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Three new cases were reported among students, with no new cases among employees.

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Sonja Michaels | Editor-in-Chief New COVID-19 cases at Florida Tech declined last week, according to the university’s weekly update. Three new cases were reported among students, with no new cases reported among employees. So far, 37 students and 15 employees have tested positive in the spring semester. Of the 37 students who tested positive, 18 […]

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In the week ending on Nov. 13, Florida Tech confirmed 35 new cases of COVID-19 among students and employees. This is the highest number of confirmed cases among the Florida Tech community in a single week, exceeding the previous spike of 18 cases reported on Oct. 16. “Yes, it may have felt worth it to […]

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By Arianna Schuck Precautionary measures regarding COVID-19 are visible around Florida Tech’s campus, as students attend classes in person or remotely.  Florida Tech President T. Dwayne McCay announced Friday in the weekly COVID-19 update that there were two new student cases, with no new cases among faculty and staff. As of Saturday, the Florida Department […]

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On March 27, Congress approved a  $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic  Security bill. This bill is known as the CARES Act and aims to provide fast and direct economic assistance for American workers, families and small businesses, as well as to preserve jobs for the American industries.  According to the stimulus bill, about […]

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Irritability. Sadness. Loss of appetite. These are a few signs and symptoms individuals may experience due to social distancing and isolation, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  “Feeling lonely or isolated can be a crippling sensation,” Erika Pobee-Mensah, the outreach coordinator for Florida Tech’s Counseling and Psychological Services, said in an […]

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By Arianna Schuck According to Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit in Virginia dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illnesses, there has been a 12 to 19 percent increase in anxiety since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.  “It is normal to have a lot of big feelings during this […]

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In light of face-to-face graduation ceremonies being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Florida Tech is offering the first ever virtual commencement for 2020 graduates that will be released on Youtube and Facebook on Friday, May 8 at 5 p.m.  According to Caroline Johnston from the registrar’s office, there are approximately 1,236 expected spring 2020 […]