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    More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

More in-person courses, club meetings possibly in store for spring semester

The university is planning multiple changes for the 2021 spring semester, including an increase in face-to-face classes and the possibility of face-to-face co-curricular events. The administration made the decision to increase the number of face-to-face classes due to the results of the university’s contact-tracing, according to Provost and Vice President

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    University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

University’s COVID-19 dashboard undergoes changes, received C+ rating

The university’s COVID-19 dashboard received a C+ rating on a  COVID-19 dashboard grading system created by health officials from various national institutions, but the university recently included more information like testing positivity rates and total case counts. According to ratecoviddasboard.com, a site created by health officials, graduate students and undergraduate students from

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    COVID cases double, students express concern over reporting protocol

COVID cases double, students express concern over reporting protocol

The university’s COVID-19 cases have more than doubled since the start of the semester, with the Student Health and Wellness center reporting 41 active cases as of Sept. 8, which has left some students concerned. Despite the rise in cases after the first week of school, the total is relatively

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    COVID-19’s disproportionate effects on minority communities

COVID-19’s disproportionate effects on minority communities

Progressing into the sixth month of coronavirus, the U.S. death toll reaches nearly 160,000, with a total of over four million cases, and with significant racial differences in poverty, healthcare and housing thousands of Americans have been disproportionately affected by the virus. The USA Today says that the “lopsided outcomes are largely

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    End of unemployment benefits will cause millions to suffer

End of unemployment benefits will cause millions to suffer

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen how terrible our president has reacted to the crisis. Trump has repeatedly refused to believe that COVID-19 was real and did not react properly to help the people in this country. His administration continues to deny that COVID-19 is an

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    There’s no point in doing online commencement

There’s no point in doing online commencement

With COVID-19 ravaging through Texas right now, UNT made the correct call in postponing commencement for students graduating at the end of the spring semester. In lieu of an actual commencement, however, UNT instead announced that there will be an online commencement, but honestly, what’s the point? A four-hour virtual

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    Long-term impacts of shutdowns could outweigh short-term health risks

Long-term impacts of shutdowns could outweigh short-term health risks

The unnecessary politicization of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) by President Donald Trump and the Democratic establishment has led to yet another division amongst the American people. Two camps have popped up on social media and it seems you have to belong to one or the other — either you think masks

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    Inmates have been forgotten amid COVID-19 pandemic

Inmates have been forgotten amid COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout the country, one of the forgotten groups amid the pandemic has been inmates that are incarcerated in prisons and jails. Inmates are also one of the many groups of people who are at higher risk of being exposed and contracting the virus.  Prisons

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    College athletes should be wary of returning to sports

College athletes should be wary of returning to sports

On March 12, the NCAA announced that it would cancel March Madness for the first time since the beginning of World War II in 1939. This cancellation was due to the increasing surge of COVID-19 cases in the country. Despite cases continuing to surge, the NCAA is making a push

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    Greg Abbott’s mistakes on masks and re-openings

Greg Abbott’s mistakes on masks and re-openings

Months into what appears to still be the peak of a pandemic, restaurants, bars, gyms and stores have slowly begun their reopening phases throughout June, under Texas Governor, Greg Abbott’s orders. The first executive order made on March 19 issued the closing of these institutions, one week after one of

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