Throughout the country, students are experiencing coronavirus-related fear. However, international students have a unique set of fears that others may not. No only are they worried about themselves in the U.S.’ COVID-19 hotspot, but there may also be worry for their families abroad.
The coronavirus has taken control of people’s lives. It canceled March Madness. It postponed the Olympics. It canceled spring sports. It shut down businesses and cost people their jobs. It put timelines on hold.
A few weeks ago, the Missouri State baseball team left for Kansas City mid-morning to fly to California for a weekend series against the University of California Irvine — an area that was already impacted by the coronavirus.
A Missouri State official confirmed Wednesday local hospitals have requested MSU provide a select residence hall as a place for local health care workers to stay while COVID-19 cases rise in Greene County.
The day I turned 16 I got a job at the best restaurant in town. Granted, it was a local Mexican restaurant nestled inside a motel built for truckers and was on its way to being condemned. But for my quaint town in the middle of Missouri, there was no finer dining establishment.
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, ripple effects have caused mass cancellations throughout the sports and entertainment world. This opens the door for alternative forms of media to enter into the viewing spectrum.
Springfield Public Schools announced they are requiring employees to return to work during the COVID-19 outbreak on March 24 to provide childcare services for healthcare providers and first responders.
Following Greene County’s announcement of a “stay-at-home” order on March 24, Missouri State University officials have responded with a COVID-19 Work and Compensation Policy. A release provided on MSU’s website promises details of the policy March 25.
Every morning when Kyle Weems wakes up, he immediately grabs his phone and scrolls through Twitter in hopes of news the Italian government has canceled the rest of the Lega Basket Serie season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Missouri State University announced the extension of spring break and the move to online classes on Tuesday, March 17. This came several days after the University of Missouri system released a press release announcing their move to online learning starting March 13.
A Missouri State University lacrosse player tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday morning, head coach Donnie Curran confirmed to The Standard. It is the first confirmed case with ties to the university.
Missouri State University's Residence Life, Housing and Dining Services is offering “40% credit of the housing accommodation charges for the Spring 2020 semester” back to students' university accounts to those who check out of their hall by April 12, according to an update on MSU’s website Friday.
As of March 20, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department reported there are eight cases of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, in Greene County. Gov. Parson reported the first death in Boone County on Wednesday.
In an effort to combat COVID-19 and serve the public, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has set up a mobile testing site. Today’s testing site is located in Springfield’s downtown, but it is not open to just anyone.
On Tuesday, March 18, Missouri State sent out a mass email announcing spring break will be extended through March 27 and all in-person classes beginning March 30 will be taught through “alternative means.”
By now, I believe everyone has either heard of or prepared for the COVID-19 outbreak. As we watch the numbers grow in our country, we must also be aware of how this virus has affected other countries. For those of you who don’t know, Italy’s number of confirmed cases has drastically increase…
Missouri State University is requiring students and staff to immediately notify Magers Health and Wellness Center if they travel to countries the CDC has labeled as level 2 countries affected by COVID-19.
Missouri State University officials are continuing to monitor the threat of coronavirus to the community in the coming months, especially with the Disease Control and Prevention’s recent warnings, and the partnership MSU has with its “China branch campus” in Dalian, China.
What death frightens you the most? Drowning? Falling from a great height? Dying in a car crash? Succumbing to a disease that kills less than 3% of those infected and has infected 11 people in your country of 350,000,000?
What death frightens you the most? Drowning? Falling from a great height? Dying in a car crash? Or succumbing to a disease that kills less than 3% of those infected and has infected seven people in your country of 350,000,000?