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SG gives feedback on proposals, passes resolutions as election candidates observe

During their weekly meeting on April 7, members of Student Government (SG) gave feedback on multiple proposals and gave their support to actions in Congress, while also welcoming those taking part in the April 15 election.

Team Zero wins $30,000 in Mayo Business Plan Competition

The Mayo Business Plan Competition, held virtually for the second year in a row, concluded its final round on March 31. Teams competed against each other at a chance of winning $30,000 for their business plan.

Gov. Murphy announces new eligibility for vaccine, progress with vaccination efforts

Gov. Phil Murphy held a Covid-19 briefing on April 5, the start of National Health Week. He made several announcements regarding vaccinations and the trends of the deadly virus in New Jersey.

Sixth annual Day of Giving raises over $334,000 for the College

On March 25, the College held its sixth annual Day of Giving. 2,049 donors consisting of alumni, staff, faculty, students, parents and friends raised over $334,000 to support the future of the College and its many programs, clubs, buildings and sports teams, the College announced in a school-wide email.

A step-by-step guide to getting your Covid-19 Vaccine

With the nation largely working towards becoming vaccinated, it can be difficult to compare and find the option that is best suited for your age, location and schedule.  Many may feel overwhelmed in their journey to inoculation. Below is a step-by-step guide to finding the right vaccine option for you based on your availability, geographical location and preferences. 

Student Government hosts open forum for AAPI students in response to recent hate crimes

Student Government and the Office of Intercultural Engagement held a virtual open forum on March 25 for Asian American students to discuss their thoughts and experiences.  The event comes in the wake of the March 16 shooting in Atlanta that took the lives of eight people, six of whom were Asian women, and amidst growing anti-Asian sentiments during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Women’s Table Talk event commemorates Women of Color Day

Celebrating Women of Color Day on March 26, Women in Learning Leadership (WILL) hosted a virtual table talk with Union Latina, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, La Unidad Latina, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and other organizations. 

Recharge Week: 83% of polled students still given work, plus added confusion

Intending to remedy this issue while also discouraging travel during the pandemic, President Foster announced in an email that a “Recharge Week” would take place from March 29 to April 2. She described it as a “more relaxed week [that] is intended to relieve the stresses of a long semester,” alongside another Spring Day Off on Tuesday, March 30. 

CDC changes social distancing guidelines for K-12 schools to 3 feet

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changed its social distancing guidelines for grades K through 12 on March 19. This comes after the CDC released studies showing that three feet distancing was equally as effective as six feet distancing. Masks continue to be mandatory and adults still have to abide by the 6 feet recommendation between each other and students.

Student Health Services addresses Covid-19 vaccine questions

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 130 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the U.S. as of March 25. As time passes and more people become eligible to receive their shot, many individuals in the campus community will be vaccinated as well.

SG votes to recognize club, passes bill addressing replacement of vacant positions

Even though members of Student Government (SG) kept their general body meeting short on March 24, they had time to recognize a student organization and pass a bill that would address the appointment process.

College AAPI community responds to recent rise in racist incidents after Atlanta shooting

Trauma reverberated in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community following an Atlanta shooting that left many horrified as a gunman opened fire on spas in the city and surrounding area, killing eight people. Six of those victims were Asian women, leading many to label the shootings as hate crimes.

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