Tagged - COVID-19

UR’s COVID-19 budget cuts lead to faculty frustrations

Though the cuts were necessary given the financial strains caused by the pandemic, they caused some indirect consequences for faculty in both the short and the long run.

Online courses don’t have to be a pain

In a hybrid world, technological aptitude is an important aspect of teaching, and we need Zoom courses to work in order to get our money’s worth.

COVID-19 steals the spotlight from performance ensembles

We’re jigsaw pieces of the same ensemble that don’t quite fit as well as they used to. Cues and chord changes are lost in translation, and sometimes I just feel lost in general. 

The marginalizing power of Unemployment

I can take care of myself well enough. I’ve always believed that. But so often the people who are supposed to help me take care of me haven’t done so.

UR needs to do better on reporting COVID-19 cases

We should not have to read between the lines to know how safe our University is.

Laundry room etiquette during COVID-19

It’s already a sin to take someone’s wet clothes out of the washer (and not put them in a dryer), but it’s even worse to do that when we’re in a pandemic.

UR offers free COVID-19 testing to students participating in recent protests

According to Dudman, as of Sept. 17, 102 students participating in protests have been tested for COVID-19 through this free testing scheme.

URMC COVID-19 vaccine trials paused

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is joining hospitals around the world in conducting a phase 3 clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine, known as AZD1222.

What the Woodward tapes reveal about Trump’s persona

The presidency has become a show that we pay with our votes to see.

How the highway to hell has changed for COVID

Even though I’m in Hell this semester, and not lurking in the tunnels, don’t despair! I’ll be holding Zoom sessions for you to get taken care of.