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Many countries around the world look towards national lockdowns to aid them at combating the COVID-19 pandemic, but what are the pros and cons of these lockdowns?

What lockdowns can mean during the pandemic

Bradley Gambosi
December 7, 2020
COVID-19 cases climbing in Illinois

COVID-19 cases climbing in Illinois

Claire Evelyne Edwards, Editor-in-Chief
November 10, 2020
Visiting colleges has been more of a challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic.

College visits affected by COVID-19

Gabby Roussos, Features Editor
November 6, 2020
Former ER nurse Ms. Jen Davis described working with COVID-19 patients and recovering from the virus herself.  She now works as a home infusion nurse.

Former ER nurse discusses living with COVID-19

Claire Evelyne Edwards, Editor-in-Chief
September 30, 2020
This screenshot of the Illinois Department of Public Health from Sept. 28 shows recent statistics from Illinois regarding COVID-19.

How to understand numbers behind COVID-19 deaths

Juliet Barone, COVID-19 Editor
September 28, 2020
Students find ways to cope during pandemic

Students find ways to cope during pandemic

Meghan Angus
September 18, 2020
Music teacherKaleigh Mattson's small business faced new challenges once the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

Pandemic causes small music business to adapt

P. Slater, Graphics Manager
September 13, 2020
Many stores closed completely because of the coronavirus pandemic with some staying open with few customers.  Many workers incomes have been affected.

Workers face smaller incomes because of pandemic

Maddie Johnson, Features Editor
September 8, 2020
Junior Yirga Boeringa works at his designated remote learning area. Many students have found a place at home to be focused while they are in their classes. Others have just been comfortable in their beds.

Students share feelings on remote learning

Gabby Roussos, Features Editor
September 4, 2020
Bryce Harris, Robby Hajduk, Vincent Van Eck and the rest of the varsity boys cross country team line up at the starting line before they race at home against Oswego East on Aug. 29. Runners mask up until seconds before the starting gun goes off. Minooka won the meet, 24-34.

Athletes adjust to new COVID-19 procedures

Leah Barys, Sports Editor
September 4, 2020
A woman is wearing a mask to protect herself from the virus, but appears to be alone and surrounded by the dark. Numerous medical agencies stress the importance of monitoring mental health, especially during tough times like these.

Mental health concerns amid coronavirus pandemic

Juliet Barone, COVID-19 Editor
September 3, 2020
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