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The Spread of Coronavirus and Xenophobia

The Spread of Coronavirus and Xenophobia

Devinh Valentine, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2020

2020 has been a weird year to be an Asian-American. On one hand, we see Asian-made movies like “Parasite” and “The Farewell” winning awards, and musical acts such as BIGBANG, BTS, and BLACKPINK finding international success. This makes me proud to be an Asian in America. However, 2020 also...

Coronavirus Slams the Entertainment Industry

K-Pop group BTS canceled concert dates in South Korea due to coronavirus.

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

Along with interruptions in education abroad, bans on travel in certain countries, the coronavirus virus has affected the entertainment industry with postponed concerts, conventions, and movie releases. The last film of the James Bond franchise, “No Time to Die,” was supposed to premiere on April...

Returning Prato Students Not Being Tested Or Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Students who returned from Tuscany Campus are not being tested or quarantined.

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 10, 2020

In the wake of the University of New Haven’s recent decision to require all Prato students and faculty to return to the U.S., the university created a page on its website to keep the community informed. Students are not being quarantined or tested for the coronavirus upon their return, but students ar...

Campus Email Update on the Coronavirus

University discourages nonessential travel

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

After recent coronavirus updates, University of New Haven’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Rebecca Johnson shared a community update on the coronavirus in an email to students. In the email, Johnson said that members of the University community are “strongly discourag...

University Suspends Operations Amid Possible Exposure to Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

Students leave campus following the university's decision to suspend classes and vacate residence halls.

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

March 9, 2020

Late afternoon Monday, university Pres. Steven Kaplan announced that all classes and university events will be canceled through March 24. Students must vacate the residence halls by 5 p.m.Tuesday. There are currently no confirmed cases of the virus on campus, but there are two confirmed cases in...

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

Breaking News: University of New Haven Suspends All Classes Amid Conronvirus Concerns

March 9, 2020

Below is a statement sent to all University of New Haven faculty and students by U. New Haven Pres. Steven Kaplan. Dear Members of the University Community, Out of an abundance of caution, I have made the decision to suspend all in-person classes and exams through the remainder of the week, leading...

UPDATE: All Prato Study Abroad Students Returning to America Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

University of New Haven student packs her bags, as she prepares to travel back to the U.S. due to coronavirus outbreak.

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

UPDATED Mar. 1: All University of New Haven students studying at the Prato campus will be returning to the U.S. this coming week. An update from U. New Haven president, Steven Kaplan is expected later today. University of New Haven President Steven Kaplan announced in a Feb. 25 email that due to the...

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Chinese New Year Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, students received an email that said the Chinese New Year Celebration—originally scheduled for Jan. 31—was postponed because of the recent coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China. The coronavirus is spread from animal hosts and is new, which means this strain has never been...

CDC Confirms Second Case of Coronavirus in the US

Countries that have confirmed cases of the Coronavirus

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the second case of the deadly coronavirus late last week. The CDC is also reviewing 61 additional possible cases from 22 states, including the first US case in Washington and the second one in Illinois. Health officials say that the...

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