The Lion's Roar

Cardinal Newman becomes designated building for residential students with COVID-19

The on-campus residence building Cardinal Newman Hall is currently being used as the designated quarantine area for students who have contracted COVID-19. The dorm building is located on the corner of West Dakota Street and North Pine Street.

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2020

Cardinal Newman Hall, a co-ed residence hall located on West Dakota Street, houses approximately 96 residents each year. However, this year is different. Starting in the Fall 2020 semester, Cardinal Newman Hall became the designated building where residential students who test positive for COVID-19 resid...

Lions from long distance: International students share their stories

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Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

August 18, 2020

This semester, the university will see a new type of diversity within its student body: diversity of location. Many international students have returned to their home countries and made the decision to stay until further notice, making the population of full-time students broader than ever before.¬...

How social distancing can reduce the spread of the coronavirus

Customers at a Trader Joes in Cambridge, Massachusetts practice social distancing as they wait in line. Maintaining a six feet distance can help flatten the curve and reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

Since the novel coronavirus has become a prominent aspect of our daily lives, the term ‚Äúsocial distancing‚ÄĚ has emerged to help prevent the spread of the disease. Social distancing is the practice of maintaining a physical distance from a person to lower the risk of contracting an illness or a...

Online classes are not the same for all students

Online classes are not the same for all students

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

We are currently in the midst of a statewide shutdown of schools, restaurants, gyms, churches and any other location that requires the congregation of large numbers of people. This is also happening across the country and even the globe. Elementary, middle and high schools have closed, along with...

Keeping busy while staying at home

Keeping busy while staying at home

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

As the switch to online learning has begun, many students around the world are finding themselves stuck at home with nothing to do, myself included. However, I’ve found a few tips that have so far helped me to become more productive during this time of isolation. To start off, communication does...