By TJ Harvey ~ Guest Writer
Tag Archives: Pandemic
by Pete Deaver
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.
By Amy Powell
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.
Rachel Garnett ~ Guest Writer
Students were forced to leave campus and return home due to effects from the 21st century pandemic, the Coronavirus, challenging this sorority to adapt and use technology to their advantage. Read more
On March 30, 2020, the Virginia Governor announced that there would be a state-wide stay-home order set in place until June 10, 2020. Due to this, life is looking so different for just about everyone.
Due to cost cutting related to the pandemic, my workplace unfortunately furloughed almost all employees, including myself. To bring in an income during this time, I am nannying my cousin’s two-year-old and nine-month-old.
By Sara Martin
The recent coronavirus outbreak has affected many people in many different ways, more ways than imaginable.
In the community of Richmond, Virginia things have been different and changing daily. What was the norm is no longer and the new normal is now quarantine and a state wide stay-at-home order.
Brennae Spence, Guest Writer~
Lynchburg College’s Health Center has experienced a peak year for student patients. This rise has been attributed to the record breaking flu season. The number of cases reported for the 2016-2017 school year was 49 and rose to 129 this school year.
Nurse Practitioner and Interim Clinical Director of the Health Center, Lisa Geier said, “This flu season was unusual in that the numbers increased a little earlier than typically we see, and we had higher numbers.” Read more
Abby May, Guest Writer~
The Lynchburg College Health and Counseling Center has seen a high number of flu cases in the first five weeks of the 2018 spring semester.
Jamie Smith, the administrative director for health and counseling services said, “118 flu cases have been reported to the health center during the first five weeks of the semester.” Read more