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Allen Community College is ramping up for the spring term, poised to navigate the challenges brought about COVID-19. According to vice president Cynthia Jacobson, “we’re doing better than we did to start off last semester”…

The Class of 2020 faced a most unusual end of their high school years because of the coronavirus pandemic. For those who went on to college, what followed was an even more unusual beginning. The…

Allen Community College has been hit hard with COVID-19 since the fall semester began. “We ballooned up to a very large number,” said vice president Cynthia Jacobson, in reference to the total number of cases.…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A group of University of Kansas students went on a strike from classes on Monday to protest the opening of the campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. The University of Kansas held…

Off-campus gatherings of young adults appear to have contributed to an increase in positive cases of COVID-19, officials with Pittsburg State University and the Crawford County Health Department announced at a news briefing on Wednesday.…

One of Allen Community College’s newest instructors sees communication as a bridge connecting people to each other and to the world. But starting a new job during the coronavirus pandemic means she may need to…

Armando Colome squares off against Camilo Patino in a game of ping pong on Allen Community College’s first day of the 2020 fall semester.

When the coronavirus first hit ACC last March, administrators gathered quickly to plot their course. In short order, they decided to move all classes online and ask students to immediately vacate residence halls. Ryan Bilderback,…

The coronavirus dominated discussions at Tuesday night’s meeting of the ACC board of trustees as the college continues to prepare for students returning amidst the pandemic. The concern is not unwarranted. Early testing has already…

TOPEKA — Washburn University has announced its spring 2020 Dean’s List honorees. To qualify, a student must be enrolled in 12 hours of graded credits and earn a semester grade point average of 3.4 to…