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Combatting the spread of COVID-19 with virtual final exams

Combatting the spread of COVID-19 with virtual final exams

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2020

Before the semester began, the university announced that students will be taking finals remotely during the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 4. This has raised concerns for many. Laura Latino, director of the Office of Testing, discussed their partnership with the Office of Accessibility Services for testing. “I...

Survive the dead week

Survive the dead week

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

The week of finals is quickly approaching. So is the season of stress and cramming for a week-long torture of back-to-back exams. “Dead week” has arrived. As a college student, finals week has terrified me ever since I was a freshman. However, a year of college experience has taught me a few th...

The final countdown to finals

The final countdown to finals

Noah Smith, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

The most stressful time of the semester has arrived. The countdown to the finals is almost over and students are burying themselves in notes, flashcards and presentation slides. The only ray of hope is the month long winter vacation that gives students time to ready themselves for the spring semester. Many...