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A new way of teaching: professors share their thoughts on remote instruction

After a summer of extensive planning for a remote semester, the College’s faculty are adjusting to the reality of teaching classes from their homes. With new technology and changes to classroom management, professors have realized that this semester is anything but typical.

Lions’ Plate: Personalized Banana Pepper Salsa

Chips and salsa is a great everyday snack, as unconventional as it might sound. This isn’t replacing your favorite granola bar or that quick handful of veggie straws, but instead adding another filling snack.

‘Zoom University:’ A look into the Class of 2024

As a result of the global pandemic, freshmen are experiencing college in an unconventional way — in their childhood bedrooms. After a remote welcome to the College, freshmen have begun adapting to a new normal.

Lions’ Plate: Foolproof layered chicken wrap

Between classes, assignments, clubs and internships, it can be hard to find time in the middle of the day to grab lunch. It can be especially difficult to make the meal yourself because the dining hall is closed if you live off campus. Trying out a healthy and exciting dish just might make lunchtime more interesting. Even on your busiest day, this chicken wrap recipe covers all of your cravings in a quick, fresh and foolproof way.

Vital Signs: Organizing for class while remaining at home

On top of the usual adjustment of starting a new semester, a completely remote schedule may be more difficult to adjust to college life this fall. Here are a few tips to help you organize your space and manage the school and home life balance during remote learning.

Lions’ Plate: Summer’s End Smoothie Bowl

If you’re still hanging onto that last bit of warm weather before the leaves start to turn for fall, nothing screams “Summer!” more than a fresh smoothie bowl. This healthy, homemade recipe will not only satisfy your cravings and remind you of a time before fall classes, but it will make the most of all the delectable fruits that are still in season.

Choosing colleges during a worldwide pandemic: A look at the Class of 2024

When Julie Weinstein first set foot on the College’s campus as a prospective student, an overcast of chilling rain loomed in the distance. It was the beginning of her junior year of high school, otherwise known as the time to start cycling through options for higher education.

Student YouTubers help inform Class of 2024 through activism, experiences at the College

As a result of campuses shutting down and tours being canceled for prospective students, many incoming freshmen have been flocking to YouTube to get a sense of what the College has to offer. Daytwan Coates-Hall and Kenu Ogbevire are two students from the College who are making an effort to encourage, inform and educate incoming and prospective students looking to learn about what life at the College is really like.

Heading into an online-only semester, students struggle with mental health

Now more than ever, the world is on edge and students are trying to find ways to cope. And after an abrupt implementation of online-only classes in the spring semester and news that the upcoming fall will look the same, students are forced to adjust to a new reality.

Student organizations make unprecedented strides in activism

While some lay silent, student organizations from all across campus community groups are taking unprecedented steps toward action. Rising senior Ambar Grullón calls it a revolution.

Students, faculty continue to struggle with coronavirus — but not without resiliency

Before March 12, Craig Hollander had never called out sick from work. Nearly a week later, he found himself being one of the first positive cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Finishing up the year, students share what they miss most

The end of the school year is always bittersweet, but with the circumstances of COVID-19, it’s feeling more bitter than it does sweet for many. Even through the struggles, students at the College have hope for next semester, and are ready as ever to be back on campus. 

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