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Rise in COVID-19 Cases at UNH Leaves Campus Wary

Rise in COVID-19 Cases at UNH Leaves Campus Wary

Amanda Pirani, News Editor September 21, 2022

DURHAM – A recent report of more than 360 active COVID-19 cases at the University of New Hampshire has given students a sense of deja-vu as they enter their first fall term free of both mask and testing...

Covid College: Zooming in on its impacts on the UNH student community

Covid College: Zooming in on its impacts on the UNH student community

Julie Bobyock , Staff Writer March 9, 2022

It’s been two years since the outbreak of a pandemic that has impacted everyone’s lives – businesses, institutions and corporations globally have had to not only develop countless new protocols,...

Covid cases on campus decline after reaching high of 535

Covid cases on campus decline after reaching high of 535

Hannah Donahue, Content Editor February 15, 2022

As University of New Hampshire (UNH) students returned to the town of Durham in preparation for the spring semester, COVID-19 cases began to rise - hitting an all-time campus high of 535 total positive...

UNH students, administration discuss ‘sick days’ during the pandemic

Anna Kate Munsey October 27, 2021

Fall of 2021 is the fourth consecutive college semester that’s been impacted by COVID-19. In February, University of New Hampshire (UNH) President Dean noted that the university was seeing consequences...

UNH President announces vaccine mandate for all UNH employees

Ben MacKillop October 23, 2021

In an announcement sent out last Friday, UNH President James Dean announced that under new federal requirements some UNH faculty members are considered federal contractors and will now be subject...

UNH lab adds Keene State, Plymouth State and K-12 schools to its testing regimen

UNH lab adds Keene State, Plymouth State and K-12 schools to its testing regimen

Teddy Tauscher October 13, 2021

Through the last year of the COVID-19 pandemic, few things have remained constant for many students at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). While dropping off COVID-19 test samples has been uniform...

Portsmouth High School mandates masks as it returns to in person learning

Portsmouth High School mandates masks as it returns to in person learning

Rhianwen Watkins October 10, 2021

Portsmouth High School’s (PHS) doors welcomed students back in person for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and mandating masks for faculty and students in order to prevent...

Covid persists at UNH despite high vaccination rates

Teddy Tauscher September 27, 2021

As of Aug. 31, 88% of University of New Hampshire (UNH) students arriving in Durham, 77% of UNH faculty and 70% of UNH staff had provided proof of vaccination. Despite relatively high vaccination rates,...

Looming fears of COVID-19 variants challenge UNH’s desire to return to a sense of normalcy

Looming fears of COVID-19 variants challenge UNH’s desire to return to a sense of normalcy

Sarah Levine September 22, 2021

Pupils bustle together, less than 6 feet apart. Laughter is painted on their faces by long-awaited smiles. Life feels standard until they scale the steps of the sumptuous Hamilton...

Women’s soccer has unfinished business after a spring season cut short

Women’s soccer has unfinished business after a spring season cut short

Hannah Donahue August 19, 2021

DURHAM, NH – The spring ended in disappointment for the University of New Hampshire (UNH) women’s soccer team. Their season was cut short and filled with what ifs, but the Wildcats aren’t focusing...

D’Antonio, McDonnell express optimism about the fall season at CAA Media Day 

D’Antonio, McDonnell express optimism about the fall season at CAA Media Day 

joshmorrill July 28, 2021

Far from the usual pageantry of M&T Bank Stadium, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) hosted their annual media day via Zoom on Tuesday afternoon. Commissioner Joe D’Antonio kicked off the...

UNH sees lowest COVID-19 cases since September 2020

UNH sees lowest COVID-19 cases since September 2020

Benjamin Domaingue May 7, 2021

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has seen a sharp decline in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the community.  Even as the university was forced to transition to its orange mode of operations...

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