Coronavirus Updates

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Going into college can feel intimidating: you’re living in a new place away from home, making new friends, taking challenging classes, having more freedom and responsibility. Read more

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The decision to live on campus amid the pandemic presents a challenge for many incoming and returning students. BGSU’s Chief Health Officer Ben Batey recommends that all on-campus students familiarize themselves with the quarantine and isolation process before returning to campus. Read more

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As BGSU prepares for the return of students, faculty and staff this fall, many questions remain unanswered, but the university is working alongside newly-hired Chief Health Officer Ben Batey to implement safety measures across campus.   Read more

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many colleges to reevaluate opening for the fall. BGSU is undergoing extreme protocol changes for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, while following guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, as well as the Ohio Department of Health. Read more

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In the latest edition of The Swoop Podcast, Chase Bachman and Shayne Nissen talk about the MAC postponing fall sports to the spring, Power 5 conferences postponing football, and area high schools going forward as planned. Read more

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The growing surge of COVID-19 cases across the country has brought on new challenges, including the return of collegiate sports. The Mid-American Conference has responded by delaying the start of fall Olympic sports until Sept. 3. Read more

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According to a press release from the Wood County Courts, Wood County common pleas and municipal judges have consulted with the WCHD on procedures for jury trials that maintain social distancing and other steps to ensure these procedures align with public health guidance. Recommendations wer… Read more

The coronavirus shut down sucks. Like, really sucks. It sucks so much that not even movies were spared from COVID-19, which shut down theaters everywhere and delayed movies seemingly indefinitely. Not all hope is lost, however. A few movies have a new release date in sight. Here are five mov… Read more

With COVID-19 affecting millions of people every day, people are doing their best to reach out and help one another. Since Lady Gaga announced her star-studded televised “Together at Home” benefit show, with proceeds going to funding protective equipment for medical workers through the World… Read more

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On March 13, President Rogers announced the remainder of the classes for the 2020 spring semester will be held online. While this is not the last semester many seniors had in mind, students are adjusting and seeing the good in this situation. Read more

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Celebrating their 25th year, the 24-hour dance marathon Falcon Miracles takes on a new name and form during these unprecedented times. Like many other events on campus, due to the novel coronavirus, the face-to-face event was cancelled. However, that did not stop this group of volunteers fro… Read more

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In the jumbled environment of enclosed communication due to the coronavirus, organized sports have taken a back seat. Unable to perform the usual daily habits in the locker room or practice, BGSU hockey is aiming to grow together while remaining isolated. Read more

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On March 12, the NCAA announced all winter and spring sport championships were canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus. This decision led to the cancellation of the NCAA Diving Zones, which featured two student-athletes from BGSU. Read more