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The New Normal

The New Normal

By Intrepid Reporters
This is The New Normal, a podcast with stories about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted a global hotspot.

Reported and edited by journalism students at Stony Brook University's School of Journalism. Produced by their professor, J.D. Allen.
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Strike Out
Daniel Marcillo goes back to batting practice with high school and college baseball teams whose seasons were cut short.
May 5, 2020
Good Company
Vivica Michel helps find a home for displaced pets. 
May 5, 2020
A Cure For Boredom
Willem Joseph reconnects with an old friend via video games. 
May 5, 2020
Staying Social
Pamela Wong jumps on the TikTok bandwagon to stay social from a distance.
May 5, 2020
It Takes A Village
Andrew Zucker knows a few moms who could really use a break right about now.
May 5, 2020
Zoom Doom
Jedine Daley tries to figure out how anyone is supposed to get work done while at home. Commentary by Kian McKoy highlights that could be an impossible task.
May 5, 2020
The Long Slog
Christian Cangiano speaks with economists who are just as baffled about recovery efforts. 
May 5, 2020
A Year's Pay
Hallie Harvey had an unlucky St. Patrick's Day. And there is likely no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow for pub owners.
May 5, 2020
Ghost Town
Jacob Alvear found a ghost town on Long Island at the beginning of business shutdown orders — a mall. It's population? Unemployed workers.  
May 5, 2020
Difficult Questions
Ashley Gagen and her mom take on the hard question most frontline workers face — Do I need to step back for the good of my family?
May 5, 2020
My Room, My Prison
Paige Cornicelli takes us inside her family's home during her 14 days in quarantine. 
May 5, 2020