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Story by Cassie Clark / Contributing Writer Photo via Pexels President Joe Biden announced on Thursday his newest effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant. The plan included a vaccine requirement for all federal employees and contractors, with limited exceptions. In addition, private businesses with more than 100 employees must now require vaccines or …

Photo via MTSU Early this summer, Middle Tennessee State University students felt comfortable returning to school since the pandemic’s end was in sight. However, the Delta variant became more prominent, and the number of positive COVID-19 cases rose worldwide and in Rutherford county, thus sending MTSU a few steps back. At the beginning of August, …

Photo via Pexels President Sidney McPhee has announced via email that masks will again be required inside university facilities. Due to increased positive COVID-19 cases with the Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control has responded by announcing new guidelines to help slow the spread. “In keeping with these recommendations, effective Wednesday, August 11, we …