Back to school for international students in their home countries means Zoom classes in the middle of the night and a fight to stay awake. Vish Yadav, an New York University student is back home in Pune, India and dealing with time zone changes that make attending and being alert for classes a struggle. He […]
NYU students of color are struggling months after the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and having to face head on the cries of racial injustice that are sweeping the country and the backlash. Sonali Burns, a junior, said that the heaviness of the murders didn’t impact her at first because she […]
When 26-year-old Teesha Robinson logged on to Zoom for her first day of remote teaching, on August 24, she was hesitant. As she prepared to welcome her fifth grade students to their virtual classroom, a sudden crash on the east coast Zoom network halted all operations. This left Robinson unnerved, scrambling to reassure parents and […]
U.S. colleges switching to online learning is sending those who choose to continue their studies to some very dark places. “I’ve never been more depressed,” laughed Gisele Martin, 18, an New York University sophomore studying remotely from her home. “I have never been so directly challenged as I have by this pandemic…it’s crazy that I […]
Laredo, Texas – Mexicans in search of a stable income during an economic downturn, aggravated by a global pandemic, have resorted to crossing the border twice a week to have their blood drawn at US plasma centers. Commercial plasma centers are attracting men and women from across the border in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, by advertising […]
New York City’s youngest raised their voice to protest against police brutality, Andrea Pineda-Salgado reports.
At the 35th push-up, Dante Smith started to fatigue. Normally his teammates would be clustered around him, urging Smith to complete his set, which usually would reach 50 push-ups. Instead, he was alone, completing the workout in the driveway at his house in Charleston, South Carolina. If he was at the gym, he would have […]
Can New Yorkers feel safe riding the subway now that New York is in Phase Two? Andrea Pineda-Salgado reports.
New York City is a ghost town. The empire state is the country’s epicenter for covid-19, the illness caused by SARS-CoV-2 (one of many coronaviruses), with a total of 335,000 infections as of May 9, according to Intelligencer. The Big Apple alone is enduring 178,776 cases, according to The City. Now, sidewalks once littered with pedestrians are barren in the […]
After months of stay-at-home orders, the much-awaited process of reopening has begun, and many world leaders hope to see their citizens don not only masks, but also bike helmets when they emerge back out on the streets. On May 6, Boris Johnson told Parliament that he hoped to see a “golden age of cycling” in […]