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Small businesses provide free food to those in need

As schools around the country are shut down due to Covid-19, many families who previously relied on free school lunches did not know how to feed their children. Country-wide, more than 20.2 million students receive free lunches from their schools, and 1.8 million receive reduced price lunches.  With rising panic from parents around the country, small businesses have stepped up

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Students give back to the community during the pandemic

Under the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, many individuals have purchased N95 face masks. This specific mask filters out particulates within the air and is required by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for health care workers and first responders, according to the FDA. However, the urgency for the general public to take precautionary measures has led to a shortage

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Colleges modify SAT/ACT policies due to coronavirus

On Mar. 31, the University of California schools decided to implement temporary measures which relax undergraduate admissions standardized testing requirements for students looking to enroll at UC for fall 2020 and future years as applicable. Many other colleges nationwide have also switched to a test-optional system for the current junior class, because of the inability for these students to take

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Opinion: COVID-19 fundamentally changes how seniors select colleges

By Vivienne Tran & Emma Williams Attending Zoom webinars in lieu of admitted students days means that the faces of your future classmates are replaced by muted, gray boxes. Technical difficulties and a lack of real human interaction make it difficult to pay attention and gain useful information. Of course, many of us could not visit college campuses anyways, but

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