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Vaping Epidemic is leaving the Country up in Smoke

Vaping Epidemic is leaving the Country up in Smoke

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

September 13, 2019

By now, everyone has heard of the “vaping epidemic” that is taking the country by storm. Over the past few months, over 450 people have been hospitalized due to vaping and e-cigarettes, and at least six people have been pronounced dead due to “mysterious lung illness," according to The Washington...

Dining Services Strive to Reduce Plastic Waste

Dining Services Strive to Reduce Plastic Waste

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

September 13, 2019

As the dangers of climate change and global warming are becoming more and more prevalent, people everywhere are beginning to change their ways to become more environmentally conscious and reduce the amount of waste they produce. This year, all of the dining centers on campus have also taken that ini...

Writing Courses Pilot New Grading System

Writing Courses Pilot New Grading System

Stefano Ausenda, Distribution Manager/Opinion Editor

September 13, 2019

During one of the staff writing workshops that Pace University’s Pleasantville campus held over the summer intersession, the staff within the university’s English department constructed a 13-page contract for some students enrolled in the department’s core writing courses. The contract explained...

Unclear road ahead as Honors College loses both Director and Advisor

Unclear road ahead as Honors College loses both Director and Advisor

Callie Anderson, News Editor

August 25, 2019

This fall, not only are first years transitioning to Pace, but the Pforzheimer Honors College is transitioning to a new year without its director, Dr. Susan Dinan, and its advisor, Tom Mooseker. At the end of last April, it was announced that Dinan and Mooseker would not be returning to Pace. Dinan...

New Veteran’s Center on Pleasantville Campus

Alexis Nieman, Media Editor

August 24, 2019

There are some changes coming to the Kessel Student Center this school year. Specifically, the Pace Pleasantville Bookstore. Starting this Fall, the bookstore will be transforming part of their space into a Veteran's Center, to help serve Veterans that are a part of the Pace community. There will be s...

President Krislov to teach two classes this fall      

President Krislov to teach two classes this fall      

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2019

This fall, President Marvin Krislov will teach a section of University 101, the required first year course at the Pleasantville campus, along with a class on election law at Pace Law School. “My parents were educators, and I’ve always believed that education has a powerful ability to transform...

Pace partners with Allied Universal as their new campus security provider

Pace partners with Allied Universal as their new campus security provider

Christina Bubba, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2019

As of August 16, Pace University officially switched security providers from Winfield Security Corporation to Allied Universal. This new security company will be the sole provider of safety and security services for all Pace campuses. According to an email blast sent by the Executive Director of Safety...

The Provost’s Plan for Pleasantville

The Provost’s Plan for Pleasantville

Callie Anderson, News Editor

May 11, 2019

A first-year leader at Pace is looking to shake up Pleasantville to capitalize on its strengths and market opportunities. Provost Vanya Quiñones is heading into into her second year with a Pleasantville Plan that she proposed at a Faculty Council meeting this past Friday. Provost Quiñones came to...

Federal Sanctions Skyrocket Gas Prices: How it Impacts Students

Federal Sanctions Skyrocket Gas Prices: How it Impacts Students

Callie Anderson, News Editor

May 11, 2019

Pulling up to a gas pump to fill up a gas tank may always induce some stress, but recently, gas prices have been rapidly increasing and could, as a result, be inducing more stress than normal. Gas prices began steadily rising in New York ever since the Trump Administration announced that they would...

Pleasantville Disposes of Plastic Bags to Help the Environment

Pleasantville Disposes of Plastic Bags to Help the Environment

Callie Anderson, News Editor

May 4, 2019

Starting next semester, when Pace students go grocery shopping at Key Food, they will not be able to bring their groceries back to campus using plastic bags. Currently, shoppers can buy plastic bags when checking out, but starting on August 1, only recyclable paper bags will be available for purchase. Starting...

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