What You Need to Know About the U.S. Congress’ New COVID-19 Relief Bill

To tackle the soaring unemployment rate in the U.S. as the states struggle to combat the deadly COVID-19 virus, the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program (FPUC) was introduced to provide an additional $600 to families who qualify for unemployment compensation. However, as the expiration date for the FPUC nears, families across the nation will continue to face uncertainty and financial hardship without an extension from Congress.

Lehman Responds: 6 Questions For The Vice Chancellor

After Vice Chancellor Lehman’s email, “Update Concerning Fall 2020 Semester,” many in the international student community were left disappointed and full of concerns (which are outlined in Isabella Cuellar's article "NYU Shanghai's International Sdents Face Uncertainty for Fall 2020"). OCA reached out to the Vice Chancellor in order to gain clarification on several of these issues, and asked him several of these pressing questions.