By Joshua Price ~ Multimedia Editor
As classes begin for the 2020-2021 school year on Aug. 12th, students at the University of Lynchburg will notice a new normal. Take a glimpse into some of the new protocols in place on campus as the university tries to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among faculty, staff and students. To find out more about the protocols in place at the Return to the Hive page.
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.
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.
By Elena Knopp
The coronavirus outbreak has caused the whole world to be on standby.
NBC News reported on April 7, 2020 that more than 40,000 people have died in the U.S. due to the virus. The article stated that the U.S. has already surpassed all other countries in deaths due to the coronavirus.
By Stephanie Quaranto
College students are adjusting to the “new normal” of online school and isolation during this worldwide pandemic, two things that they did not sign up for.
In this strange period of time of the coronavirus, students all over the nation are trying to focus on passing their classes or graduating school not knowing when they will be able to return back to some sort of normalcy.
Photo of computer showing the new normal of online schooling by Stephanie Quaranto on Friday, April 10, 2020
By Kara Barnes
Normally a hot spot in Glenelg, Maryland, Ten Oaks Tavern is a small family-run restaurant that has found itself empty due to the spread of coronavirus and resulting quarantine.
In an attempt to keep business booming, they have changed their food options to carry out, curbside pickup, and delivery within 3 miles. On the Ten Oaks Tavern Facebook and Instagram pages, the staff post information everyday including:
By Katelyn Call
Experts are saying that Americans working from home could become the new norm that comes with positives and negatives.
With society being shut down, Americans are transitioning to online work and working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Finding the balance of home and work life is becoming difficult for many Americans.
Setting up a “no distraction” workstation. Photo by Katelyn Call
By Jacklyn Harris ~ Guest Writer
The Director of Therapeutic Recreation, Joshlyn Harris states, “We are taking extreme caution at Westminster Canterbury because we realize our residents are at the most risk of death due to coronavirus.”
Due to the lack of medical supplies Harris has taken upon herself to sew masks for coworkers. All staff are required to wear masks during their shift.
By Allyssa Compton
Despite the growing severity of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States, construction workers and contractors continue to work on job sites with few precautions being taken to ensure the workers’ health and safety.
According to the Department of Homeland Security, construction workers are considered essential critical infrastructure workers and must continue to report to work despite the pandemic.
By Amy Powell
University of Lynchburg student at the Student Scholar Showcase. Photo retrieved from lynchburg.edu
Student Scholar Showcase cancelled due to University of Lynchburg closure.
Red Letter Day, which includes the annual student scholar showcase, has been cancelled, due to the University’s closure amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. Red Letter Day was scheduled to take place on April 8, 2020.