ARCHIVED: Students in the City
- The New New Yorker Robert Leleux ’03 moves from Texas to New York, learns some new words, wrecks an art installation, and finds his calling.
- Out of the Blue As city planning commissioner, Amanda Burden ’76 designs the future of New York's neighborhoods. Now she's leading the charge to revitalize a long over-looked area: the city's waterfront.
- Room to Write It really is the final frontier: Carolyn Ferrell ’84 goes on the city-dweller's never-ending quest for more space.
- A Coney Island Education A history class explores the immigrant neighborhoods and decrepit amusement parks of New York's favorite peninsula.
- Community Centers: Drama King “Harlem, Bed-Stuy, Detroit, Watts, or Chicago’s South Side—we are basically the same people: a transurban people. What we have in common is the slave ship.”
- Community Centers: Church Ladies ”We often think of a church as a building, but it’s actually made of people.”
- Community Centers: Social Media “When asked about activism, saving the building is the first thing most students will mention.”
- Community Centers: Saloon Salon “We’ve gone from cutting-edge to venerable in a blink. It’s absurd.”
- Community Centers: Animal Collective “We wanted to create a collective environment, one where we could work together toward a larger creative vision.”