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Natatorium reopens after months closed due to COVID-19


September 22, 2020

Students must sign up in advance using an online scheduling tool

WLUR student DJs return to the airwaves

The WLUR studio is on the bottom floor of Elrod Commons.


September 22, 2020

Music directors hope to attract a new audience of listeners

Professors strive to “foster community” behind masks or screens

Signs block off chairs in the classrooms of Chavis Hall to facilitate social distancing.


September 22, 2020

Professor Christopher Jenney said preparing for this semester was “The Great Pivot”

New Title IX policy narrows definition for sexual assualt and misconduct

The virtual panel was held by SPEAK on Aug. 25.

Grace Mamon

September 10, 2020

The university’s interim policy will address misconduct that Title IX will not

Up and running: The fitness center reopens amid pandemic

The renovated Doremus Gymnasium reopened on Aug. 31.

Emery Wright

September 10, 2020

Safety protocols and limited capacity allowed for the reopening

Being your own community: Celebrating Ramadan in quarantine

Rafay Hassan, ‘22, enjoys iftar with Assistant Professor of Arabic Antoine Edwards (not pictured) on Sunday, May 17. Photo courtesy of Hassan.

Maya Lora

May 18, 2020

Some students at home and in Lexington struggle to celebrate Islam's holy month while social distancing

Pre-med students say credit/no credit grading option hurts, not helps, their chances at medical school

Washington Hall. Photo by Hannah Denham.

Grace Mamon

May 18, 2020

Most medical schools prefer to see a letter grade, if possible

Faculty and staff share their quarantine hobbies

Patricia Hobbs is transforming different areas of her yard in her free time. Photo courtesy of Hobbs.

Virginia Laurie

May 18, 2020

Without on-campus learning, faculty and staff are finding other ways to stay busy

With job and internship cancellations, students have to adjust summer plans

Ann Douglas Lott, ‘22, is working on her photography business in her free time this summer. Photo courtesy of Lott.

Grace Mamon

May 18, 2020

Some students will still pursue their chosen opportunities by working remotely

LEAD Banquet honors student awardees virtually

LEAD Banquet honors student awardees virtually

Tori Johnsson

May 4, 2020

The organization sent the videotaped awards to students on April 13

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