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The Biden Administrations vaccine mandate was blocked for large employers on Jan. 13. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? Jan. 14

Alexandrea Bonilla January 14, 2022

1. The U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a vaccine mandate for large businesses but allowed which mandate to stay for healthcare workers?a. Healthcare workers with a private...

Students gather together for class amidst the pandemic protocols. Photo credit: Alex Jeppson

Teaching in a pandemic: the wrong choice either way

Tyler Haslam April 21, 2021

Educating during the pandemic has been difficult, to say the least.From district leaders to teachers to the students themselves, it has not been easy to obtain or deliver an ideal education as COVID-19...

In 2020, there was 25% more violence in Ogden city than in 2019. COVID-19 is thought to have been a leading cause in this raise of violence. Photo credit: WSU Arcives

Consequences of COVID in the community

Mackenzie Dessin April 7, 2021

SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19, has rocked the globe with its widespread effects. It has taken over two million lives worldwide and over 500,000 lives in the U.S. Each state has been impacted differently,...

Wide-scale COVID-19 testing for students and employees at Weber State University began on Nov. 10. Photo credit: Weber State University

Get educated on immunology with HAS 3980

Lucas Moore March 24, 2021

In the spring 2021 semester, Weber State University offered the HAS 3980, “Immunology of COVID-19” course. In this class, students learn and interpret the hard facts of pandemics, viruses and...

Texas has been hit with a winter storm that has caused record-breaking cold temperatures, snowfall and power outages. (Image from Pixabay

Do you know your news? Feb. 19

Joshua Kamp February 17, 2021

1. U.S. fast-food workers went on strike this week in 15 cities to force action on what issue? a. Minimum wage b. Workplace safety c. Workplace equality d. Healthcare 2. A dramatic decline of COVID-19...

Lt. Gov. and Gov. Elect Spencer Cox tweeted about giving protestors on his property cookies and hot chocolate. Photo credit: twitter.com

COVID-19 doesn’t take a backseat just because you’re tired of it

Jennifer Greenlee November 30, 2020

Before Thanksgiving, I was working on a column about how we need to stay safe but change the narrative. I wanted to tell people to put COVID-19 further down in news stories and keep it out of the lead....

Fear Factory takes health precautions to keep attendees safe during pandemic. (Fear Factory)

Even a pandemic can’t stop a screaming good time

Caitlyn Nichols October 28, 2020

Sarah Earnshaw contributed to this story and filmed the accompanying video.The CDC guidelines online listed “going to an indoor haunted house where people may be crowded together and screaming”...

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