Sunday, January 24, 2021

Jenna Hart

‘User-Centered Musical Design’ students Enhance RWJUH Music Therapy Experience

The College’s School of the Arts and Communication partnered with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) to build upon the hospital’s existing holistic arts programs. The program, which currently includes wellness treatments such as art therapy, meditation, pet therapy and reiki, is now expanding its branch of music therapy. 

Protesting — was it just a trend, or is it a movement?

The world turned upside down on May 25, when George Floyd, a Black man, suffocated to death under the knee of a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, in Minneapolis, Minn. The incident was caught on video and set the country into a rage, sparking protests nationwide. The protests took place in major cities, and the movement reached College students as well.

Students react to ‘Spring Flex Plan,’ removal of spring break

As a result of the projected plan to open campus in the spring, the College community is adjusting their academic and social plans for next semester. In an effort to limit the potential cases of Covid-19, the College has replaced “the weeklong spring break with two single days off during the semester, Thursday, March 18 and Tuesday, March 30,” according to College President Kathryn Foster’s campus-wide email.

Petey Greene Program event educates students on carceral education

The Philadelphia branch of the Petey Greene Program (PGP) hosted an event on the carceral state and education on Thursday, Oct. 8, as a part of their Justice Education webinar series. 

The pass/fail policy isn’t renewing for the fall. Here’s what students, faculty are saying

The various circumstances of the pandemic pushed colleges across the nation to offer lenient grading opportunities for students in the spring semester in the midst of quarantine and the Covid-19 pandemic. At the College, it was no different. President Foster offered the ungraded option policy. But for the fall, that policy wasn’t renewed.

Joking about mental health overlooks cries for help

This dark humor acts as a defense mechanism to deal with the countless issues our generation faces both in our daily lives and in the world around us. But its problematic nature holds some concern.

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