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Tag: COVID-19

MU implements CampusClear checkpoints in effort to curb spread of COVID-19

The checkpoints, located at some high-traffic campus buildings, require students to check their symptoms with the CampusClear app.

COLUMN: Mamma Mia! Here we go home again

As students make the decision on whether to return to campus after Thanksgiving, they must keep in mind their lives will change no matter what they decide.

COLUMN: #CampusClear app will not stop COVID-19 spread on campus

The addition of #CampusClear checkpoints around campus is the university’s attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19, but this method will likely not be as effective as it hopes.

MU administrators announce that in-person classes will switch to remote learning following Thanksgiving break

Administrators advise students to stay home over the break and finish classes at home until the spring semester starts on Jan.19

COLUMN: Halloween partygoers exchanged their masks for clown costumes

Partying on Halloween shows a lack of respect for the safety and health of others, especially with Thanksgiving break approaching and people heading home.

Virtual housing fair shows what Columbia has offer for returning students

The housing fair website, with links to past live video tours, will remain open for students through Oct. 31.

MU TikTok star becomes student activist

MU student Connor Clary speaks on using TikTok as an awareness platform while attending school during a pandemic.

MU students and alumni can still celebrate ‘what it means to be a tiger’ through this year’s Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming events will extend through the end of October.

COLUMN: Even a COVID-19 diagnosis can’t fix Trump’s indifference toward the pandemic

On October 1, Donald Trump contracted the coronavirus yet continued his fabled perspective on the pandemic.

New career fair format allows MU students to connect with employers

The fairs were held online this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Hundreds of students collected free masks, T-shirts, and other supplies from last week’s COVID safety fair

The event, which normally takes place in winter, was pushed up and specialized to help protect students during the pandemic

Zoom fatigue is alive on MU’s campus

Zoom fatigue, the exhaustion we feel after communicating with people virtually for hours, is a beatable, common side effect of online school.

Mun Choi updates MSA Senate on Show Me Renewal and answers questions

The Chancellor seeks to continue to tackle COVID-19 while dealing with MU's financial problems.

MU's international students concerned about fall semester while MU makes changes

The Missouri International Student Council and MU International Student and Scholar Services explain what the fall semester looks like for the university's international student community.

COLUMN: “Poolgate”: Tretter jumps headlong into hot waters

Anthony Tretter’s handling of his COVID-19 controversy is so bizarre, he is either living on a different plane of reality or trying to make fools out of us.

Students in quarantine express concerns over housing, access to food

When students are suspected of having or test positive for COVID-19, they are required to quarantine. Several students have expressed concern over access to food and mixed messages from MU.

Protestors voice concerns about MU COVID-19 policies before first home game

A group of labor union workers, graduate students and activists in the Columbia community call themselves the Show-Me Justice Coalition and ask for MU to put "people over profit."

MU expands COVID-19 dashboard, some say changes inadequate

After community feedback, UM spokesperson Christian Basi said MU added new figures to the source, but some maintain that the dashboard provides too little information to be effective.

Students having difficulties getting accessible testing through MU

Despite MU's commitments to providing COVID testing, students find it inaccessible to get tested on campus and some have had to find other methods to do so.

Bars and restaurants hit hard with changing regulations

Columbia's local bars and restaurants are struggling due to changing regulations, and lack of financial aid means having to close for some.