How did professional beekeepers in Ohio adapt to teaching their craft during the pandemic, and why is this hobby so important to maintain?
Meer’s Pies: A Pandemic Business Laura Measher Amira Daoud, like many, started “quarantine baking” during the COVID-19 pandemic. But then they took it a step further. In a time of economic struggle, particularly for small businesses, they opened Meer’s Pies, an Instagram-based pie shop for pick-up and delivery in NYC.
A year ago, ninety, bleary-eyed New York University students living in Paris were told they had 48 hours to get on a flight home or risk being stuck in France as a deadly virus spread like wildfire. Fast asleep in their dorms, they were awakened at 3:00 a.m. with phone calls, furious knocks on dorm […]
Freshman Myles Clark remembers being at a fraternity party with a tight-knit group of friends at Santa Clara University last March. That day, he had no way of knowing his school would soon be disruptively shifting his college experience online. Like the millions of students around the country, Clark has experienced a massive disruption in […]
The city that never sleeps has been sleeping for over a year, and for the thousands with jobs tied to the New York nightclub industry not much has changed since last March. From promoters to DJs to bartenders, nightclub workers have been left jobless for over a year through the health pandemic caused by Covid-19. […]
Since the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic a year ago, the $29 billion travel industry has dramatically altered how people move across cities and states due to new health regulations. Travelers today are prioritizing safety as a top consideration when evaluating their vacation plans. For the majority of Americans pre-pandemic, public health was […]
Lauren Williams, head of operations at Metrograph, one of the first theaters to close its doors in New York City, had no idea it would be more than a year before she could ever walk back into the famous independent theater in Chinatown. “I went in on the last day to close,” said Williams. “This […]
It took nearly three weeks for East New York, Brooklyn resident Jason Minnis to get his mother-in-law a vaccine appointment in their majority-black neighborhood. Many others aren’t as lucky. Since the first vaccine rollout late last year, the widening disparity in the vaccination rates among Black communities in New York has only worsened. Part of […]
A year into the pandemic, New York University professors have adjusted to their new teaching landscape. They’ve mastered the technical aspects of conducting lessons over virtual platforms. They’ve experimented with creative ways to redesign their classes to create more Zoom-friendly content. And they’ve created pockets of community wherever possible. But these professors can’t take another […]
On the morning of March 11, 2020, the headline story was expected to be Harvey Weinstein’s sentencing. However, what followed turned out to be the most hectic days of the coronavirus yet. On that Wednesday, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus to be a global pandemic, Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive, which […]