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Undergraduate summer study abroad programs canceled, GLO email says

Undergraduate summer study abroad programs canceled, GLO email says

James Pollard, Campus Editor

March 27, 2020

Summer 2020 credit-bearing undergraduate study abroad programs scheduled between June and August have been canceled, according to an email obtained by The Daily. The U.S. Department of State issued a Global Level Four Health Advisory on March 19, advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel...

Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus in Evanston

Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus in Evanston

Eva Herscowitz, Reporter

March 26, 2020

Though confirmed COVID-19 cases in Evanston aren’t nearing the numbers reported in New York, California and Washington, the novel coronavirus is affecting the Illinois suburb in a multitude of ways. Here’s what Evanston residents should know about the coronavirus: COVID-19 by the numbers As of 3 p.m. Thursd...

First Evanston resident with COVID-19 dies

First Evanston resident with COVID-19 dies

Emma Edmund, Print Managing Editor

March 26, 2020

A resident who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 from the Three Crowns Park community died Sunday evening, officials from the community confirmed. This marks the first Evanston resident’s death from the virus. The identity, age and gender of the person were not immediately released. The resident...

Registrar: ‘NR’ grades assigned temporarily if final assessments disrupted

Registrar: ‘NR’ grades assigned temporarily if final assessments disrupted

James Pollard, Campus Editor

March 25, 2020

As Winter Quarter grades became public shortly after 3 p.m. CST, students may have seen a grade of “NR” on CAESAR. If “disruption” at the end of Winter Quarter impacted announcement a student’s ability to complete the final assessment or the instructor’s ability to grade it, no quality grade may ...

Gov. Pritzker issues “shelter-in-place” order, effective Saturday

Gov. Pritzker issues “shelter-in-place” order, effective Saturday

Sneha Dey, City Editor

March 20, 2020

All Illinois residents are to “shelter in place” starting Saturday at 5 p.m. as part of the state’s latest effort to slow the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov J.B. Pritzker announced at a press conference. This order will affect the state’s 12.6 million residents. Pritzker’s directive mandates that...