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Students upset over loss of spring break

Students upset over loss of spring break

Mohammad Albazzaz, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

Students have mixed feelings about spring break 2021 being canceled and some didn’t know at all. Last year Dylan Murphy spent spring break in Orlando with his family, watching his brother play baseball. Last Monday, Dylan discovered he won’t be getting a spring break this year.  Murphy said he’...

Athletes may not be getting eligibility this year

Senior guard Mateo Rivera celebrates after a made basket February 24, 2020 afternoon at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor

September 14, 2020

Athletes were still able to get eligibility this semester, but only if they were able to come back next year. Now next semester is here and even more, athletes can’t play. Right now the plan is for the students who can’t play this semester is to play next year, which won’t be possible for stud...

Volleyball and Soccer are postponed

Photo courtesy of USI Sports Information

Stewart Brooking, Sports Editor

August 26, 2020

On July 27 2020 the GLVC made the decision to postpone high-risk contact sports such as Volleyball and Men’s and Women’s soccer. Men’s Soccer Men’s Soccer is one of the fall sports that are to be postponed to the spring. Head coach Matt Santoro says they will rely on the players to do ...

Spring Commencement canceled

Spring Commencement canceled

Nik Cunningham and Rhonda Wheeler

July 17, 2020

University President Ronald Rochon sent an email to the USI staff and student body announcing spring commencement has been officially canceled. “I had sincerely hoped to stand and celebrate with you, but this decision does not in any way diminish the amount of pride we have in the work that you hav...

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