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Students lose belongings in coronavirus shipping and storage accommodations

560 Lincoln and Kemper Hall. When students hurried home in March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many left most of their belongings behind in hopes that they would be back for Spring Quarter.
October 1, 2020

When the pandemic upended housing plans, many students could not return to pack up belongings — a closet full of clothes, electronics and sometimes wads of cash — left behind in their dorm rooms in...

A comprehensive list of COVID-19 testing sites in Evanston

Evanston implemented a stay-at-home advisory beginning on Monday morning.
September 28, 2020

Here is a map of the places where you can get tested for COVID-19 in Evanston. Zoom out to see the nearest Illinois Department of Health testing sites, where anyone can get tested for free without an appointment...

Northwestern’s contact tracing system falls through the cracks

Students say the problem is not about the University’s testing capacity, but rather, its inability to effectively communicate to students
September 27, 2020

Curtis DeBisschop only found out he tested positive for COVID-19 through the city of Evanston’s online portal. The SESP senior got tested at the Donald P. Jacobs Center on Northwestern’s Evanston...

Men’s club rugby stays motivated and optimistic during the pandemic

(Courtesy of Northwestern men’s club rugby)
The men’s club rugby team after a match.
September 27, 2020

Like many other teams, men’s club rugby had its spring season cut short last March. However, the team is preparing to begin practices for the year under new guidelines. For the fall, clubs are allowed...

Northwestern changes course, expands COVID-19 testing to underclassmen living in Evanston

The Donald P. Jacobs Center will close its asymptomatic testing center Dec. 21 to Jan 2.
September 25, 2020

Northwestern announced in an email that it has secured additional COVID-19 testing capacity and plans to expand asymptomatic testing to first- and second-years in the Evanston area. Previously, the...

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