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Resident Students Adjusting to a Desolate Campus

Andrea Swiedom Staff Reporter     Less than 90 students now reside on UMF’s campus in Scott Hall after the university officially closed all other dorm residencies on March 19 in response to COVID-19. The students living in Scott must now adjust to a condensed version...

Two Pirates Die as Six Pirates are Born

Taylor Burke Contributing Writer     An eerily quiet Friday night on campus had seniors Brock Bubar and Hailey Craig dunking their heads in water during what would be their last show as the Lawn Chair Pirates. Despite the recent closure of the school due to the...

Letter to the Editor: A Student Dancer’s Grief

Dear Editor,     I write to you as a member and Co-Captain of the UMF Dance Team. The spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has greatly affected many on our team. Every year, the team works hard to perform at TD Garden on the court of the Boston Celtics. This...

An Airport Screening

Ciera Miller, Contributing Writer    On March 15, I flew into the capital of the United States from Paris, France. It was the second day of Coronavirus screenings in the U.S. The plane I was on taxied took an additional 45 minutes in its hanger to allow the airport...

A Senior Year Cut Too Short

Jade Petrie Contributing Writer     UMF seniors have been hit hard by the decision to move all courses to online distance modalities for the remainder of the semester, in response to the spread of the Coronavirus. With campus closed and major spring semester...

Equestrian Club Relieves Stress by Riding Horses

Abbie Hunt Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Given the current pandemic and saturation of the news with COVID-19 related stories and updates, we chose to publish this club-centered piece, despite the campus closure, to give our readers a break from stressful content...