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Scientific COVID Article

Scientific COVID Article
October 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is dramatically affecting individuals worldwide, and as of October of 2020 there have been a reported 36.7 million confirmed cases and 1.06 million deaths according to The New...

COVID-19 with Sophia Capece

June 3, 2020

Sophia Capece, an incoming Junior at Orono High School, has made the most of her time out of school during the COVID-19 school closure.

States slowly reopening with CDC guidelines

CDC is allowing businesses to kick back up again but they are many precautions that are needed to allow them to remain safe to others.
June 2, 2020

The stay at home order that lasted for a couple of months felt like years for everyone but now, Minnesota along with other states have lifted that order, and states are seeing life slightly return to some...

COVID-19’s Impact on US Colleges and Universities

May 29, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy has suffered tremendously in all areas. Institutions of higher education have been one of the hardest-hit parts due to the inability to have students on campus...

College Changes with COVID-19

May 28, 2020

Schools around the world are struggling to keep up with the serious COVID-19 pandemic and not knowing what comes next with the virus is definitely hurting colleges and high schools. It is very hard...

Economic impacts of COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused many stocks in the stock market to plummet.
May 13, 2020

Rae Malik Online Layout Editor This week the United States declared over 1.3 million COVID-19 cases. Nowadays, many people are practicing social distancing and staying inside to contain the spread....

Dropping letter grades during the COVID-19 crisis

Seniors are struggling with many losses due to the pandemic, and standard grades have added to the stress.
Orono High School needs to switch their grading system for the well-being of their current struggling seniors.
May 12, 2020

Jack Patterson Staff Reporter Before this unprecedented time, the COVID-19 Virus, presented itself, high school students were already at the top of the list in terms of battling stress and anxiety....

Is it possible to get testing and treatment for all?

The US healthcare system is deciding on how to deal with Coronavirus.
May 8, 2020

Claire Suchy Copy Editor Currently, the United States is the epicenter of the coronavirus, reporting the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. With almost four million cases worldwide,...

Going Out During COVID-19: Healthy movement towards normality

Staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic is easier as the weather warms.
May 6, 2020

It has been more than a few weeks since many states in the US went into total lockdown, forcing people to stay inside their home with only those who are in immediate relation to them. As the country is...

Healthcare workers and COVID-19: an inside look

A healthcare worker wears a mask to protect from contracting the virus
May 1, 2020

The infamous international pandemic has now divided the nation’s workforce into two categories: essential and non-essential. Essential workers like grocery store clerks and healthcare professionals are...

Religious Drawbacks in Response to Global Pandemic

With several public religious practices unavailable during this global pandemic, stay-at-home options have been emphasized.
April 22, 2020

Kenzie Taylor Editor in Chief During the first few months since its spread, the COVID-19 virus has taken a toll on families and small businesses globally. Additionally, widespread stay-at-home orders...

Economic Impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused many stocks in the stock market to plummet.
April 21, 2020

This week the United States declared over half a million COVID-19 cases. Now, many people are practicing social distancing and staying inside to contain the spread. This means that most businesses around...

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