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Problems in Testing Accessibility Heighten Panic

Accessibility to COVID-19 tests has become a controversial subject. (Courtesy of Twiter)

Christopher Kerrane, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

The lack of widespread availability of testing for the virus is compounding this sense of emergency.

Protecting Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

Protecting Mental Health During a Public Health Crisis

April 1, 2020

Hopefully, the spotlight on mental health right now will demonstrate the need for increased availability of resources in the long term.

Collective Accountability is Necessary to Reduce Coronavirus Spread

The COVID-19 provides an opportunity for reflection. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Lindsay Grippo, Editorial Director Emerita

April 1, 2020

As Americans struggle to contain the spread of COVID-19, these circumstances call into question the sociocultural factors that have impacted our approach toward the virus so far.

Governor Cuomo’s Leadership Outshines President Trump’s

Gov. Cuomo has been prasied for his responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Allison Lecce, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Cuomo's leadership and willingness to rise to the occasion is a stark contrast to Trump's laid-back approach.

Healing Through Compassion

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Dylan Balsamo, Assistant Sports Editor

April 1, 2020

The love that we are displaying for each other right now can give us the strength that we collectively need to fix our problems.

Private Jet Subsidies Must Be Eliminated

Private jets are exclusively the domain of the extremely wealthy. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Sean Franklin, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Any country that is even the slightest bit interested in cutting carbon emissions should be scrapping private-jet subsidies immediately.

Quarantines Act as Band-Aids on the Climate Crisis

Climate change requires more long-term and practical solutions. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Rachel Gow, Culture Editor

April 1, 2020

We must find feasible solutions to global warming and pollution that work with our routines not throw them into disarray.

Online Interactions Provide Comfort During Social Distancing

Social media has become an important tool during social distancing. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Jillian Kenny, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Taking advantage of private social media connections as much as we can will help us through this COVID-19 crisis.

College Students Must Do Their Part to Flatten the Curve

College Students Must Do Their Part to Flatten the Curve

March 25, 2020

Even if you may not be in serious danger if you contract the virus, ignoring the precautions puts vulnerable populations at risk.

Keeping Solidarity from a Distance

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Hunter Benegas, Visual Director

March 25, 2020

In trying times, a lot is changing around us, but I realize the only constants we have are the people around us.

Endorsements Promote Democratic Party Unity

Endorsements from former candidates have been a hot topic in the Democratic primaries. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Noah Osborne, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Instead of trying to weaponize the concept of endorsements during the 2020 election, Americans should endeavor to use the concept to bring unity and solidarity to the nation.

Tuition Refund Would Send Needed Message

Many students are calling for a tuition refund after the suspension of face-to-face classes. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Rachel Gow, Culture Editor

March 25, 2020

A tuition reimbursement, however small, will send a message to families that the university recognizes the difficult times ahead and is dedicated to ensuring the safety and health of students and their families.

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