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How’s Remote Learning From Remote Lands?

How’s Remote Learning From Remote Lands?

By Estela Santos Torres, Copy Editor June 18, 2021

Over the past year, many UNIS students have chosen to do fully remote learning. For some, it was the distance from their home to school that impacted their choice. There are students currently living in...

Time stops and the city goes to sleep.

A Most Difficult Year: 2020 in 12 Photos

June 9, 2021

From wildfires in Australia to tensions in Iran at the beginning of the 2020, to the pandemic and its various stages, to the Black Lives Matter movement and much more—every aspect of our world underwent...

Covid Protocols – Real or Performative?

Covid Protocols – Real or Performative?

By Robert Zeleny, Writer March 15, 2021

In an interview with UNISVerse earlier this year, Dr. Brenner said, “Last week we tested almost 1,800 people – we got no positive tests. That suggests we’re not spreading disease among ourselves.”...

An Absurd Existence: Life During a Pandemic

An Absurd Existence: Life During a Pandemic

By Carlos Tavares, Writer March 1, 2021

Images created by Julie Wang The Absurd is the eternal conflict that humanity faces. It is the eternal conflict between the human attempting to find purpose in life and being unable to; of desiring...

You Are Cleared For School: A Look at the Ruvna Survey

You Are Cleared For School: A Look at the Ruvna Survey

By Sophia Lenczowski, Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2021

You just arrived at school. You walk to the front of school where you approach Mr. Aaron and show him the QR code from your just-filled-out Ruvna health screening survey, or maybe you don’t. Maybe you...

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The UNISVerse Interview: Dr. Brenner on the Vaccine

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2021

After a year of COVID-19 disruptions, the promise of a long-awaited vaccine brought hope to many during the holiday season. With the COVID-19 infection rates continuing to rise in many parts of the world...

Little Cupcake Bakeshop had a few customers, cupcakes, and a Food & Wine Magazine proclaiming it has

A Walk Through Soho – The Pandemic and Businesses in Photographs

By Maya Din January 3, 2021

Taking a brisk walk around New York City in April – in the midst of the pandemic –I saw an empty city. Gone were the yellow taxis whisking people away, the people talking while bumping into each other,...

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

UNIS Heroes on the Pandemic Frontlines, In Their own Words

By Maya Mukherjee August 17, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected each and every one of us. As we reach the terrible milestone of 125,000 COVID-19 deaths in this country, it’s easy to feel that we will be trapped in this loop forever....

FLIK Furloughs Workers as  Concern for Non-Teaching  Staff Mounts

FLIK Furloughs Workers as Concern for Non-Teaching Staff Mounts

By Estela Santos Torres August 17, 2020

On March 10, UNIS campuses in New York City were officially closed through Spring Break, and after various postponements, the closure has been extended to September. Though the school is active remotely,...

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

Virtual School: UNIS moves to Minecraft

By Clara Scholl, Editor-in-chief June 6, 2020

NEW YORK, NY – Walking into the familiar UNIS lobby, you can almost smell the fresh bacon, egg and cheese wafting in from the cafeteria. Reaching into your bag, you momentarily begin to panic, unable...

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