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The solution to narrow the digital divide is to reframe “Access”

Schools in the 21st century are still being treated as money-making machines. As public schools in the U.S. become more and more diverse, inequities and injustices still exist within our schools, societies, and world. As technology advances, we believe that it is an important tool children should become accustomed to using at a young age. […]

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Mental Health Matters: What CUNY is doing to support its students

As the COVID-19 global pandemic persists, CUNY students and other students nationwide continue to grapple with prevailing uncertainty, fear, anxiety and depression. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines mental health as our emotional, social and psychological well-being. Mental health has experienced a sharp overall decline as a result of the widespread effects of […]

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The road to recovery: How NYC restaurants are facing the COVID-19 crisis

The remnants of the global pandemic have severely affected the restaurant industry in New York City, leading to a new protective measure that allows restaurants to gradually recuperate by adding a surcharge after an unprecedented statewide shutdown of non-essential businesses.  The New York State Restaurant Association’s (NYSRA) reports revealed that as of April 16, 527,000 […]

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How are college presidents handling COVID-19?

When pressed about the potential pressure to begin filtering students back onto campus after several months away, Queens College President Frank H. Wu was blunt in his answer:  “Please don’t come to campus.”  This straightforward response may lack the sense of hope one might expect from an administration member, despite its roots in science over […]

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NYU medical residents receive no hazard pay during pandemic

Medical residency is the final stretch of the higher education marathon required to become a practicing physician in the United States. Even in the best of times, residency is notorious for its grueling hours, low wages, and a culture that discourages trainees from demanding better conditions. When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the already arduous position […]

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BRITAIN CONTENDS WITH BREXIT AND COVID

A war on two fronts: the United Kingdom’s protracted divorce from the European Union has been made all the more complicated by the ever-intrusive pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has spared no nation in the world, especially the United Kingdom (UK). According to UK government records, as of September 25, just under 42,000 people have succumbed […]

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Op-Ed: NYC, We Will Bounce Back

The COVID-19 pandemic has unquestionably taken a toll on both the general morale and financial standings of cities across the United States. The vibrant and crowded New York City was hit particularly hard, suffering over 250 thousand cases of the virus and over 23 thousand unfortunate COVID-19 related deaths. As a result of pandemic guidelines, […]

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