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FDU Hosts First Virtual Convocation

By Amaya Morales Managing Editor  FDU’s 79th annual Academic Convocation, like classes, was virtual this year,  streamed for all on YouTube.  The ceremonies revolved around the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic with a glimpse of hope for a future together  on campus. Three awards were given out to […]

FDU Forum Prepares Students for Online Experience

By Naniyah McClain Staff Writer  Seventy-six students nervously watched their screens Wednesday, Aug. 19, as 12 faculty members and advisors gave instructions during the FDU Student Forum on Best Practices for Remote Learning. Students will depend on more apps than usual this year. The forum was hosted to […]

How to Improve Online Classes

By Nancy Sanchez-Diaz Entertainment Editor In Monday’s general meeting, The Equinox staff members were asked to engage in a flash poll and describe what makes a good online class. This is what they had to say: Elizabeth Scalzo “Class discussions about relevant topics.” Jasper Macatulad “Visual aids and […]

Zoom Causes Trouble for Users Across the U.S.

By Amaya Morales Managing Editor Week 2 of online classes got off to a bumpy start as professors and students failed to connect via Zoom on Monday morning.  As the Zoom connectivity issues became apparent, students and faculty received an email Tech Alert regarding the matter at 9:59 […]

How Much Do Presidential Conventions Matter?

By Johnathan MillerStaff Writer A week after the Democratic National Convention (DNC), the Republican Party launches its convention today, Aug. 24, signaling the fall campaign of the 2020 presidential election. Conventions mark the start of the general election since they are held in the summer and bring a […]