As funding proposals pile up one month into the academic year — leaving a $40,000 budget devoted to student-led initiatives unappropriated — the Lang Student Union, Eugene Lang College’s student governmental body, is still in dire need of student facilitators.
The New School’s University Student Senate held its first meeting of the academic year on September 22, with senators approving a budget for the fall semester, considering the year’s first student proposals, and discussing the senate’s long-term fiscal structure.
The occupation is not merely an opportunity for people to rant about the general injustices of the world. Those who are down in Zuccotti Park, and who have been down there for days, have something very real to say — the state of America’s broken economy and corporation-infested government needs to change.
Over 1,800 people attended the rally for the Republican congressman from Texas, held at the East Village venue known more known for its rock concerts than anything else. Pre-sale tickets sold out within hours, with additional tickets priced $25 at the door.
On October 12, The New School will begin its third year in affiliation with UA Media. Student mentors from GPIA and Milano will be paired with mentees from the Upper West Side high school two Wednesdays a month, participating in a variety of activities that include field trips, career development and art projects.
In early September, several rooms at Loeb Residence Hall and William Street Residence Hall were found to have bed bugs. The New School notified students living in university housing in an email sent on September 21.
“We have had three confirmed cases of bed bugs in various residences this year,” wrote Rob Lutomski, assistant vice president of student housing and residence life, in the email.
According to their constitution, the LSU’s mission is to “better Eugene Lang College by fostering community, empowering students and disseminating information.” Their efforts are aided in part by a $40,000 annual budget, paid for by the activities fee that all students are charged.