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Josh Castilon woke up at 5 a.m. and put a mask and gloves on to head to Dunkin’ Donuts. He picked up donuts, bagels and coffee to bring to the nurses and doctors at Mount Sinai Morningside.

FLOW Students Give Back to the NYC Frontliners

May 6, 2020

Filipinos of LC Offering Welcome (FLOW) is giving back to NYC healthcare workers by delivering food and supplies to the hardest-hit hospitals in the country.

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Coronavirus: Environmental Savior or Devastator?

May 6, 2020

Along with the decline in industrial production, the lack of widespread social mobility has also led to a steep decline in carbon dioxide emissions.

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The Budget Was Finalized. Then Coronavirus Hit.

April 29, 2020

In the dire time of the novel coronavirus, the financial situation for students, staff and the university is anything but ideal.

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Have Empathy for Fordham’s Financial Situation

April 29, 2020

As Fordham is hit with unforeseen financial losses, have empathy for the leaders working to keep the school afloat.

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Advice on Commuting to Your Zoom Class

April 29, 2020

You may have been used to sometimes-daily train delays in your past life, but nowadays you’re up against a host of even more frustrating holdups en route to Zoom school: delays in motivation and coordination.

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Digital IDs, the Miracle Cure for a Lockdown Exit Strategy?

April 29, 2020

With the world arguing over potential exit strategies, slowly but surely digital identity solutions find their way into the debate in regard to immunity verifications.

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Liberty Over Life During Lockdown?

April 29, 2020

Returning to a sense of normalcy in the United States during a time when many states have not yet reached the peak of the coronavirus crisis is a death sentence for many Americans.

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Existing Internationally in the Time of a Pandemic

April 28, 2020

My time difference with New York City is 11 hours, yet my heart still beats in its rhythm.

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Stop Expecting Students to Function Normally During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 28, 2020

You can’t tell me to carry on with my schoolwork anymore when nothing about my life is anywhere near normal.

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Foreign Language Classes to Hold Formal Exams

April 28, 2020

Fordham told professors to get creative with how they will conduct their final exams, however the majority of foreign language core courses are continuing to require a traditional final exam.

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Students Submit Pass/Fail Requests Prior to Finals

April 28, 2020

Due to the unprecedented time and remote learning period, Fordham extended the Pass/Fail option to include core curriculum and major requirements. By the April 24 deadline, 8,200 students had submitted Pass/Fail requests.

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Virtual Club Spotlight: BeWell LC Goes Remote

April 28, 2020

BeWell LC held their annual spring Amazing Race online this year. The race spanned four days so it was accessible to everyone regardless of where they were.