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Freshmen begin the college experience beyond the screen

After a fall semester at home, many freshmen have moved into their dorms for the spring semester. As a part of the College’s Spring Flex plan, approximately 1,200 students will be residing on campus. The class of 2024 will be getting a taste of campus life beyond a screen.

College isn’t everyone’s path, and that’s okay

Elementary school, high school, college, job; it’s the oldest life sequence in the book, and one laid out for me for as long as I can remember.

On-campus flu vaccine clinic opens for students, faculty

Student Health Services hosted its first on-campus flu vaccination clinic of the season on Sept. 29, administering 31 vaccinations between 10 a.m. and noon. The remaining two clinics will occur on Oct. 15 and Oct. 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. on the patio of the Brower Student Center, or in Room 100 West should there be inclement weather.

SG welcomes back students in first meeting online

Student Government held their first meeting of the semester on Sept. 2 via Zoom, where they welcomed back their general body and introduced their newly-elected officers and class presidents. 

Campus Diversity Council launches call to action

A statement was released on Sept. 3 by the Campus Diversity Council to continue the conversation on restorative justice in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Contribute, donate, listen. Racism does not evade the College.

If you have the time to read an op-ed written by a white man on racial inequality in America and at the College, you certainly have the time to listen to the experiences of those who are hurting, sign petitions and, if you have the means, donate to make a meaningful contribution to the movement.

College reverses course, will remain online-only for fall semester

By Camille FurstEditor-in-Chief The College has changed its initial plans and will now host all classes remotely for the fall 2020 semester, President Kathryn Foster...

College joins in nationwide fight against ICE mandate — Trump administration backs down

The federal government announced on July 6 a new mandate for temporary international students, where nonimmigrant students must take in-person courses to remain in the United States, according to the ICE website. But after a nationwide uproar from colleges — of which students and administration from the College participated in — the Trump Administration revoked its previous mandate.

Administrators host diversity panel amidst social unrest

The College held a dialogue around allyship and racial injustice on June 21 with a panel via Zoom. The discussion was moderated by the interim director of intercultural engagement and inclusion, Marvin Carter, and the panel included seven different staff and faculty members.

We cannot live in fear: College should continue reopening plan for fall

I’m sure we can all agree — staying in quarantine is not exactly the definition of exciting. After all, how much longer will we have to wait for normalcy to return? With New Jersey slowly opening back up, Foster made the right decision in tentatively opening the College’s campus, too.

College takes measures against coronavirus

Students who are returning to the College from China must fill out an online form as a precautionary measure against an on-campus outbreak of the coronavirus, according to a college-wide email sent on Feb. 3 from Janice Vermeychuk, the director of Student Health Services.

MONEY Magazine ranks College’s value

Among the annual college rankings, it’s not uncommon to see the College’s name stand out. In MONEY Magazine’s recent “Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings, which was published on Aug. 12, the College ranked 48th overall in the nation for colleges with the best value.

First-generation student receives acceptance to the College

Tears welled up in his eyes as he learned of his acceptance to his dream school. The College’s big envelope and blue and gold pennant awaited him with a surprise in the principal’s office of his high school. Through illness in the family, his mom’s loss of employment and eventual homelessness, his acceptance letter unfolded a story of victory amidst his life’s challenges.

March Madness exploits college players

March is on its way and so is the tradition of scrambling together brackets and rushing to the betting lines for NCAA March Madness, the annual riveting college basketball tournament composed of the best 68 teams of the year.

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