As COVID-19 coronavirus cases in the United States surpass the 3 million mark, according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, evidence shows the health crisis is disproportionately impacting minorities. In particular, Latino Americans are bearing the brunt of the burden.
Anxiety, fear and stress are a common sentiment as the world navigates the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. From world leaders to businesses and industries to schools and to households, preventing exposure and stopping the spread of the coronavirus is in the forefront of people's minds.
The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced in a press release Wednesday morning that all athletic events and championships through the 2020 fall semester are officially suspended in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Shippensburg University’s spring class of 2020 will get to celebrate its graduation in a modified in-person ceremony to make up for the cancelation of the traditional May ceremony because of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Classes will begin Aug. 17, one week prior to the pre-pandemic schedule listed on ship.edu, and conclude on campus at Thanksgiving break. Finals will remotely occur after Thanksgiving break, according to officials.
There will be no fall break in October, students will instead have to wait until Nov. 23 and 24.
Picture the Dunkin’ Donuts line in the Ceddia Union Building (CUB) between 8-10 a.m. on weekdays. Now picture that same line with the same number of people, but this time they are spaced 6 feet apart for social distancing. The line would weave throughout the entire building.
Although Shippensburg University has made many strides toward achieving transparency that should not be discounted, I feel there are several issues the administration has not yet addressed that need to be resolved as it moves forward into a new post-pandemic academic year.
As the light at the end of the COVID-19 coronavirus tunnel ever so slowly materializes, a difficult decision burdens the signal-callers of the world of sports: Should professional sports leagues reboot their seasons, even if the structure of the product does not resemble what it was designed to be?
They say laughter is the best medicine, and this Friday night a group of comedians and actors will do their part to feed it to audiences across the world.
The Americares Foundation will hold a comedy show to raise donations for COVID-19 coronavirus relief. The show, titled “COVID is No Joke” will air Friday, May 1st, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
Where do you find the money to offset a pandemic?
That’s the million-dollar question Shippensburg University is faced with as it reels from the hits the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has delivered to its metaphorical abdomen: Students.
Finances are often a struggle for new college graduates, but with the economy in a freefall and concern about job prospects mounting, this year’s graduates may be facing even tougher financial headwinds.
Citing their skepticism of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, protesters throughout the nation have demanded an end to government-mandated closures. By ignoring social distancing guidelines, their outlook is clear: They do not believe health experts.