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F.O.M.O is the spark. Covid-19 is the fire

You only get one four-year shot at the college experience. But Covid-19, the subtly spread virus that has masked the face of a self-absorbed society, just doesn’t care.

‘Only six percent:’ social media trend misinterprets new CDC death data

A new revision in the CDC's death totals, suggesting only six percent of recorded fatalities died from COVID alone,has sparked controversy on the actual death count of the Pandemic.

Covid-19 cases among students rise to 51, College says

Fifty-one students have tested positive for Covid-19 with all but five living in off-campus housing, according to Rafia Siddiq, the contact tracing coordinator for the College.

Nine students residing in off-campus houses test positive for Covid-19

The College has confirmed nine positive cases of Covid-19 among students living in off-campus houses in the Ewing area, according to Dave Muha, the associate vice president of communications, marketing and brand management, in an interview with The Signal. 

The first week back: what to expect in the digital classroom

While students packed their bags on March 11, the Friday before spring break, College officials imagined a return to campus three weeks later.  The virus had other plans.

Your questions answered: Q&A with College President Kathryn Foster

In an interview with The Signal, President Foster opened up about plans for the fall, diversity initiatives at the College and her reaction to the anonymous Instagram accounts that have shaped the College's culture this past summer.

Gov. Murphy gives go-ahead for NJ colleges to reopen; College to remain online-only for fall semester

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that New Jersey colleges and universities can reopen for in-person instruction in the fall despite the state remaining in Stage 2 of the reopening plan. The College, however, will continue with its revised plan to remain online-only for the fall, according to President Kathryn Foster in a statement during a virtual Town Hall meeting held on Aug. 5.

NJAC cancels fall sports; transfer to spring season under consideration

The New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) announced on July 28 that all fall sports are canceled for the 2020 season. The cancellations include football, field hockey, soccer, volleyball, tennis and cross country. 

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...

President Foster addresses faculty members’ furlough concerns

The College’s American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union members wrote a letter to President Kathryn Foster, highlighting both financial and professional concerns with dividing furlough dates, as announced in her most recent community-missive on July 2. The union requested Foster to consider consolidating the two mandated five-day furlough periods in the month of July for all faculty members rather than a select few, thus allowing 12-month professional staff members access to CARES funding.

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.

Campus to tentatively reopen for fall 2020 semester

The College plans to tentatively reopen its campus for the fall 2020 semester, according to President Kathryn Foster in her community-missive sent out on Friday, June 26. The plan includes a hybrid of online and on-campus instruction, with classroom densities greatly reduced.

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.

Gov. Murphy begins process of re-opening state amid coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Phil Murphy made an announcement on May 14, according to NJ.com, to reopen New Jersey beaches, beginning the process of re-opening the state to its “new normal.” The order went into effect on May 22, the weekend of the unofficial start of the summer. The governor also recently allowed high schools to host in-person graduation ceremonies starting July 6, according to NorthJersey.com.
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