This article appears in our November print issue. You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. There was stomping, clapping and swaying on Oct. 31 as students danced along to the vibrant beats of Lizzo and Missy Elliott’s “Tempo.....

“Where was the discussion of what constitutes a healthy relationship — of how to respect and treat one another?” In an o...
11/25/2019
How Sex-Ed Contributes to Toxic Relationships - The New School Free Press

“Where was the discussion of what constitutes a healthy relationship — of how to respect and treat one another?” In an opinion piece by Sadie Hechkoff, she shares what real people feel they had missed out on and wished they had learned in sex ed, from consent to mental health.

This article appears in our November print issue. You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. ______________________________________________________________________________ I was in 8th grade when my homeroom teacher rolled out a prehi...

The once underground ballroom scene has finally opened its doors to the world and they’re not planning on closing them a...
11/25/2019
House Lives Matter: Walking Their Way Into a Bigger and Brighter Future - The New School Free Press

The once underground ballroom scene has finally opened its doors to the world and they’re not planning on closing them anytime soon. House Lives Matter, created for and by the house-ballroom community, is coming out with a 2020 calendar that features a different ballroom icon showcasing their best look of 2019. Each month has a significant ballroom theme in order to raise money for HIV awareness for the community this holiday season. Click the link below to read more and the print version of this story can be found in our November issue.

“Ride Wit Me” by Nelly blasted through the speakers of a lively studio in Brooklyn filled with ballroom stars in shiny wigs getting their makeup done and singing along to the lyrics of the song. The reason for this studio take-over? House Lives Matter is producing a calendar for 2020, which will...

“My name and past roles dubbed me a diversity card; an Asian masquerading as other Asians in cartoon format.” In an opin...
11/24/2019
I Don’t Even Sound Chinese - The New School Free Press

“My name and past roles dubbed me a diversity card; an Asian masquerading as other Asians in cartoon format.” In an opinion piece written by Michaela Zee, she addresses her personal endeavors with typecasting in animation and this ongoing issue within the industry.

I’ve worked as a minority actor in television since the age of 10. Being a woman of Chinese descent, I am proud of my Asian ethnicity. However, a pattern ensued within my characters’ physical attributes, and no one could even see my face. Top cable scripted roles only represented 3 percent of As...

BAFA Student Andrés Volkov sits down with The Free Press to discuss his growing career as an independent musician, thoug...
11/23/2019
Andrés Volkov: The New Schooler Taking on the Music Industry One Single at a Time - The New School Free Press

BAFA Student Andrés Volkov sits down with The Free Press to discuss his growing career as an independent musician, thoughts on streaming services and the ever-changing music industry, and balancing his schoolwork with his personal artistic practice. Click the link below for the full story and the print version can be found in our November issue.

From balancing an independent music career to completing schoolwork as a CoPA and Lang student, singer-songwriter Andrés Volkov is immersed in almost every creative facet of The New School. At 22 years old, Volkov is working towards a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology at Lang and a fine arts de....

InQluded is an online publication that focuses on illuminating the voices of queer people of color through art and writi...
11/23/2019
Safe Spaces and inQlusivity - The New School Free Press

InQluded is an online publication that focuses on illuminating the voices of queer people of color through art and writing. Created by MFA Creative Writing candidate medina, inQluded “exists to normalize our queerness, our blackness or brownness and showcase fabulous work from our queer family”. Click the link below to read more and a print version of this story can be found in our November issue.

This article appears in our November print issue. You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. Creating a safe space can be a challenge. Being the creator of that space is even more challenging. medina, who does not use a last name, has...

Medium Rare, an innovative online platform where emerging young artists can sell their work, was founded by Parsons Scho...
11/22/2019
Medium Rare: A Student-run Selling Platform for Emerging Artists - The New School Free Press

Medium Rare, an innovative online platform where emerging young artists can sell their work, was founded by Parsons School of Design seniors Samantha Ratiner and Charles Royle. In an interview with the Free Press, the pair shared their inspirations, motivations and future plans.

This article appears in our November print issue.You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. For the starving artist, selling work is a sign of success, but getting into a brick and mortar gallery isn’t as achievable as it may seem....

The Free Press sat down with David Van Zandt for an exit interview, where he looked back on his ten years, spoke about w...
11/22/2019
David Van Zandt Looks Back On Ten Years - The New School Free Press

The Free Press sat down with David Van Zandt for an exit interview, where he looked back on his ten years, spoke about what sets The New School apart from other colleges and his advice for students. This story is also found in our November issue.

David Van Zandt started as president in 2011, serving as The New School’s eighth president, after Senator Bob Kerrey. The university was scattered around Manhattan when he came into office, with Mannes School of Music on 80th Street, Parsons in the Garment District on 40th Street, and the School o...

The New School announced last June a change in health insurance providers from Aetna to UnitedHealthcare, using third-pa...
11/21/2019
“If I Miss Treatment, I Could Die” - The New School Free Press

The New School announced last June a change in health insurance providers from Aetna to UnitedHealthcare, using third-party insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher to process insurance waiver applications. As a result, countless students have found themselves in sticky situations: potential loss of Medicaid, denial of insurance waiver without explanation, and confusion about how exactly Gallagher is making their decisions. This has resulted in stress, fear, and most of all a call for transparency from the students to the University. Click the link below to read more and this story can be found in our November Issue, out today.

Katie Gruszecki was diagnosed with breast cancer in August of 2018. Ten months later, The New School announced that they would be switching health insurance providers from Aetna to UnitedHealthcare. The New School selected a third party brokerage firm, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co,  to process student ...

Our November Issue is out now! This month, our stories range from the student health insurance crisis to The New School'...
11/21/2019

Our November Issue is out now! This month, our stories range from the student health insurance crisis to The New School's first cheer squad. Grab a copy around campus today or head to room 520 of the UC.

“No longer burdened by the tormenting and discrimination I faced while I grew into myself, it only felt natural to come ...
11/21/2019
I Kept my Gender Identity a Secret as an Internet Celebrity - The New School Free Press

“No longer burdened by the tormenting and discrimination I faced while I grew into myself, it only felt natural to come out now.” Ella Snyder, Parsons student and internet celebrity, publicly comes out as transgender. With over 100,000 subscribers on Youtube, Snyder reveals why she kept her gender identity a secret. Click the link below and check out our November issue today to read her story. Her coming out video can be found on her Youtube channel: Ella Snyder.

In my 2018 profile with the Free Press, I alluded to my transgender identity, telling my interviewer, “I don’t share every detail of my life online right now. There are some things, I want to talk about when the time is ready.”  One year later, I am publicly coming out as transgender to an au...

Lang College Journalism student Ashanté Charles conducted a phone interview with Antwaun Sargent, the author of "The New...
11/19/2019
Redefining Representation of The Black Body Through Photography: An Interview With Antwaun Sargent - The New School Free Press

Lang College Journalism student Ashanté Charles conducted a phone interview with Antwaun Sargent, the author of "The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion" to talk about his latest publication and Black representation in photography. Sargent will join photographers and New School alumni Quil Lemons and Micaiah Carter on a panel called “Aperture Conversations: The New Black Vanguard,” that will take place tonight in the Alvin Johnson/J.M Kaplan Hall at 7 p.m. Read the full interview in the link below.

“The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion” is  a book by Antwuan Sargent, a writer and art critic, which features a series of photographs by 15 notable African American millennial image-makers. It was released on Oct. 24 at the Aperture Foundation, a non-profit foundation, th...

In 2012, Marco Saavedra turned himself in to Immigration and Customs Enforcement in order to infiltrate a for-profit det...
11/15/2019
“Wave of Sorrow, Take Me There:” “The Infiltrators” Documentary Screening - The New School Free Press

In 2012, Marco Saavedra turned himself in to Immigration and Customs Enforcement in order to infiltrate a for-profit detention center. Last week, he came to The New School for an emotionally charged screening and panel discussion about his role. Click the link below to read more on the documentary screening “The Infiltrators” and Saavedra’s hopes on immigration rights issues.

A crowd filed into the Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall on Nov. 6 for a screening of “The Infiltrators”, a hybrid documentary depicting the hard work and risks taken by a group of young undocumented activists in 2012. In the film, real footage of the activists is combined with dramatizations, sinc...

New Yorkers took action against police presence in the New York Subways last Friday, after videos of police officers fig...
11/08/2019
‘This Is a Wake-Up​ Call’: Hundreds of New Yorkers Protest Against NYPD Tactics - The New School Free Press

New Yorkers took action against police presence in the New York Subways last Friday, after videos of police officers fighting with teenagers surfaced online. This came after Decolonize This Place, a grassroots civil rights collective, shared a post calling for “FTP Emergency Action Against NYPD and the MTA.”

Hundreds of people marched through downtown Brooklyn, stopping traffic at intersections, swarming subway turnstiles and demanding city-wide change last Friday. This came after Decolonize This Place, a grassroots civil rights collective, shared a post calling for “FTP Emergency Action Against NYPD ...

Update: New York City adopts ranked-choice voting, the ballot question approved on Nov. 5. What is ranked-choice voting?...
11/07/2019
Make Your Ballot Count - The New School Free Press

Update: New York City adopts ranked-choice voting, the ballot question approved on Nov. 5. What is ranked-choice voting? It's a way for you to rank your preferences rather than vote for only your first-choice candidate.

This article appears in our October print issue.You can pick up a copy on newsstands around campus, or at our newsroom in room 520 in the University Center. ____________________________________________________________________ Caroline Cao is a former New School student. Say you voted for Jill Stein....

Gender identity, fashion, tumultuous relationships and immigration were all themes of films presented at a New School ev...
11/05/2019
Ruff Cuts: An Experimental Space for New School Filmmakers - The New School Free Press

Gender identity, fashion, tumultuous relationships and immigration were all themes of films presented at a New School event called Ruff Cuts on Oct. 25 at the University Center. Click the link below to read more.

Gender identity, fashion, tumultuous relationships and immigration were all themes of films presented at a New School event called Ruff Cuts on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m in The New School’s University Center. Students, faculty and alumni immersed in the university’s film community gathered in the ULEC Ro...

The Free Press, with the help of a few New School students, have compiled a list of advice and methods to finding tranqu...
11/03/2019
6 Ways To Effectively De-stress in New York City, On and Off Campus - The New School Free Press

The Free Press, with the help of a few New School students, have compiled a list of advice and methods to finding tranquility in the concrete jungle, on campus and off. Read more about de-stressing from yoga to aromatherapy to free recreational classes in the link below.

During the academic year, it can be easy to fall into a mid-semester slump, especially when that coincides with changing seasons and midterms. If listening to music or unplugging from your devices once in a while isn’t doing the trick, the New School Free Press, with the help of a few New School s...

Day of the Dead, also known as Día de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican holiday in which family and friends come tog...
11/03/2019
Day of the Dead in NYC: A Look Into How the City Celebrates this Traditional Mexican Holiday - The New School Free Press

Day of the Dead, also known as Día de los Muertos, is a traditional Mexican holiday in which family and friends come together to remember those who have passed away. Click the link to see how New York City and New School students celebrate this holiday.

Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday in which family and friends come together to remember those who have passed away. “I remember going to my grandmother’s home and seeing the ofrenda with my grandfather’s picture up,” said Giselle Morales, a Lang first-year student. “There we...

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