FDU Staff Still Offers Student Support — at a Distance

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic forced abrupt changes in universities around the globe. Professors at FDU are expected to adapt their coursework to a new remote instruction. Though lessons and materials can always be adapted to some extent, it is unclear how non-academic departments in FDU are able to transition, if at all.  The Equinox reached out to several staff members … Continue reading FDU Staff Still Offers Student Support — at a Distance

International Students Speak Out Amid Crisis

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer ​The shift to remote classes affected the entire FDU community, yet the process is different for a student who is from a different country.  These students have additional stresses, including housing and for different reasons.  “I got worried immediately when classes began to be online because I thought that they would kick me out of my dorm,” Caterina Tatti, … Continue reading International Students Speak Out Amid Crisis

Students Adjust to New Realities of Online Classes

Samantha Hart and Gabriella Squitieri Lifestyle Editor and Guest Writer Special to The Equinox Fairleigh Dickinson University, like many other universities, has canceled on-campus activities and has moved classes online for the remainder of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students are experiencing a wide range of emotions regarding this change and to social-distancing measures.   “I feel that I am missing out on … Continue reading Students Adjust to New Realities of Online Classes

S-CAPS Provides Advice and Help During Pandemic

By Madison Martinez  Staff Writer For most of the students and faculty on the FDU campus, the switch to online courses and from spending hours outside with friends to having to stay at home as much as possible has been something never experienced before. It has been about two weeks since the dawn of this reality, and it is important for student’s to get into … Continue reading S-CAPS Provides Advice and Help During Pandemic

Students Fret About All-Online Learning

By Elizabeth Scalzo Entertainment Editor  After the email blast from President Christopher Capuano on March 10, FDU students have questions concerning the move to all-online instruction and the future of their classes, as well as that for on-campus student organizations and clubs.  On Tuesday, the university opted to go to virtual learning and close the campus to students while remaining open after spring break to … Continue reading Students Fret About All-Online Learning