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Moving out of college is typically a time of mixed feelings — nostalgia for the good times, and optimism for the road ahead. Normally, it tends to happen at the end of the semester, but these are not normal times. After Manhattan College decided to close its campus for the rest of the semester March 17, administrators told students they had until March 27 to  clear their dorms. more
Jacqui Harari and her American Studies softball teammates had just finished a preseason scrimmage against Bronx Science back on March 11, and the senior outfielder was stoked for what was expected to be a special season for the Senators. more
For a college basketball coach, this time of year is usually like Christmas, Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July all rolled into one. Not only would the NCAA Tournament be in full swing, but coaches not participating in the Big Dance would hit the recruiting trail to load up their roster for next season. There would be extensive travel, countless in-home visits with recruits and their families, and a plethora of high school games to be viewed in order to uncover a program’s next jewel or two. more
We know that it's hard to get out and get a paper, and not everyone is getting the paper at home (but maybe you should!) more
In a period of just over two weeks, New York City businesses have had to think fast as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio moved to enforce social distancing in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in the city. more
It took days of back-and-forth. But on Sunday, March 15, the announcement was made: Public schools in New York City were closing until at least the end of April. And hopefully, by then, the pandemic involving the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could be a part of classrooms’ history lessons. more
Schools, offices, and restaurants are all trying to adapt to new rules set by New York’s governor and mayor as they try to “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. There are some things that aren’t so concrete, however. While students will log into Google Classroom or attend lectures on the online conferencing app Zoom, and office workers check emails from home, there are entire movements also shifting online. more
Lou Gehrig didn’t like to call in sick. The New York Yankees legend didn’t miss a single game between June 1, 1925 and May 2, 1939. A stretch of 2,130 consecutive games, and a streak that would take nearly 60 years to topple. Not far from the Fieldston home where Gehrig spent his final years, another streak was starting. This wasn’t an amazing athlete never missing a game. Instead, it was (we hope) an amazing newspaper never missing a week. more
With more and more people staying home, and more even "essential" businesses like restaurants and cafes not able to keep going with just takeout and delivery, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is set to drastically reduce service while calling on Congress to earmark billions of dollars to keep the system solvent. more
If you're a homeowner and the bank still has an interest in your property, Gov. Andrew Cuomo saw to it that you won't have to worry about your mortgage for the next three months during the coronavirus crisis. more
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