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The Sentinel

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 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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Tzvia Waronker
Students Raise Concerns About Returning to Campus Where Not Everyone is Vaccinated
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • January 20, 2022

Recent data showed that 348 faculty and staff members were unvaccinated as of January 12, as the deadline for students to upload their vaccination proof passed on January 18. The data obtained and reviewed by The Sentinel showed...

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New Building Entrance, Lloyd Sealy Library.
CUNY's Reopening Guidelines and Reclosing Protocols Makes Drawbacks in On-Campus Presence Unlikely
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • January 12, 2022

After Governor Hochul announced several new mandates, including requiring all CUNY and SUNY faculty to be vaccinated, CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez addressed the CUNY community as its campuses set up parameters...

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Governor Hochul Announces a Vaccine Mandate for CUNY and SUNY Faculty as Calls for Workplace Flexibility Continue
Governor Hochul Announces a Vaccine Mandate for CUNY and SUNY Faculty as Calls for Workplace Flexibility Continue
James Van Bramer, Managing Editor • January 3, 2022

On December 31, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a vaccine mandate for CUNY and SUNY faculty as part of her five-part Winter Surge Plan 2.0. While most faculty members supported the decision, it added to many members'...

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