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Students express unease, frustration with campus COVID-19 testing

Each week, thousands of students participate in COVID-19 testing at sites on campus — and so far, more than 300 have tested positive.

Newark to rework private gathering ordinance as COVID-19 cases rise on campus

Newark City Council will begin to pursue an updated ordinance regarding private gatherings within city limits following Monday night’s virtual meeting.

University announces visitors must have proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test

Beginning September 10, all visitors to the university must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within the last 72 hours.

A behind-the-scenes look at the university’s COVID-19 protocols

As students geared up for the fall semester — packing their shower caddies, glancing over their syllabi and most crucially, getting their COVID-19 vaccines — the health experts at the university monitored COVID-19 data locally and nationally to create its plans and mandates for the semester.

University to require masks indoors

At the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester, students must wear masks in campus buildings — including classrooms, hallways, laboratories, residence halls, dining halls and offices — whether or not they are vaccinated.

Distrust, bureaucracy and a lack of messengers: why many are still reluctant to seek vaccinations more than a year into the pandemic

Many experts no longer believe that the United States will reach the vaunted herd immunity threshold that is necessary for population-wide immunity from the virus, largely due to vaccine hesitancy.

Looking back at the university’s decision to terminate club sports

All club participants received an email saying that in-person club practice had been approved on March 1, but the university again decided to suspend all club sports shortly after that email was sent out.

Commentary: A retrospection on spring sports during the pandemic

Through postponements, cancellations and protocols, varsity sports at the university were forced to navigate shortened and unique spring schedules.

Women’s ice hockey continues to make the most out of their pandemic-plagued season

After reduced participation and the coronavirus pandemic, one club sports team made the best out of an uncertain situation.

COVID-19 has forced the Food Bank of Delaware to change its operations

Since the onslaught of COVID-19, the Food Bank of Delaware has adjusted its operations to continue to serve those who need food assistance.

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