The Lion's Roar

Covered up: Students adjust to the “new norm” of mask-wearing

Face-to-face classes are scheduled to resume in the fall. As classes reopen, masks will be required in the classroom and most indoor locations.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

June 30, 2020

In just a few months, masks have redefined the meaning of normalcy in people’s day-to-day lives.  Face coverings have become a source of new obstacles as well as new opportunities, and this “new norm” will now extend to college life as face-to-face classes are scheduled to resume in the fa...

Students express challenges of adapting to online classes

A student watches an online lecture while taking notes for his Sociology 101

class. To ensure the safety of students, the university has transitioned to online-
only classes for the remainder of the semester.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

Throughout the past few weeks, students have experienced many changes to their daily routines due to the COVID-19 outbreak. One of the biggest changes to which students have been adjusting is the transition from traditional face-to-face lectures to online-only classes. Students are now completing...

Quarantine and the problems that may arise from it

Quarantine and the problems that may arise from it

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator from UHC

April 3, 2020

Quarantine, isolation and social distancing have been more common lately with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) as a means of reducing the spread of the virus in hopes to even out the curve and not overwhelm our healthcare system. The difference between isolation and quarantine is as follows: isolation...

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 “social distancing” 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...