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University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total

University COVID-19 dashboard reports 14 new cases, 613 total
December 4, 2020

Note: Data is current at the time of publication and is subject to change with further updates. The university’s COVID-19 dashboard reported 14 new COVID-19 cases this week and has accumulated 613...

Fourth consecutive week of fewer new positive COVID-19 cases

Fourth consecutive week of fewer new positive COVID-19 cases
November 9, 2020

The COVID-19 dashboard was updated Friday and showed lower numbers in all categories. The university’s dashboard keeps track of the new positive COVID-19 cases, the number of students isolating and...

Quarantine Life as a Freshman

Quarantine Life as a Freshman
October 28, 2020

A sweet-toned phone call masks dreaded news. During this fall semester, freshman students are beginning the college experience with an added stress: quarantine.  Freshman suitemates Chase Hollenkamp,...

Students ‘love’ COVID dashboard

Students ‘love’ COVID dashboard
October 8, 2020

Colleges around the country have come up with a COVID-19 dashboard so their communities can keep track of cases at universities. The goal of the university’s dashboard is to provide the campus community...

The WWE is sticking it out and saving my sanity

May 7, 2020

A dark room suddenly lit up by laser lights and an overhead panel showing an athlete’s name. The crowd’s roar and holding of homemade signs while wrestlers throw each other around and out of the ring...

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine
May 7, 2020

What do singing zombies, philosophical debates, blackholes and saxophone playing angel-Satan relationships have in common? The show, “The Midnight Gospel”. I was apprehensive when I first started...

Shield staff movie picks to help you out of quarantine boredom

Graphic by Maddyson Lewton
April 22, 2020

COVID-19 is proving to be a difficult, crucial time for everyone, causing them to adjust their daily lives. Because of the boredom and anxiety many are feeling, here are some of the Shield staff’s movie...

Students face mental struggles while social distancing

The COVID-19 pandemic has left students facing numerous uncertainty about classes, graduation, housing and more. The uncertainty has taken a toll on their mental health as they find ways to cope with the sudden life change.
March 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has left students facing numerous uncertainty about classes, graduation, housing and more. The uncertainty has taken a toll on their mental health as they find ways to cope with the...

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