Sunday, June 16, 2024

Tag: COVID-19

A graduation with twice the weight: Class of 2024 finally crosses the stage 

The graduating class of 2024 reflects on what it is like to finally replace the memory of their drive-through high school graduations with the image of accepting their diploma on a stage, surrounded by family and friends for their college graduations.

The decline of Disney animated movies: Has the magic died?

Disney had a chokehold on Generation Z growing up. Why? Was it the love stories? The adventures? The magic? These are what Staff Writer Jeni Nance remembers and what fueled her happiness. However, she has recently started to feel like Disney is dying.

Photo Gallery: Dr. Fauci Speaks at the University

Ethan Grandin captures Dr. Fauci at the University on May 3rd.

No more COVID-19 vaccination cards, so what now?

The CDC will no longer print and distribute vaccination cards for COVID-19. The university made immunizations to the virus its top priority when reopening campus – what does this new update mean for the university and its students?

Movie theaters in 2023: A thing of the past?

In a post-COVID society, movie theaters are a thing of the past to some. University students share their sentiments on the relevance of movie theaters in the present.

University denies wrongdoing, but settles lawsuits over 2020 campus shutdown

When the cost of attendance did not decrease after classes moved online during the pandemic, some students took legal action, advocating for tuition refunds. Over the summer, the university made national news when it settled one such campus shutdown lawsuit, entitling students of spring 2020 to partial tuition refunds.

Photo Gallery: UDance Dance Marathon

Photographers Audrey Tong, Larissa Veronica Heather, Hannah Paliath and Jacob Letnaunchyn photograph UDance's Dance Marathon

The university celebrates 100 years of study abroad

The university is celebrating its 100th year of study abroad with its first program dating back to July 7, 1923, when eight students were taken abroad by boat to Paris, France. This program was not only the first at the university, but the first program in the nation to be offered for academic credit thanks to the leadership of professor Raymond Kirkbride.

Online proctored exams: Are they here to stay?

Even though in-person learning has fully returned, it seems like the online exam proctoring tools used throughout the pandemic have stuck around. Should the university keep using these? Students and professors weigh in on the debate.

Unreliable phone lines, weekend closures and misinformation: Student Health Services looks to make changes

Amid rampant student frustration, Student Health Services is looking to make staying healthy on campus easier. It aims to fix problems with phone systems, difficult hours and more.

Review: The university gets Shrek’d

For two weekends HTAC put on a production of the hit Broadway musical, “Shrek The Musical.” Staff Reporter Daniel Tull gives his personal opinion on the college students' version of the show.

Campus COVID-19 update: What does “Protect the Flock” look like this semester?

While university policies and protocols have shifted this semester regarding COVID-19, the virus remains a threat to student health. University health officials recommend staying up to date on vaccinations to combat the continued spread of COVID-19.

Cinema is back with a vengeance as the COVID-19 pandemic winds down

The COVID-19 pandemic had a lasting impact on the film industry, however, it seems as though that veil has been lifted. This awards season, there have been many movies that have generated a lot of Oscar buzz and chatter across social media. These films have truly reinvigorated Hollywood after a long hiatus.

Is the pandemic over?: Students’ thoughts on the state of COVID-19

In a recent interview, President Joe Biden declared that the pandemic is “over.” University students weigh in on this statement and their thoughts about the COVID-19 pandemic as it is today.

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