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Air Pollution Abates During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Shanee Goldman ‘23, Staff Writer While COVID-19 has infected millions of people and spurred mass unemployment, the pandemic has also drastically reduced air pollution. The lockdown of countries around the globe has, quite literally, cleared the air. Worldwide, air pollution is at remarkably low levels. Lauri Myllyvirta, an analyst […]

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Heschel Not to Reopen Before Summer

By Anna Dubey ‘21, Editor-in-Chief No Heschel buildings will reopen in the last few months of the semester, ruling out the possibility of returning to in-person school this year. There will also be no end-of-year gathering in person, though plans are in the works for a Final Breakfast celebration over […]

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States Begin Reopening

By Shanee Goldman ‘23, Staff Writer Just over three months after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the U.S., some parts of America are gradually beginning to reopen. On April 24, Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia allowed self-care facilities and gyms to resume business, although there are over […]

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Grocery Stores Enforce Safety Measures

By Neri Frank ‘23, Assistant Layout Editor In an effort to limit large gatherings and minimize the spread of COVID-19, the government has mandated that all non-essential businesses close indefinitely. Essential businesses like grocery stores remain open, but with an epidemic as contagious as the coronavirus, even shopping for food […]

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Gym Teachers Encourage Healthy Habits

By Ruby Kazam ‘23, Staff Writer  Since Heschel’s closure in early March, much of the Heschel community has stayed  trapped inside their homes, leading to a decrease in people’s activity. During these trying times, it is prudent that we remain as active as possible to continue to be healthy and […]

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Prospective Grading Policies Spark Controversy

By Zoe Singer ‘23, Assistant News Editor  As virtual school becomes the new normal and Heschel adapts to a different form of learning, students and teachers feel the need to establish a new, clear grading system. Zoom has enabled the Heschel community to continue learning, while also staying informed and […]

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Local Businesses Tackle Coronavirus Crisis

By Emma Jonas ‘23, Online Editor  The coronavirus pandemic has altered the lives of all Americans. Not only have lives been lost and all social gatherings forbidden, but the United States economy is struggling in unprecedented ways. The economy has shut down. Since the start of the shutdown, there have […]