Scientists Work on Coronavirus Vaccine

By Chelsea Boyd As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak rages on, one question still looms over everyone’s head: what if a vaccine is never made? At the moment, scientists are claiming a vaccine could be ready as soon as September. Sarah Gilbert, professor of vaccinology at Oxford University, told The Times she was “80 percent confident” that the vaccine being... Continue Reading →

Parkville Community Copes with Pandemic

By Nyjah Chaney Ecliff Wardlow, an OR Technician and member of the Parkville community, has been active in the community for a year in a half. Those that live in the area were no strangers and always willing to help. “I remember when the family suffered a big loss, the neighbors like to help out... Continue Reading →

Residents Vacate Campus

By Liz Shin When the semester is over or students are graduating, residents move off campus. Due to the increase of COVID-19 death tolls in the United States, resident students had to move out earlier than expected, as the university took precautions to put all their staff, faculty and students’ health as a priority.  “I... Continue Reading →

Pandemic Passtimes

By Galilea Escobedo While some states have begun lifting the restriction on stay-at-home orders, many NDMU students live in Maryland. Many companies have begun providing free services for users abiding to the lockdown measures. These things range from workout classes to meditation, to free tutoring services. Below a list has been compiled on what things... Continue Reading →

Number of Coronavirus Cases Climbs

By Kiyah Rogers The coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is increasing on a daily basis. The data from the number of confirmed coronaviruses is released around 10 a.m. by the Maryland Department of Health. According to WBALTV, as of Wednesday, April 8, there are a total number of 5,529 confirmed cases, 124 deaths, and 1,210 hospitalizations.... Continue Reading →

Dating at a Distance

By Kathleen Malone Jake Oliver and his girlfriend Kate have been together for six and a half months. They had their first date in October of 2019 and started dating that November. From watching Raven’s games, going out to dinner every week, and hanging out and watching Netflix, they spent almost every day together. They... Continue Reading →

New Symptoms Found with Coronavirus

By Tynasia Southerland In 2019, the Coronavirus came to America from China. It is difficult to tell when someone has the virus because the symptoms may not appear immediately.  The The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has advised people to wear masks and gloves and to refrain from touching their faces. Citizens are also asked... Continue Reading →

Tik Tok App Entertains During Quarantine

By Kiyah Rogers Covid-19 impacts individuals in different ways. It has ended the semester for college students, eliminated prom for juniors, impacted graduation for seniors, and led to the deaths of thousands of people.  Despite these impacts, people are also doing things such as making masks, and donating food, money, and other resources to potential... Continue Reading →

Gov. Hogan Issues Shelter-in-Place Order for Maryland

By Chelsea Boyd On March 30, Governor Larry Hogan declared an Executive Order which calls for all Marylanders to shelter-in-place except for “essential personnel” to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Hogan explained during his COVID-19 Announcement that the bill will prohibit “large gatherings and events and closing senior centers, and all non-essential businesses and other... Continue Reading →

Colleagues Connect During Pandemic

By Kathleen Malone The NDMU campus has been closed for almost a month. Many students are attending online classes via Zoom. However, NDMU is not alone in the shift to online-only interactions. Faculty and staff are having meetings, lunch hours, and even casual chats on Zoom.  The department of Institutional Advancement has been meeting via... Continue Reading →

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