Category Archives: Coronavirus

Board of regents votes that all students required to get vaccinated

On June 24, Board of Regents voted to require that all students in a Connecticut State University must be vaccinated in order to participate in on-campus activities. For more information on how and where to get vaccinated visit:

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SGA discusses COVID-19 vaccines on campus

Caitlin O’Halloran – Reporter The Student Government Association (SGA) held their annual Friday meetings with one of the main topics being the COVID-19 vaccine being distributed on campus.   SGA had a guest speaker at this meeting, Residence Life Covid Coordinator Erin Duff.    “We want as many students as possible to vaccinated so that we can go towards a somewhat normal –

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Southern granted $25 million for PPE sanitation equipment

Madeline S. Scharf – Reporter Weekly COVID-19 testing has become a staple for students living on campus. While the students can get tests without paying out of pocket, testing is not free. According to Vice President for Student Affairs Tracy Tyree, each test is not cheap. “Griffin Health is providing these tests,” said Tyree. “I believe the cost is $106

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Students are stressing over oline finals

Desteny Maragh – Reporter With a challenge of balancing school in person and online, students are finding it stressful to prepare for online finals.   “The fact that all of my finals are online, makes it hard to keep up with what’s going on,” said Communiations major, Emma Jerram, sophomore.   Jerram feels the student to professor connection is lacking in her courses and is leading

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Brownell Hall quarantined

Jessica Guerrucci – Editor-in-Chief Out of caution, 152 Brownell Hall residents were quarantined to contain the potential spread of COVID-19 in the building. “This decision was made out of an abundance of caution after three Brownell residents tested positive during the past two days, following another three positive cases that were identified in the residence hall during the previous week,”

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