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Fall Semester to Start Week Earlier, End Before Thanksgiving

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz and Amaya Morales Entertainment Editor and Managing Editor The Fall 2020 semester will start a week earlier and end before Thanksgiving, President Christopher Capuano announced on Friday, May 29.  Classes on both campuses will start Aug. 17 with remote instruction and will be moved “to face-to-face instruction beginning no earlier than Sept. 8, the day after Labor Day,” read Capuano’s email. The … Continue reading Fall Semester to Start Week Earlier, End Before Thanksgiving

Northeast Conference Delays Fall Sports

By Anthony Covino Sports Editor The NEC announced that fall sports will be delayed until Sept. 10 with the appropriate protocols set in place.  The NEC has decided to delay the season for approximately two weeks rather than cancelling the whole season, like Princeton and other Ivy League schools have elected to do.  “With so many unknown factors at this point in time, the NEC … Continue reading Northeast Conference Delays Fall Sports

Free Online Events on EventBrite

By Camille Herbert Staff Writer Saturday, July 11  ● DCJazzFest From Home Series– This is a weekly live jazz event on the DCJF YouTube channel and Facebook page. ❏ Time: 7pm  Sunday, July 12  ● Travel Indoors: Black Travel Summit Digital Sessions – bi-weekly classes that introduce viewers on how to get involved in the travel industry and having discussions with black influencers. ❏ Time: … Continue reading Free Online Events on EventBrite

FDU Objects to Controversial International Student Policy

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez News Editor  On Monday, July 6, the US Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced a new policy stating that international students cannot stay in the United States if the university they are enrolled in is keeping virtual instruction for the fall semester.  This leaves many international students with the option of either leaving the US or risk being deported. This … Continue reading FDU Objects to Controversial International Student Policy

Students at ‘Higher Risk’ Voice Concerns

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz Entertainment Editor  Students with compromised immune systems are concerned about returning back to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “I have a weak immune system and I’m borderline asthmatic,” said Angelina Rosado, a rising junior studying English, via a text message to The Equinox.  Rosado said that going back to campus in uncertain times poses a huge risk to not just students with … Continue reading Students at ‘Higher Risk’ Voice Concerns