While the Big 10 and Pac-12 conferences recently postponed their seasons, the remaining Power Five conferences are intending to play college football this fall. While many professional athletes can opt-out of playing, college athletes cannot do so.
#OPINION Users are taking advantage of social media spaces to have conversations about relevant issues from COVID-19 to the crisis in Yemen. However, some of these widely-shared posts have contained fallacies ranging from harmless to potentially harmful.
In the event of a student housing closure because of COVID-19, a new housing policy would have required students to pay potentially thousands of dollars in fees. The policy was changed after a large number of students protested on social media.
The “Heroes Don’t Get Zeros” rally and march in front of the Stony Brook University Hospital on July 22. Workers demanded that the administration pressure the SUNY Board of Trustees to secure hazard pay for essential healthcare employees.
International students and students from states with high rates of COVID-19 must quarantine either in New York or in a state with any travel restrictions before moving into university housing. Students may quarantine on or off-campus.
The rally and march, called “Heroes Don’t Get Zeros,” took place on Wednesday, July 22. Participants signed a petition calling on Stony Brook affiliated hospitals to secure $2,500 hazard pay for essential employees who have been working since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The America East has postponed fall sports to the spring. Many other conferences have canceled their fall sports seasons as well, including the Patriot League, Ivy League and several Division II and Division III conferences
The developing world is largely ignored by most Americans. It’s time that American media, and Americans themselves, begin to recognize the impact that a global pandemic has outside of Europe and the U.S.