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Monthly Archives: March, 2020

From student to multimedia producer, graduate shares advice on making it in the real world

Six years ago, Kylie Moore graduated from the College with a communication studies degree, extensive editing knowledge and a dream to work in entertainment.

Social isolation in response to pandemic decreases global pollution

The strict measures countries are taking to decrease the spread of the coronavirus has inadvertently decreased global pollution.

On a predominantly white campus, Muslim students dismantle stereotypes

Asalam Alaikum, in Arabic, translates simply to “peace be unto you.”

COVID-19 is serious. I know — my father had it.

As my father laid on the couch with gloves, flushed cheeks and a mask that covered his mouth, my mother received a call on her phone.

Ewing police crashes “Corona Party” with more than 40 attendees

Ewing Police Dispatch received an anonymous call on the night of Thursday, March 27 about a party on the 300 block of Concord Avenue. Officers dispersed over 40 guests and the renter of the apartment was issued summonses for Obstructing Administration of Law or Other Governmental Function and a Violation of Emergency and Temporary Acts, according to police.

Bored at home? ‘New Horizons’ is your new digital vacation

As coronavirus continues to spread, people are fishing in their local rivers, shopping for furniture to decorate their tents and throwing beach parties with dozens of their closest friends.

Without materials and hands-on experience, art students struggle with online classes

When Isabel Smith borrowed a camera from the Interactive Multimedia department on March 12, she had no idea it would be her last time stepping foot in the AIMM building until the fall semester.

Education majors struggle with remote teaching — especially when students don’t have home computers

Many of Karlie Lombardi’s students don’t have access to technology at home. Just when she felt like her third graders were starting to love learning, the dynamic of teaching across America changed in the blink of an eye.

Get lost, embrace the unknown

When I worked as an au pair in Barcelona this past summer, I quickly discovered that getting lost helps us prepare for the adventures and decisions of the present.

Some can work from home. Grocery store clerks don’t have this luxury.

Every night after work, 39 year old Tiffany Lea takes off her entire uniform before she enters the house and races to the shower. Her husband disinfects her uniform with Lysol while wearing latex gloves and a face mask.

Ewing’s latest fashion trend? Thrifted threads.

Whether thrift stores were made popular by Macklemore’s 2012 smash hit, the underground music scene or in an effort to combat climate change, there is no denying that what was once only a resource for struggling families has also become a staple of contemporary college culture.

Campus Town shuts down COVID-19 testing due to resident complaints, dangerous crowds

Campus Town residents are used to a quiet, safe environment, soup from Panera bread and dessert from Insomnia Cookies — not hazmat suits, medical waste littering the streets or the increasing fear of COVID-19.

College moves online for semester, graduation ceremony postponed

President Kathryn Foster announced in a campus-wide email on Friday, March 20 that courses will be moved online for the rest of the semester and Commencement will be postponed.

Steering Committee approves COVID-19 emergency grading policy, contingent upon campus feedback

Interim Provost William Keep announced the approval of a temporary policy on Thursday, March 19 in a campus-wide email that would give students the option to convert their courses from graded to pass/fail. Keep invited the campus community to share its thoughts on the policy in a Qualtrics survey that was open until 8 p.m. today.

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