The Buchtelite

Question: Are You Concerned About the Coronavirus? Why or Why Not?

Question: Are You Concerned About the Coronavirus? Why or Why Not?

By Elizabeth Heckler, Social Media Editor

February 13, 2020

Kamari Davis, Senior, Psychology “I am actually concerned about the coronavirus, because I don’t really know what it is. I just want to be protected. I don’t want to get any unknown viruses.” Stacia Miller, Senior, Psychology “Somewhat, just because of the way it’s being portrayed on social media...

University Travel Restrictions Implemented Due to Coronavirus Despite No Cases in Ohio

University Travel Restrictions Implemented Due to Coronavirus Despite No Cases in Ohio

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

On Jan. 31, students at The University of Akron received an announcement through Zipmail with an update on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and new travel restrictions being enforced in the United States.  In the announcement, Dr. Joe Urgo, Executive Vice President and Provost, as well as Lisa Ritenour, Director of Student Health Services, said UA will be temporarily restricting University-sponsored travel to C...