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Masters family battles COVID-19 at home

Denis Sadrijaj '22 and his father working together outside in the yard. During quarantine, Sadrjijaj's family has had to cope with their father getting the COVID-19 virus.
May 14, 2020

Testing for the coronavirus can be frightening, but sophomore Denis Sadrijaj found out during spring break that his father had tested positive for the virus. For weeks, Sadrijaj has been living with his...

COVID-19 concerns force Broadway to go dark

After New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo's order not to gather in large groups was set in place, live entertainment industries, including Broadway, were forced to go dark and stop shows.
May 11, 2020

It’s been 54 days since Broadway’s last spotlight went dark. This crisis has not only had an impact on the performers but creative teams, musicians, directors and programs. Throughout history, Broadway...

Distance learning alters international students’ schedules

A map of the world shows the variances in time zones across the areas where Masters students are residing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 5, 2020

With the recent events surrounding COVID-19, the closure of Masters and the dorms, many of the international students are facing challenges with the online schooling that has been put into place. Most...

European study suggests different social distancing rules for runners

This graphic illustrates the distance germs and bacteria (like COVID-19) can spread when one runs.
May 2, 2020

While it is understood that six feet apart is the optimal distance two individuals must be from each other in order to adhere to proper social distancing protocols, a recent study has brought into question...

Stay-at-home orders lead to soaring screen time levels for students

Screen time levels during quarantine have increased dramatically because of new-found free time and online learning requirements.
April 26, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children ages 11 and above spend no more than two hours a day in front of a screen. However, according to a 2018 report from the Pew Research Center,...

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