Why Did the Dean of the Most Diverse Law School in the Country Cancel Herself?

Was it the unfortunate use of a single word? Or something far more complicated?

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What Zoom Does to Campus Conflicts Over Israel and Free Speech

As battles over Israel and the Palestinian territories have migrated online, technology has scrambled the debate.

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Good News About the Coronavirus Vaccine Is Becoming Contagious

Polls show that pervasive skepticism is melting, partly because of the high efficacy rates in trials and the images of real people getting the shot.

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1.1 Million New Yorkers Voted Early. Lines and Covid Didn’t Stop Them.

New York City residents were enthusiastic about their first chance to cast early ballots in a presidential election, but 88 polling sites weren’t enough.

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How Windows Have Caused Anxiety at Hunter College Schools During Pandemic

The building that is home to Manhattan’s Hunter College High temporarily closed after three students tested positive for the virus.

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C.E.O.s Pledge to Hire 100,000 Low-Income and Minority New Yorkers

A new nonprofit, the New York Jobs C.E.O. Council, will work with universities, the city and other groups to create new curriculums and apprenticeships over the next decade.

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CUNY Must Be Saved From Needless Budget Cuts

CUNY must be saved from needless cuts.

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What We Lose When We Go From the Classroom to Zoom

Like other utopian dreams, the fiction of equality has its value.

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‘An Eviction Notice’: Chaos After Colleges Tell Students to Stay Away

One after the other, like dominoes, colleges announced that because of coronavirus fears, they were suspending classes and asking students to pack up and go.

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