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COVID help not enough

January 19, 2021

Late March COVID-19 restrictions went into effect, plunging the country into a void of uncertainty. As small businesses and big corporations alike were forced to shut down with no clear date of reopening,...

Alternative winter break finds recipe for success

January 19, 2021

This year’s alternative winter break varied from that of previous years. In the past, alternative winter break consisted of traveling to different states across the U.S., assisting in tasks like...

Vaccine becomes available

Vaccine becomes available
January 19, 2021

COVID-19 has plagued our planet for about a year now. Since it was qualified as a national pandemic, government testing facilities all over the world have been working day in and day out to create a vaccine...

Historic Theater Attempts to Stay Afloat Through Pandemic

November 24, 2020

When COVID-19 struck the United States in the spring, movie theaters began to close their doors. While many appear concerned for the well-being of large movie theater chains, those in smaller towns are...

Virtual Winter Break Trips

Students participating in the local alternative break trip help with the Madison Reading Project on March 21, 2019. This year’s winter break service trip will be done virtually.
November 24, 2020

The Volunteer Center at Madison College is holding Virtual Alternative Breaks Service opportunities over the upcoming winter break. What is that exactly? Since COVID-19, things have become different...

COVID-19 Infiltrates Badger Football 

Coach Paul Chryst of the Wisconsin Badgers looks on before the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium on Nov. 30, 2019 in Minneapolis. A COVID-19 outbreak among Wisconsin players and coaches forced the cancellation of two games, but the team hopes to return this weekend.
Badgers await end of COVID-19 break in play
November 11, 2020

When the Big Ten announced its return in September, the public’s excitement largely overshadowed concerns about spreading COVID-19. Just days after the Wisconsin Badgers rolled to a win against the Illinois...

Tips to Celebrate Halloween Safely 

October 28, 2020

With Halloween coming up, many people around the United States have questioned how to have a safe celebration. In light of this, Public Health of Madison and Dane County has released tips to...

Is the NFL Fumbling its Response to the Pandemic?  

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks with Cam Newton before the game against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on Sept. 13, in Foxborough, MA. Newton is one of several NFL players currently out due to COVID-19.
October 14, 2020

In Week 4 the NFL had to postpone one game and reschedule another because of positive Covid tests to players on three teams. The Titans reported more than 20 members of their organization had...

Badger Talks Live alleviating the stress of a pandemic 

Badger Talks Live alleviating the stress of a pandemic 
October 14, 2020

Seven months have passed since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. Since then, Badger Talks has evolved to support the Wisconsin population by alleviating this stressful time through a brand-new online...

Thinking About Food Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

October 14, 2020

World Food Day is celebrated in October each year by the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, and this is the 75th anniversary of the event.    For...

UW-Madison Taking Extra Precautions Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases 

Witte Hall is one of two UW-Madison student dorms that were put under quarantine for two weeks.
Isolating the infected
September 30, 2020

The University of Wisconsin – Madison faced some backlash when students returned to campus in late August. A week prior, some students, professors, and staff asked for Chancellor Rebecca Blank to move...

Political pressure should not influence FDA emergency use authorization decisions 

The Infectious Diseases Society of America revised its COVID-19 treatment guidelines Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, urging hospitals to halt all usage of the drug in treating COVID-19 patients.
September 19, 2020

Recently, President Trump was accused of pressuring FDA officials to issue an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the use of hydroxychloroquine sulfate and chloroquine phosphate to treat COVID-19. Major...

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