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CDC allows small vaccinated gatherings, releases new data

The CDC released a new set of highly anticipated guidelines on March 8 for people who are now fully vaccinated. 

Colleges across the U.S. compare Covid strategies

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise, colleges across the country have found ways of dealing with the virus while steadily working towards a normal college life for their students. While cases have climbed, there are noticeable differences to how universities handle the situations across the U.S.

Inside the College’s Covid-19 isolation

As of Feb. 13, there have been 28 confirmed on-campus cases of Covid-19 since the beginning of the spring semester. These students have the option to either isolate at home or stay in an isolation room on campus. Those isolating on campus are having mixed experiences.

Contact tracing leads back to 50-student snowball fight

As students are settling into their first semester on campus since removal last spring, the Covid-19 pandemic knows no bounds and has continued to force the College to strictly dictate life on campus.

Newest Covid-19 strain 35% to 45% more contagious

The well-known Covid-19, or SARS-CoV-2, has been running rampant across the globe since 2019 with over 100 million cases since the start of the pandemic. Even with those numbers, there is still more that the coronavirus has in store. 

European Covid variants lead to mutant strains, further travel restrictions

By Ashwin NarraStaff Writer The Covid-19 pandemic has put the world on pause, and while some countries are returning to normal faster than others, it...

Students share experiences after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

Since June, Finkelstein has been working at HUMC with Covid-19 patients, putting her in close witness to the pandemic’s true effects.

What the Covid-19 vaccine means for the future of the pandemic

Eleven months after the first Covid-19 case was reported in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two vaccines. While vaccinations are a promising step forward in the fight against the virus, they do not promise a quick return to pre-pandemic life.

Spring ‘Flex’ update: how are students feeling?

As the virtual fall semester comes to a close, students are left wondering what the future holds for them on the College campus. A start to the Spring Flex plan was outlined in October, but an email from President Foster yesterday aimed to clarify outstanding questions.

Gov. Murphy takes stance on potential Covid-19 shutdown in New Jersey

Over the course of the last nine months, the unyielding grips of the Covid-19 pandemic have impacted nearly everyone across the planet, and the state of New Jersey is no exception. 

Time is not linear — and that’s okay

We are told that the ticking clock on the wall is an unchanging, constant fixture in our lives. It sits there, clicking its heels, and moving us bit by bit through a day, a month, a year. It takes us into our future.

Motivation can be found without competition

The lights of the Rutgers University natatorium seemed to be shining brighter than ever on the last night of the Metropolitan Conference Championships. I stepped up on the starting block to swim the 200-yard butterfly for my last race of the season. For the second straight year, I finished in 16th place and our team once again finished in second place, just shy of winning a championship.

Students weigh in on ‘new normal’ of college exams, preparing for finals

In giving professors the option to implement the use of lockdown browsers, shifting to accommodate open-note testing and asking students to take exams while on Zoom, the College community has experienced drastic change.

Foster announces tentative plan for spring ‘Flex’ semester

The spring 2021 semester is tentatively scheduled to be a hybrid form of on-campus and remote learning, College President Kathryn Foster announced in a campus-wide email on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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