Ah, college. A time spent to prepare oneself for the modern job market, learning all the tricks of the trade that will place you higher up on that steep ladder of social mobility in 2013. Nowadays, that all translates into making the newest app or website, not really running a full-scale operation o ... More >>
College Republicans -- at any college campus -- are a unique breed; they tuck their shirts in, they (say they) don't use drugs, and they've somehow managed to avoid the cliche brand of idealistic college-age liberalism that consumes so many young students who think they're going to change the world. ... More >>
There were bomb threats made today at university campuses in Texas and North Dakota. There were no bomb threats made in New York -- but Governor Andrew Cuomo isn't gonna miss a prime opportunity to freak people out.In response to the threats on the other side of the country, Cuomo issued a statement ... More >>
The saga over NYU's 2031 expansion plan continues.We recently took a trip to City Hall to hear about the university's expansion plan and
while most of the dissenting voices in attendance were from residents of
the Greenwich Village, it was mentioned that nearly 35 of NYU's
departments had also op ... More >>
Oh, city life!
The Daily News' Ask an Expert column today has a not-too-uncommon conundrum -- sober neighbors who live next to stoner neighbors and complain about them.
An Upper West Side woman wrote in for advice on this very issue, since she can smell pot smoke in her apartment. She's trying t ... More >>
wikipediaThe room and board is too damn high -- especially at The New School.In last week's cover story on student debt at NYU, we noted that part of the issue is that New York City is just a very expensive place to live.
Illustrating that point, a list released today of the most expensive c ... More >>
Yale is under federal investigation for "its failure to eliminate a hostile sexual environment." Its frat boys seem to be running rampant, not letting their fancy Ivy League-ness get in the way of behaving like cavemen. Sixteen students filed a complaint in March accusing the university of a brea ... More >>
Crazy kids!NYU, apparently, feels bad about something. Direct from the Office of Community Standards and Compliance and the Office of Residential Life & Housing Services, there is this e-mail, sent today, entitled "Respecting our NYC neighbors," which alludes to "reports of incidents in which ... More >>
Eight people -- including five Columbia University undergrads, one of whom was the student council vice president -- were arrested this morning in a police raid, prosecutors have announced. The students are accused of peddling drugs (including cocaine, ecstasy, LSD, and pot) at campus dorms and f ... More >>
The city is suing a cracked building that markets itself as a dorm for City College students.
City College students should be wary. The 21-unit walk-up, which is adjacent to the school's Harlem campus, has 118 housing code violations, including hazardous leaks from the roof, mice, lead paint ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
Several issues of The Pratt American
Date: 1993 - 1994
Publisher: Pratt Community C ... More >>