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‘The planning is exhausting’: International students discuss challenges of arriving on College Hill during pandemic

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‘The planning is exhausting’: International students discuss challenges of arriving on College Hill during pandemic

June 2, 2021 1 comment

When Xinyu Yan ’24 realized that the U.S. Embassy in China was not going to open in time for her to obtain a visa for the summer semester, she decided to take an unconventional route.

As COVID-19 continues to ravage India, students weigh in

News, University News

As COVID-19 continues to ravage India, students weigh in

May 25, 2021 0 comments

As the second wave of COVID-19 infections continues in India, images of devastating loss — such as people lining up outside hospitals with empty oxygen cylinders — have captured the world’s attention. 

As the first week of the first offering of a full semester in the Summer, students express different opinions on campus public health guidelines as well as course offerings and summer learning.

News, University News

One week in, students offer mixed opinions on summer term

May 24, 2021 2 comments

Unlike in previous years, summer on College Hill is bustling with students taking full-time courses, which began May 13. All first-years and some sophomores are spending this summer fully enrolled in classes as part of the University’s de-densified tri-semester system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supervisors demonstrate different aspects of the granola cooking process, and the trainees can simply watch and replicate these procedures as they navigate their new positions despite language barriers.

Metro, News

More than just granola: how Beautiful Day supports refugees while making snacks

March 29, 2021 0 comments

Programs like Beautiful Day provide vital support even after governmental assistance ends a few months after refugees arrive, according to Beautiful Day Director of Strategic Partnerships Rebecca Garland.

"By tying residence to school access, what we're doing is effectively tying opportunity ... to family background," Peter Rich said, during a colloqium hosted by the Sociology Department Tuesday.

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Peter Rich discusses role of educational boundaries in perpetuating racial disparities

March 9, 2021 1 comment

Nearly 70 years ago, the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka deemed racial segregation in schools unconstitutional.