Experience Christmas in New York: Best Holiday Markets

Christmas has returned to New York City! If there is one holiday shopping event that is worth braving the cold for, it's New York City’s Christmas markets. Bryant Park Winter Village and Union Square Holiday Market are here to get the city in the holiday mood. Even with busy scheduling and holiday budgets, visiting one of these markets should certainly be on the Christmas checklist.

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The Aesthetic Movement: A Marriage of the Functional and the Beautiful

Art should be created for art’s sake--or so say the aesthetic artists of the late 19th century. The Aesthetic Movement in America, a current exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, proves to be that and more. In celebration of the 30th anniversary of The American Wing, the exhibit features a range of hallmark Aesthetic work including ceramics, furniture, stained glass, textiles, sculptures, paintings and metalwork.

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State of the Student Body Address

Student Body President Michael Martinez spoke to The King’s College on campus today to discuss the state of affairs within the school. SBP Martinez discussed what has happened this semester within the student body, Houses, athletics and student organizations. “I hope this is a cool way to spend your lunch hour,” SBP Martinez said.

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Opinion: Internships Aren't Everything

Additionally, many face important life lessons as they move out for the first time and practically adjust to living in “an alpha city.” These lessons deserve students’ time and attention. However, in my experience, once a student is overwhelmed with the demands of their internship, they are more likely to sacrifice their mental health, physical well-being, or performance in school, rather than fail or quit at a “real job” that they are told will define the course of their career.

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A Look into the Psyche of Kusama: "Infinity Mirrors" Opens in New York City

Kusama’s artistic endeavours have spanned some of the most important art movements of the second half of the twentieth century including Minimalism and Pop art. At 89 years old, Kusama continues to impress audiences of all age-ranges. As an avant-garde artist, Kusama’s work is diverse and unique, containing sensory, utopian, hallucinatory, and obsessive themes.

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The Loneliness Epidemic

But there are physical representations of the problem all around her campus that make the scale of depression hard to ignore. Three years before McCrory stepped foot onto the campus a man shot and killed himself in Little eld Fountain, a prominent social gathering point for the university, located in the middle of the campus.

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President Gregory Thornbury assumes new role of Chancellor, part of larger leadership restructuring plan

Gregory Thornbury will announce his resignation as President of The King’s College to take on the role of Chancellor, the school said Tuesday.Thornbury’s stepping down from the role comes at a time when the college will be restructuring its leadership to include more roles to share the responsibilities and capacities of the role of the president.

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Rodin at the Met

Rather than gathering an awe-inspiring collection of the most expensive and striking Rodin sculptures, it feels as if the curators made a scrapbook of his life.  I found myself smiling at the paintings as I learned about who Rodin was, how he worked, and what his friends thought of him.

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Abalon: Lost in Translation

The first visible piece is a cast-iron sculpture of a man suspended in the air, his silver body horizontal to the ground. He is clearly in motion, contorted like an eel, swimming unconventionally through some invisible body of water. Behind him are more statues, also made of cast iron and aluminum.

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The Newcomers: Ambulatory Plywood Art

Each morning the habitation form of the structure is disassembled and over the course of the day, reassembled in order to become a bridge to the next day’s supplies before turning back into a shelter against the cold November nights. Their route is marked along the plaza by a series of poles atop small caches of supplies for the next day, and their progress is shown by a string of lights along the top of the poles.

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