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By Arianna Schuck Toby Daly-Engel, an assistant professor in Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences at Florida Tech, dedicates her time outside the classroom to saving one particular animal: sharks.  Head of the shark conservation lab on campus, Daly-Engel stated that a scientific study has three major parts: the question, the tools used and the application.  […]

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An Evans library employee wearing one of Gallagher’s masks. Photo// Thomas Handel

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Martin Gallagher, the Digital Scholarship Lab support manager at Florida Tech, is 3D printing masks after recognizing the shortage of medical masks nationwide because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   A Times article published in March cited Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, stating that demand is up 100 times higher than normal, […]

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A Florida Tech student works on a discussion board on Canvas for one of his online classes. Photo// Arianna Schuck

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By Arianna Schuck As of March 23, Florida Tech has canceled face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the semester because of COVID-19, causing many students to adjust to online platform learning methods.  “I was sad because I wanted to continue going to class,” said Rosalia Antinarelli, a freshman majoring in forensic psychology. “However once I […]

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There is a wealth of information to navigate in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. New research continues to develop; clinical trials of candidate vaccines have begun, and a joint study including the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed more about the transmission of the virus.  In […]

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By Johnny O’Brien A call to action for pass or fail classes at Florida Tech, that was created by an SGA senator, has over 2,200 signatures since the petition was posted on chang.org five days ago.  Madison Ulvenes, a sophomore majoring in sustainability, created the petition on Wednesday, Mar. 25 to give a voice to […]

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Madison Ulvenes created the pass or fail petition for Florida Tech on Mar. 25. Today at appromixately 1:45 p.m. it had 2,291 signatures. Photo…