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Editorial: Don’t stand so close to me

Erin Seaton, Design Editor

April 10, 2020

We’re living in scary times right now— that much is inevitable. Every day, breaking news reports remind us of the ever-increasing numbers of coronavirus diagnoses and the slowly growing death rate worldwide. Life is not easy right now. We’re stuck at home, developing cabin fever, wishing that life could go back to the way it was a few months ago. I know how you feel....

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How to maintain your relationships during a pandemic

April 9, 2020

GREENSBURG, Pa.— Quarantine is in full effect and with it comes the task of social distancing. According to a March 30 study by the CDC, people should...

A sign outside of a business in Olympia, Washington.

The economic impacts of COVID-19

April 9, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– The coronavirus has rapidly spread across the world and U.S. An April 8 post by the CDC has the total number of cases in the U.S....

COVID-19 testing laboratory in Leeds, England.

Testing the limits

April 9, 2020

LAKE CITY, Fla.— Testing remains among many concerns for healthcare workers as the COVID-19 outbreak surges forward. Currently, Duval county has multiple...

Going the distance

Going the distance

April 9, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— As our country continues its struggle with the novel coronavirus, social distancing and quarantine living has become the new normal. This...

You don’t need that much toilet paper

Erin Seaton, Design Editor

March 26, 2020

It’s interesting to think that we’re currently living in a time that high school students will likely write about in their AP World History DBQs 25 years from now. COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus, has been spreading worldwide for nearly four months now. In a such a short time, it has infected over 423,000 people worldwide and claimed the lives of nearly...

St Paddy’s Day

Agnes Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Going green is always the way to go, especially on St. Patrick’s Day. This day remembers St. Patrick, a bishop in Ireland, who preached of Christianity during the fifth century. This holiday is celebrated worldwide, but particularly in countries with people of Irish decent. “I love St. Patrick’s Day,” said Emily Duffy, a student at JU. “It’s...

2019 women's rowing team during a race

Wild about water

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Are you and your friends looking for an exciting activity to participate in to kick off the beginning of spring break? The Jacksonville...

The RiverTones gather before the Choral Invitational on October 10, 2019

Springing into Song

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— From the altos to the sopranos, the RiverTones prepare for their upcoming concert in mid-March. This vocal ensemble is filled...

The hidden dangers of e-cigarettes

Tasnim Rushdan, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Jacksonville University is a smoke- and vape-free campus. This doesn't stop the popularity of vaping with the younger generation, however. According to John Hopkins Medicine, there are a few factors that differentiate vaping and smoking. E-cigarettes heat nicotine and other chemicals to create a vapor that is inhales. Smoking supplies nicotine b...

Raise a glass to Alexander Hamilton

Andrew Lechwar

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Broadway is coming to Jacksonville. From March 17 through March 29, "Hamilton" will be performed at the Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater. The musical will be performed daily on Tuesdays through Sundays and will be performed twice a day on the weekends. "Hamilton" is a musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda that first opened on Broadway in 2015. The m...

No time to relax in lax

Omar Reyes, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— With the dismissal of the Jacksonville University football program, other athletic organizations are poised to show what JU athletes can do. The men’s lacrosse season is in full swing, with one of the best rosters the team has seen in a while. “This is the deepest talent team, I believe, we have ever had at every position,” said Hayden L...

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