By Sarah Barnes ~ Guest Writer
Across the United States, college students’ daily activities have changed dramatically due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most colleges around the world shut down on-campus classes and transitioned to being completely online in March, 2020.
Continue reading “New Normal for College Students: Life Quarantined”
By TJ Harvey ~ Guest Writer
By Joshua Price ~ Multimedia Editor
When the coronavirus first began to spread in the United States there was this running joke going around social media. Twitter especially, the joke was that African-Americans were immune to the coronavirus.Research now shows that isn’t the case.
For example New York, the state has been hit hard with coronavirus cases. It is the epicenter of the disease in the United States.
According to Jamelle Bouie
of the New York Times
blacks in low income areas are more susceptible to the disease because of the type of jobs they have and the way they travel.
Continue reading “Coronavirus hitting African-Americans the hardest”
By Jared Hargis ~ Guest Writer
Over the past several years, the University of Lynchburg men’s basketball team has seen its fair share of success but has also overcome adversity to get to where it is today.
The team has faced new teams which bring new challenges, they have seen players come and go but the one thing that has remained the forefront of this Lynchburg teams is the chemistry that has formed between the players and the staff.
Continue reading “Lynchburg Basketball in Transition”
By Pete Deaver ~ Guest Writer
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the first complete shut-down of the movie theater industry and halted the production and release of many anticipated films.
Movie theaters have been wrestling for years, trying to find a way to attract more people to their darkened theaters and freshly popped corn.
In the “before times,” when we were still allowed to see sunlight and stand closer than six feet, speculation often entertained the idea that Netflix and other streaming services would kill movie theaters.
Yet, despite the Coronavirus finally pushing AMC Theatres toward bankruptcy, and surely applying a financial strain to other chains, Deadline reports that it does not necessarily spell doom for the theater company. There are still many movies in development that have delayed their release instead of opting to release online.
Continue reading “The Unprecedented Impact of Covid-19 on the Film Industry”
By Sarah Barnes ~ Guest Writer
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected every state in the United States, as well as every county in North Carolina, so in the spirit of Earth Day, I am researching to see how it has affected our environment.
According to an article by The New England Journal of Medicine, on January 19, 2020, the Coronavirus found its way into the United States via a 35-year-old man traveled home to Snohomish County, Washington from Wuhan, China.
Continue reading “Battling the Coronavirus in North Carolina”
By TJ Harvey
During the coronavirus outbreak, streets have been empty, Five Points have been closed, along with beaches, and other highly populated activities have been shut down due to the advisory of Governor Henry McMaster.
Continue reading “COVID-19 Statistical Awareness (SC Edition)”