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Reflection on COVID-19: Zoltan Panyi

Reflection on COVID-19: Zoltan Panyi

Zoltan Panyi, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

I was finishing my team lift at North Campus when our trainer told us there was an announcement he needed to make. I thought it was kind of odd that for half of the lift Coach Faug was not there for half of the lift because he would never miss a lift unless it was for something important. When Coach...

Reflection on COVID-19: Mekhi Henderson

Reflection on COVID-19: Mekhi Henderson

Mekhi Henderson, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

My experience during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has been interesting. I have been staying with my family in San Marcos, Calif. The weather is lovely here, but the time difference has been a bit of a hassle for classes and assignments. I have been trying to adjust to now having to wake up at 6:00...

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashlynn O’Keefe

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashlynn O’Keefe

Ashlynn O’Keefe, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

The current pandemic came as a shock to everyone. I never thought I would go through something so terrifying and horrible in my lifetime. To my knowledge, I have not contracted the coronavirus, but I know many people close to me that have. The virus makes it impossible to perform what was referred...

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashley Barry

Reflection on COVID-19: Ashley Barry

Ashley Barry, Student Feature

May 8, 2020

My friends and I were at the Recreation Center when Pres. Kaplan emailed the student body to encourage us to leave campus as soon as possible. It felt like the world stopped. Everyone was looking down at their phones. People were frantically making phone calls to try to find a way to get home with such...

A Refund for Coronavirus

A Refund for Coronavirus

Devinh Valentine, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

Among the chaos and cancellations that came with COVID-19, a serious question came into consideration: should colleges refund their students? Students all over the country continually worry about their financial well-being, especially since the majority of them are being denied stimulus checks. The lack of compensation has been the topic of discussion: Should schools should refund at least a porti...

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Baseball is Back… Sort of

Tyler Wells, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2020

For sports fans across the globe, the past month has felt quiet and empty. With the suspension of sports after the COVID-19 outbreak, fans have turned to archived footage of games from years. However, we can find inspiration in countries that have been able to flatten the curve as they begin to make...

Theater Arts Courses Cut Short by COVID-19

Theater Arts Courses Cut Short by COVID-19

Ariana Lasher, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Although all classes and lectures have made the switch to Zoom virtual learning, not everyone is having an easy transition. Some majors, such as theater arts, have students struggling more to return to normalcy than others. This new way of learning is affecting multiple acting, dance, and other perfor...

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Pres. Kaplan Addresses Students about Uncertainties with Fall 2020

Kelly Adkins, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As universities across the country are remote learning, students and university workers may be itching to return to business-as-usual in the fall. Northeastern states such as Massachusetts and Maine have extended their “stay-at-home” orders, and Boston University announced their Recovery Plan...

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

May 5, 2020

The university has furloughed employees from various departments across campus. One cut, in particular, has concerned students. During one of her sessions with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), freshman Danielle Leahey’s therapist told her that she, along with two other therapists,...

Global Citizen and Lady Gaga Partner to Present “One World: Together At Home”

Global Citizen and Lady Gaga Partner to Present “One World: Together At Home”

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

$127 million raised to combat the COVID-19 epidemic, a star-studded day of performances, and an eight-hour live streamed TV special— “One World: Together At Home” was a historic event. “Together At Home” was held on Apr. 18 and broadcast on 60 networks across 175 countries, including three...

A Grocery Store Worker’s Call to Action Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

A Grocery Store Worker’s Call to Action Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Jennifer Korn, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2020

I want to start by saying it is a miracle that neither I nor anyone in my family has gotten sick. During this pandemic, my father is a healthcare worker, and I work at a small grocery store. Almost every day, I come into contact with hundreds of people. Thank you to all of the customers who have...

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Economic Impact Payments: Who Gets Them and Who Doesn’t

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Americans began receiving stimulus check payments this week after Pres. Donald J. Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law on March 27. The economic impact package of $2 trillion – the biggest relief package in American history – will deposit a one-tim...

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Re-Cap of University Town Hall Meeting Last Week

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

“You guys are now mentoring the mentors and helping the faculty to be online and stay online as well as possible and we thank you for that,” President Kaplan says as he welcomes the students attending the University-wide Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, April 15. He also explains that universities...

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Centennial Events Postponed for Fall Semester

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

April 22, 2020

2020 marked the University of New Haven’s centennial year, which meant a year of celebration. However, COVID-19 had a plan of its own, and events scheduled for the spring have been postponed or performed virtually. “One of the things we are working hard to do is to recreate that sense of community...

Quarantine Effects on Couples and Relationships

Quarantine Effects on Couples and Relationships

Mia Steadman, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2020

It may feel like life is on pause, but relationships don’t take a break. COVID-19 quarantining is keeping many couples from being able to see each other in person, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to stay connected to your significant other. Making distance work in relationships is not...

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