THE PACE CHRONICLE

“This Campus Is Pretty Dead,” How Commuters Feel The Change On Campus

Kiersten McGovern stands in front of nearly empty Kessel Student Center. McGovern says it is harder for commuters to make friends this semester.

Ibrahim Aksoy, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2020

Pace is among the many American colleges that have resumed in-person classes with virtually-supported hybrid courses. Yet life on campus seems to have restarted for the first time since mid-march. Despite that, commuter students have a different perspective on  current campus life. “Honestly, th...

A first-year perspective on attending college in a pandemic

Bellantoni and Micela’s family unit. (Left to right: Arielle Gallucci, Hailey Killian, Daniela Bellantoni, Alyssa Bellantoni, Nicole Micela).

Jj Perdido, Sports Editor

September 19, 2020

The current higher education situation is anything but normal, but it displays a different experience for college freshman. There are many things that a student must adapt to during their first semester in college. For freshman this year, adhering to a new form of learning as well as a new way of...

Alpha Phi Delta Holds Annual 9/11 Candlelight Vigil

Brothers of Alpha Phi Delta after holding their annual Candelight Vigil joined by Colonel Pete Riley (back left).

Jj Perdido, Sports Editor

September 19, 2020

Brothers of the Gamma Iota chapter of Alpha Phi Delta held their annual Candlelight Vigil in commemoration of the tragedies from Sept. 11, 2001. A far back as active brothers can remember, the Vigil has become a tradition for the fraternity. It has been practiced at Pace for the past 10 to 15 years. The...

Mortola Library Events Gone Virtual

Alexis Friedman

September 18, 2020

  In the age of COVID-19, society is coping with the fact that meatspace has been substituted by cyberspace. However, there are a few that quickly managed to adapt to the changing circumstances, and were able to find their niche in this uncertain time. Mortola Library, the main (and sole) library on the Pleasantv...

Meet Dean Tresmaine Grimes

Pace University welcomes Tresamaine Grimes as its new dean of both Dyson College of arts and Sciences and the School of Education.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2020

This semester, Pace welcomes Tresmaine Grimes as the new dean of both Dyson College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education. Grimes describes her role as that of a facilitator, ensuring that these branches of Pace are financially stable, that students get what they paid for, and that faculty...

Week of Welcome Continues with Social Distancing Rules

Week of Welcome Continues with Social Distancing Rules

Ibrahim Aksoy

September 8, 2020

Pace University’s traditional Week of Welcome (WOW)  took place as the campus welcomes new students and resumes in-person classes in a hybrid format. WOW was conducted for the first time during a pandemic, which caused Pace to impose strict social distancing and safety protocols to keep each attendee...

Pace senior and sexual assault survivor inspires sex education reform

Kerry Mannix, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2020

SELDEN, N.Y. -  On June 24, 2020, Pace senior Julia Cancilla shared her story as a survivor of sexual assault via Twitter. This sparked a movement within the community surrounding Cancilla’s alma mater, Newfield High School.  The mission involves reforming sex and consent education within that high school, high sc...

Programming Board holds annual 42nd Street Party

Alexis Friedman

September 8, 2020

Students have compiled onto Pace's campus for the fall semester, even though in-person classes have been reduced. However even with social distancing guidelines, students will still find a way to have fun. On Friday, the Programming Board held their annual 42nd Street Party on Miller lawn. There was...

Senior vs Freshman: The pandemic effect

Signs outside of past hangout spots limit the number of people to a room.

Gina Gelchie

September 8, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused universities all over the world to rethink daily operations as an institution. Pace University was one of the many that needed to make decisions about the educational, social, and residential policies on campus. Many of these decisions included hybrid learning, social...

Remembering Marijo Russel O’Grady

Marijo Russel O'Grady, Pace's associate VP of Student Affairs and Dean for students on the city campus, lost her life to breast cancer earlier this month. She is remembered as a bright, caring individual who walked through life full of energy and compassion.

Emily Teixeira, Contributing Writer

August 23, 2020

Earlier this month, Marijo Russel O’Grady, Pace’s associate vice president of Student Affairs and Dean for Students on the New York City Campus, lost her life to breast cancer. Her colleagues remember her fondly, as a bright, caring spirit, who marched through life filled with energy and compassion. “I...

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