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Tales from the tutors: How it works and how to be one

Facing Zoom with a smile, Faris El Akbani’s “repeat customers” of the tutoring center at the College are used to his charm in real life. The senior communications major has been working in his position for three years, going from in-person consultations to the digital realm of perfecting essays via screen sharing.

Snow days at the College: A thing of the past?

Waking up on a snowy morning to the notification that classes are canceled is a relief that all college students can relate to. Since the pandemic, these notifications are nonexistent as classes can be held virtually, leading many to wonder if the College has had its last snow day.

Comfort over fashion: what students are wearing to Zoom university

During a completely remote fall semester, students at the College had to adjust to a new way of learning. Everything — including fashion — was affected by the reality of Zoom. With the absence of attending in-person classes, the idea of dressing up to attend online classes feels odd to some students.

Students should try to make the best of every situation, including an online semester

Zoom meeting after Zoom meeting has become the story of my life. And I’m over it. This semester has been challenging in ways I never thought were possible. Like most students, it’s not how I pictured my college experience. But it is what it is, and it’s important to make the best of it — even if that seems impossible.

College holds first virtual politics forum

As politicians across the country stride toward the finish line of this unprecedented 2020 election season, the College held its first virtual politics forum on Sept. 17. 

SG holds student training day

As politicians across the country stride toward the finish line of this unprecedented 2020 election season, the College held its first virtual politics forum on Sept. 17. 

Foster addresses student concerns about remote-only semester in virtual Town Hall meeting

After months of back-and-forth movement on decisions regarding the fall semester, a definitive announcement came on Aug. 3 reverting from a hybrid structure to online-only instruction, leaving many students with unanswered questions. President Kathryn Foster and other administrators addressed these students and families in virtual town hall meetings on Aug. 5 and Aug. 6 that live-streamed to over 400 students and their families.

Professors voice opinions on virtual learning

When sociology professor at the College Diane Bates reflected on her experience teaching an online class at another institution prior to quarantine, she recalled finding many red flags in the process.

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