Monthly Archives: August 2012

Welcome New Students!

Yesterday marked the 16th anniversary of The New School’s Annual Welcome Block Party. New and returning students flooded onto W. 12th Street, where student-run clubs and organizations, New School departments, and outside vendors set up tables with swag and free

Welcome New Students!

Yesterday marked the 16th anniversary of The New School’s Annual Welcome Block Party. New and returning students flooded onto W. 12th Street, where student-run clubs and organizations, New School departments, and outside vendors set up tables with swag and free

The Fall Semester Starts Today – Welcome Back!

Today marks the official first day of the Fall 2012 semester here at Parsons! The campus is buzzing with new students, returning students, faculty and a ton of new art work on display. 2 West 13th is no longer sitting

The Fall Semester Starts Today – Welcome Back!

Today marks the official first day of the Fall 2012 semester here at Parsons! The campus is buzzing with new students, returning students, faculty and a ton of new art work on display. 2 West 13th is no longer sitting

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: Apartment Must-Haves

For the past two weeks my life has been filled with packing boxes, U-Haul trucks, scotch tape and sheer, unadulterated summer sweat. Yes, as you may have guessed, I recently have made the big move from Manhattan to Queens. Like

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: Apartment Must-Haves

For the past two weeks my life has been filled with packing boxes, U-Haul trucks, scotch tape and sheer, unadulterated summer sweat. Yes, as you may have guessed, I recently have made the big move from Manhattan to Queens. Like

Perusing the Parsons Galleries

The lobby of the Parsons building at 2 West 13th Street (Shelia C. Johnson Design Center) can get pretty busy during the day with students heading in and out of classes. In the midst of all hustling, it’s easy to

Perusing the Parsons Galleries

The lobby of the Parsons building at 2 West 13th Street (Shelia C. Johnson Design Center) can get pretty busy during the day with students heading in and out of classes. In the midst of all hustling, it’s easy to

Mac vs. PC

This is a question I used to get pretty frequently when I was still a tour guide working in the Welcome Center. The Mac vs. PC feud has started wars and has broken friendships. And I’m not here to perpetuate

Mac vs. PC

This is a question I used to get pretty frequently when I was still a tour guide working in the Welcome Center. The Mac vs. PC feud has started wars and has broken friendships. And I’m not here to perpetuate

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: Bagels are King

New York may be known for its hot dog stands, pastrami sandwiches and maybe it’s addiction to coffee, but the real New York treat is the bagel. I know we’ve all had bagels before, but they’re usually just a filler

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: Bagels are King

New York may be known for its hot dog stands, pastrami sandwiches and maybe it’s addiction to coffee, but the real New York treat is the bagel. I know we’ve all had bagels before, but they’re usually just a filler

Meet Parsons Alumni: Justin Blanc

Accessory Design is certainly popular amongst students at Parsons (remember those past interviews with Mia and Alika?), and although this is not a specific major offered, students have found ways of incorporating different classes into their curriculums so that they

Meet Parsons Alumni: Justin Blanc

Accessory Design is certainly popular amongst students at Parsons (remember those past interviews with Mia and Alika?), and although this is not a specific major offered, students have found ways of incorporating different classes into their curriculums so that they

A Survivor’s Guide to Foundation Year

As new college freshmen prepare to move into their new respective dorms – the panic of college will eventually set in. But here at Parsons, it’s the unease surrounding Foundation Year, not the terror of books and mid-term papers.  So before

A Survivor’s Guide to Foundation Year

As new college freshmen prepare to move into their new respective dorms – the panic of college will eventually set in. But here at Parsons, it’s the unease surrounding Foundation Year, not the terror of books and mid-term papers.  So before

Event Ice Breakers for New Students

It is with a heavy heart that I make this announcement: Summer is almost over. But for many of you I’m sure it’ll be happily left behind. After all, there are greater things for you. Your valedictorian probably emphasized this

Event Ice Breakers for New Students

It is with a heavy heart that I make this announcement: Summer is almost over. But for many of you I’m sure it’ll be happily left behind. After all, there are greater things for you. Your valedictorian probably emphasized this

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: A night out for 15 dollars or less!

It’s Thursday! Meaning, it’s the best day of the week for this Thursday Tip for the “New” New Yorker! This week I wrote something special for our almost New School freshmen – tips for cheap nights out on the town.

Tips for the “New” New Yorker: A night out for 15 dollars or less!

It’s Thursday! Meaning, it’s the best day of the week for this Thursday Tip for the “New” New Yorker! This week I wrote something special for our almost New School freshmen – tips for cheap nights out on the town.