Kayla Betacchini, Assistant Director for Orientation and Transitions in SDCA, and Caitlin Galvin, a master’s student at the University of Maine who is living on campus while doing a summer internship in the area, chat at the Kessel Student Center, June 22, 2021. Kessel is already showing signs of loosening restrictions, such as uncovering the pool table.

Fall semester policy update: No masks or social distancing, vaccination required

Sequoia Cumming, Editor In Chief June 22, 2021

Pace University President Marvin Krislov released updated policies on mask mandates and vaccinations in a statement addressed to the Pace community Tuesday morning. Pace’s “normal return” is assisted...

An Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Pace University has officially mandated students to show a proof of vaccination for the fall semester.

Pace Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for All Students, Faculty Strongly Advised

Ibrahim Aksoy, Contributing Writer April 26, 2021

Pace has announced that all students will be required to show proof of coronavirus vaccination before the beginning of the fall semester in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Pace is planning...

Pace has officially announced its plans for this year's graduating classes!

Pace Releases Official Commencement Plans

Emily Teixeira April 21, 2021

On April 16, Pace University released their official plan for this year’s commencement ceremonies. The virtual ceremony will take place on May 17 at 1 p.m.  Pace Board of Trustee chairman Mark Besca...

Last year Individual departments also held their own ceremony for students via Zoom, in addition to Pace's webinar commencement. 
This year, commencement will consist of a virtual ceremony and a series of in-person events currently in development.

In-person Senior Events to take Place alongside Virtual Ceremony

Emily Teixeira April 2, 2021

Pace University announced via email that this year’s commencement ceremony would take place virtually earlier in March. As of right now, specific plans are still in the works, however, according to...

An Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Pace University has officially mandated students to show a proof of vaccination for the fall semester.

COVID-19 vaccines eligibility increases; Closer to ‘Herd Immunity’

Ibrahim Aksoy, Contributing Writer March 28, 2021

Less than one year after the first coronavirus case was confirmed in the United States, a massive vaccination campaign has been launched by Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. With Oxford AstraZeneca...

Wave of violence strikes the Asian American community

Wave of violence strikes the Asian American community

Sandra Chen March 23, 2021

Physical assault, verbal abuse, and murder are just some examples of the acts of violence faced by Asian Americans nationwide in the past year. The recent shooting rampage that targeted spas in the...

After a year of living with the pandemic, students reflect on their experiences.

One Year Later…a look back on the year COVID took over the world.

A look at where students were when the pandemic started and where they are now
Emily Teixeira March 15, 2021

As of March 10, 2021, Pace surpassed the one-year anniversary of when they announced that they would be suspending in person operations in response to COVID-19. Although Pace quickly transitioned to remote...

High cost of attendance pushes more students to take on loans, which adds up $1.6 billion education loans.

Rising Tuition, Low Wages: How One Generation Bears the Cost of Student Loans

Ibrahim Aksoy March 15, 2021

Just over 50 days ago, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States.  Biden stated that Congress should forgive $10,000 in student debt for all borrowers. Though Mr. Biden has...

Roommates Sara Banasiak (left) and Kylie Karsay.

Pace modifies Guest Policy following low COVID-19 positivity rates

Brianne Gonzalez March 14, 2021

On March 9, Dean for Students Rachel Carpenter and Associate Dean Alerie Tirsch sent out an email to inform Pace residential students about an adjustment to the residential housing guest policy. This update...

Wind turbines in Missouri.

Recent Power Shortages Teaches New Lessons About Clean Energy

Ibrahim Aksoy, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

After severe winter storms hit the United States in mid-February, some states were not prepared for the extreme cold temperatures. Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma faced their coldest winters in decades....

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