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Navigating the kitchen: Ways to maintain a healthy diet in college

Katherine Albers March 8, 2024 As students embark on their college journeys, they are faced with a variety of challenges, ranging from a heavy course load to their newfound independence. Among these challenges,...

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Implementing gratitude promotes positivity in daily life

Trinity Law February 23, 2024 It is easy in today’s culture to be looking for the next best thing. Whether it is what’s trending on TikTok, promoted by celebrities or just the newest water bottle on the...

On Tuesday, Biden announced that the vaccine will be available to anyone that wants it.

COVID-19 vaccine: My health, my choice

I am employed at a nursing home in Holdrege, NE so the COVID-19 vaccine was offered to me in early January. Some students may be wondering about whether or not they should get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them. I was in the same boat for weeks. Working at a nursing home made me understand that I should get the vaccine to possibly help keep my residents safe. I’m not going to lie, I was terrified. Since the COVID-19 vaccine is so new and is still being studied, I was worried about what I was putting in my body.
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Kearney mask mandate expires without reason

February 25, 2021
This week’s COVID-19 case count fell to two cases, the campus’s best posting since the beginning of the school year. With this accomplishment, students have earned time to relax and take a deep breath- while keeping our masks on.
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Intramural sports continue with restrictions

JESUS MARFILENO February 17, 2021
UNK has made health and safety a priority with its decision to continue offering intramural sports.
Students can get involved by attending events on campus that allow students to safely spend time together.

Ways to get involved on campus during a pandemic

KENNY MITCHELL November 12, 2020 I came to college excited to branch out, make new friends and get involved in many activities. Instead, I eat alone in my room, stress about having to mingle with hundreds...

CDC guidelines recommends everyone wear masks in public to slow the spread of COVID-19.

A pandemic is a different battlefield, protect others

November 12, 2020

On this Veteran’s Day, now is as good a time as ever to honor the people making sacrifices for this country. But after seeing the COVID-19 numbers spike from 19 to 47 student cases this week, it looks...

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Keep following safety precautions during Phase 2

October 8, 2020

As UNK moves into Phase 2 of its COVID-19 procedure, we should all take a moment to feel proud that we have handled this pandemic so well up to now. The disease’s presence on campus has thus far remained...

Senior lecturer Michelle Widger offers an online option for her students who are feeling ill or have been exposed to the coronavirus.

UNK aims to keep campus safe, healthy

CHEYANNE DIESSNER September 3, 2020 Despite the threat of classes going remote yet again, UNK has several safety measures in place to prevent the closing of campus this fall due to the novelty coronavirus. All...

The Market at 27th adjusted its food serving process to enforce social distancing and decrease risks of spreading COVID-19.

On campus facilities make changes due to COVID-19

MITCHELL LIERMAN August 20, 2020 As COVID-19 looms over colleges, UNK officials are implementing new health guidelines. Returning students must face wearing masks, social distancing, and a fundamental change...

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