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How Are Students Taking Advantage of an In Person School Year

By Shelley Dean and Violet Taber, Co-Arts-and-Entertainment-Editors Students are back on campus after more than a year of uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Professors and students adapted to a virtual classroom environment after news of the virus broke during spring break of the 2020 school year. Now, campus life is…

Students React to New COVID-19 Guidelines on Campus

By Emma Robinson, Co-Editor-In-Chief Over 54 percent of the U.S. population has been vaccinated for COVID-19 as of Sept.10. The New York population that has received at least one dose of the vaccine is currently 69 percent. According to the Steven S. Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis poll,…

Lead Scientist on the Coronavirus Vaccine Targeting Cancer Next

By Jada Harrison, Staff Writer Ozlem Tureci, a German scientist who was a key developer in the coronavirus vaccine, is developing a technology that will be effective in targeting cancer tumors. Tureci, who is a co-founder alongside her husband of the company BioNTech, was developing a new technology that will…

Alabama Unmasked: Yellowhammer State Mask Mandate set to Expire in April

By Christopher Trick, Staff Writer Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the state mask mandate will be lifted in April on Thursday, March 4.  “Let me be abundantly clear, after April 9, I will not keep the mask order in effect,” Ivey said in a press statement. Alabama is just…