Many Texas businesses will remain closed despite expiration of stay-at-home order

By Joshua Skinner Medill Reports With Texas’ stay-at-home order set to expire at the end of April, many businesses are preparing to operate in a limited fashion. Others have decided to remain closed for financial, liability, or safety reasons. But on the journey to bring the state economy back to life, not all businesses are […]

Virginia teacher creates PPE using 3D printers

By Yousef Nasser Medill Reports With Virginia public schools closed down for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year due to COVID-19, learn how Carlos Castro, a technical education teacher at Woodbridge Senior High School, is using his expertise to benefit community members in need of PPE. Masked medical professionals hold a note that reads, […]

Local fitness trainer goes virtual amid COVID-19 orders

By Dave Peck Medill Reports The first year of a new business can be stressful. The first year of a new business during a pandemic? Now that’s terrifying. But Bill Buscetto of Buscetto Performance Training has made the jump from in-person to online amid Connecticut’s stay at home orders. While online workouts aren’t ideal, Buscetto […]

COVID-19 on campus

Allegra Zamore Medill Reports The coronavirus pandemic has created a difficult landscape for both administrators and college seniors. University teams have had to make tough decisions, and may face even more challenging times as the fall semester gets closer. It’s clear that no one has the right answer, but everyone is just trying to make […]

Leading the troops: Jahmir Young’s brilliant season ends due to COVID-19

By Evan Brooks Medill Reports Charlotte 49ers All-American point guard Jahmir Young was gearing up for the conference tournament in Frisco Texas with a chance of potentially going to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2005. As COVID-19 took over the world his phenomenal season ended instantly. Photo at top: Jahmir Young brings […]