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We spent more than two years in the coronavirus pandemic wearing masks until March 25, 2022, when all fifty U.S. states officially turned to a mask optional policy.

Guilford College lifts community mask mandate

Sheila Sosa, Staff Writer May 18, 2022

It has been more than two years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to the shutdown of many schools, stores and other public places in North Carolina and across the country. According...

Starting March 21, new mask policies went into effect at Guilford, making masks optional inside all buildings on campus.

Without masks, will life return to normal?

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer March 26, 2022

Two years after the first COVID-19 outbreaks in China, cases of the virus are finally on the decline, with two doses of vaccines and a booster currently available to those aged 5 and older. After two...

N.C. governor Roy Cooper has stated mask mandates for state agencies and facilities will be lifted on March 7.

Guilford College community continues testing and vaccination efforts as COVID-19 cases decline

Shugo Izumi, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

It has been more than two years since the first COVID-19 outbreaks in Wuhan, China. People’s activities have been restricted, interpersonal interaction has been reduced and people in countries around...

No Mask, No Problem.

Logan King, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

Are we there yet? As COVID-19 cases decrease, we are finally starting to see some normalcy back in our society. It is very nice to see people's smiles and read facial expressions again. I like that the...

Queen Elizabeth II has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

After evading the virus for two years, Queen Elizabeth diagnosed with COVID-19

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

On Feb. 20, Queen Elizabeth II was diagnosed with COVID-19 after avoiding the virus for the last two years. The Queen is fully vaccinated and has had the booster vaccine, but was still reported to have...

Luge athlete Andriy Mandziy of Ukraine competes at the 2022 Winter Olympics on Feb. 6, 2022.

Controversy leaves its mark on 2022 Winter Olympics

Sabrina Lavine, Staff Writer February 27, 2022

After four years, the Winter Olympics returned this month, and the 2022 Beijing Olympic Games certainly have been memorable ones. This year's Games not only had to face the lasting effects of the COVID-19...

Staff Editorial: Prevalence of gun violence should not return

February 27, 2022

“It’s important to stay safe” is a sentence we have heard frequently since the beginning of the decade. As COVID restrictions across the United States are slowly being lifted, we have returned to...

Guilford College has implemented a COVID-19 booster vaccine mandate for all students, staff and faculty.//Miguel Tremblay, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

COVID-19 cases decrease as Guilford requires vaccination booster for community

Sary Guerra, Staff Writer February 27, 2022

COVID-19 cases have significantly decreased on Guilford College’s campus this school year when compared to previous years, due to the college’s enforcement of vaccinations and mask mandates on campus.  Guilford's...

Goodbye Zoom, and hello, classroom!

Meghan Curley, Staff Writer February 5, 2022

As of last week, Guilford College has officially switched from online classes to in-person instruction, allowing students and teachers to return to the classroom. With the shift to in-person classes, students...

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