Black Lives Matter

Kabria (right) and sister, Caitlin (left) protesting Feature by Kabria Dame I was asked to write this paper a week ago, but during that time I was very angry, scared, lost, numb. I did not know how to put exactly how I felt onto paper. I wanted to make sure that the people reading this … Continue reading Black Lives Matter

Silver Linings Despite Abroad Cancelation

By: Morgan Biles When my friend first told me that the Coronavirus started spreading outside of China, I wasn't initially worried. I wasn't going to let a little bug stop me from enjoying my semester abroad in Amsterdam. But by late February, the mood in Europe started to shift. What's that phrase? We make plans … Continue reading Silver Linings Despite Abroad Cancelation

Living, Teaching, and Finding Community Despite Madrid Quarantine

A Greeting from Madrid: WhatsApp voice message from Riordan's student Julia By: Tim Riordan I have been procrastinating in writing this piece for a bit because I think by doing so I am admitting that my life has changed — and because I tend to procrastinate.  After studying abroad in Alicante, Spain, and a positive … Continue reading Living, Teaching, and Finding Community Despite Madrid Quarantine

Parisppany College Connect: Building College Resources Despite Campus Closures

By: Czar Alexei Sepe Living in New Jersey, we've been pretty hard-hit by the Coronavirus pandemic. Of course, you can look up the morbid statistics or read about the tragic stories from my state, but I know from first-hand experience that it's bad — both of my parents are nurses working on the front lines. … Continue reading Parisppany College Connect: Building College Resources Despite Campus Closures

Sweden’s Alternative Approach to COVID-19, Balancing Normal

A Swedish university student’s perspective Feature by Victor Carlsson It is easy to dismiss and criticize how the Swedish government has decided to deal with the current COVID-19 situation, and many have. Skeptics spanning all over the world have called it “irresponsible” and “disastrous,” but I look out the window and don’t see ghost-like deserted … Continue reading Sweden’s Alternative Approach to COVID-19, Balancing Normal