Category: Student Lifestyle

Class Registration Causes Major Stress Before Finals

By Elizabeth Scalzo News Editor  Registration for fall 2020 classes, which began April 27 at 8 a.m., has frustrated students. Jennifer Malti, a sophomore majoring in communications, told The Equinox that she found out about changes from friends.   “I was ready to register days in advance until I […]

Post-Coronavirus Job Concerns Weigh on Graduating Seniors

By Justin Rimpi Managing Editor COVID-19, or novel coronavirus, is causing great uncertainty for individuals all over the world. The recent events surrounding the pandemic are especially concerning for graduating seniors who are entering a world, a working world, that is so uncertain. Many seniors are coming face-to-face […]

FDU Keeps Up School Spirit Virtually

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer The Coronavirus epidemic has driven the United States to take drastic measures to contain the virus—leading to the shutdown of universities nationwide, including Fairleigh Dickinson University. While courses have shifted to online, the difference is undeniable.  However, campus events are not cancelled, […]

FDU Staff Still Offers Student Support — at a Distance

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic forced abrupt changes in universities around the globe. Professors at FDU are expected to adapt their coursework to a new remote instruction. Though lessons and materials can always be adapted to some extent, it is unclear how non-academic departments […]

International Students Speak Out Amid Crisis

By Jhoana T. Merino-Martinez Staff Writer ​The shift to remote classes affected the entire FDU community, yet the process is different for a student who is from a different country.  These students have additional stresses, including housing and for different reasons.  “I got worried immediately when classes began […]