Exclusive: Chipotle workers file for HERO Act safety committees

Exclusive: Chipotle workers file for HERO Act safety committees

Workers from at least two different Chipotles are putting the New York HERO Act to one of its first major tests, requesting the formation of workplace safety committees as the law permits. But they say they’ve faced resistance in their first attempt, and are bracing for more resistance as other locations are expected to make … Read more

How the draft redistricting maps shake up New York politics

How the draft redistricting maps shake up New York politics

It was not long after the release of the draft maps by court special appointed master Jonathan Cervas on Monday that Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney announced his bid for a newly drawn House district in the Hudson Valley. The only problem? It’s likely the same district fellow Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones will run this … Read more

hundreds of officers out sick

hundreds of officers out sick

Rikers Island is potentially poised for a federal takeover pending a hearing this week on a court-ordered new plan from the city detailing how officials plan to reform the notorious jail complex. At the center of the debate is a massive staffing crisis on the island, where hundreds of correction officers are calling out sick … Read more

Yarn Against the Patriarchy

Yarn Against the Patriarchy

Michelle Segre, “I Talk to the Trees” (2021), yarns, canvas, muslin, acrylic polymer, wire, thread, sponges, and lotus root, 144 x 187 x 33 inches (all images courtesy the artist and Derek Eller Gallery, NY. Photos by Adam Reich) Two associations came to mind when I saw Michelle Segre’s exhibition, Night Chorus, at Derek Eller … Read more

An ethereal stone-glass facade masks the structural complexity of REX’s WTC performing arts center

An ethereal stone-glass facade masks the structural complexity of REX’s WTC performing arts center

More than two decades after the terrorist attacks of September 11, the reconstruction of the World Trade Center complex remains a work in progress. The effort mixes the politics of collective trauma and memory with structural and infrastructural complexity, plus the interests of real estate developers. Dozens of master plans and architectural schemes have been … Read more

NYC Education Dept. allows sitting superintendents to advance in hiring process following community outrage – New York Daily News

NYC Education Dept. allows sitting superintendents to advance in hiring process following community outrage – New York Daily News

New York City school superintendents handed their pink slips last week as part of a citywide administrative shakeup will get another shot at keeping their jobs following community outrage over several of the firings, Schools Chancellor David Banks announced Monday. Banks asked all 45 sitting superintendents to reapply for their positions and opened the role … Read more

JetBlue goes hostile in its bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue goes hostile in its bid for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines on Monday and asked shareholders of the low-cost carrier to reject a proposed acquisition by Frontier Airlines. JetBlue hopes that its move will push Spirit’s board to the negotiating table after the board rejected an earlier offer. Spirit said that it will “carefully review” JetBlue’s tender … Read more

Senior Thesis ‘The Space That ‘Mural’ Makes’ Examines Controversial Art Piece In The Lobby Of Goldman Sachs Headquarters

Senior Thesis ‘The Space That ‘Mural’ Makes’ Examines Controversial Art Piece In The Lobby Of Goldman Sachs Headquarters

• May 16, 2022, 6:04 PM The department of art history and archeology held its spring 2022 Senior Thesis Symposium last month. There, Lilly Jean Cao, CC ’22, presented her thesis on a controversial mural in the Goldman Sachs lobby. Cao is graduating this year with a degree in visual arts and history and theory … Read more