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Narwhals on Wheels!

BREAKING NEWS: Some local narwhals were spotted roller-skating in Brooklyn Bridge Park this last Friday, September 8th. Locals watched in awe as the typically clumsy creatures breezed past fellow human skaters with ease, holding hands and even performing tricks! One brave journalist approached one of the narwhals and asked “H – how are you doing? […]

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Narwhals get Nautical

Stefanie Barton 7/14/17 Rain wasn’t enough to keep New School students from sailing the Hudson on Friday, July 14th.  Students in groups of 5 worked together with an instructor to man a 24-foot-long J24 sailboat, most being completely new to sailing.  Throughout the two-hour lesson, participants learned sailing terminology, how to hoist and trim sails, the process of […]

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Narwhals on the Water

Dot Meyers 7/9/17 The sun was shining bright on Sunday July 9, and The New School’s Athletics and Recreation Department took full advantage! We met on Pier 84 just beside the mighty Intrepid and spent an hour kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). If you are unfamiliar with the latter sport: SUP is a cross between […]

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Narwhals and Rock Walls

By Bennett Donine 3/11/17 Narwhals climbed new heights this weekend at Brooklyn Boulders (BKB). The rock walls, caves and gym equipment kept students entertained on Saturday night. Student Celina Lacace said “Getting to know new people in different spaces you don’t go to often made this mix of the social and physical the best way […]

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BKB Love

By Kiera Flynn 2/11/17 When the group of New School students first walked into Brooklyn Boulders Saturday night, everyone was in awe of the atmosphere. Brooklyn Boulders was having an event night for Valentine’s Day that entailed a live DJ, couples climbs and lots and lots of food. BKB was a whole new experience for […]

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Last Day to Save $20

4th Annual Ski and Snowboard Weekend Mount Snow ~ March 3-5, 2017 It’s the last day to save $20, and pay just $259 ($130 total savings) for your favorite weekend of the semester. You get: ❄️ Round-trip transportation ($90 value) ❄️ Two-day lift ticket ($169 value) ❄️ Two-night lodging with 2 breakfasts ($102 value) ❄️ Two-day […]

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Weekend Hikes: Cat Rocks

Last weekend, students traded the cityscape for a variety of outdoor sceneries. They ventured off to Cat Rocks, an outcrop along the Appalachian Trail that offers captivating views of the valley and the upstate countryside. From the train stop, the moderate 7-mile hike boasted rolling hills, stone walls, streams, lush forests, a boardwalk over wetlands […]

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