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The Student News Site of John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Sentinel

The Student News Site of John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The Sentinel

John Jay College President Karol V. Mason.
President Mason On How the College Turns the Corner on Covid
John Jay leader also reflects on how her administration managed the start of the pandemic.
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • March 6, 2022

Nearly two years since the pandemic began, John Jay enters perhaps its most hopeful period. Starting on March 7, CUNY will no longer require mask-wearing on its campuses. I spoke with John Jay President Karol V. Mason about the...

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Students at the Spring Involvement Fair hosted at Hound Square, NB.
CUNY to Lift On-Campus Mask Mandate
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • March 5, 2022

On March 4, CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez announced that CUNY would no longer require mask-wearing on its campuses in response to revised guidance issued by the CDC last week.  The policy change follows the...

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The Unjust Game of Reselling Sneakers
The Unjust Game of Reselling Sneakers
Kayla Ortiz, Writer • February 22, 2022

Imagine missing a sneaker release, where the retail price is about $160. You go online to look for other places to buy the sneaker and come to find out that it's reselling for $300+. The sneaker reselling business is beneficial...

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John Jay to Host a Joint In-Person Commencement for Pandemic-Era Graduates
John Jay to Host a Joint In-Person Commencement for Pandemic-Era Graduates
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • February 8, 2022

At today’s February Town Hall Meeting, John Jay President Karol V. Mason announced the college's plan to host a joint in-person commencement for the graduating classes of ’20, ’21, and ’22. “Thankfully, we have brought...

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Students entering the Gerald W Lynch Theater, New Building.
John Jay Replaces Low-Enrolled Classes with Online Options
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • January 31, 2022

UPDATED on 2/6/2022 Two weeks before the start of the spring semester, CUNY Provost Daniel Lemons announced that the goal for in-person classes was lowered to 55-60% from the original goal of 70%.  “Individual campuses...

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