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Benton County COVID-19 cases are on the rise largely due to unvaccinated populations and the Delta variant’s increased transmissibility. Students are recommended to continue to wear masks as an effective preventative measure against COVID-19.

COVID-19 rates increase, Benton County officials urge residents to get vaccinated

Elijah Dodd, News Contributor
September 27, 2021

COVID-19 rates in Benton County had been dropping since January. After a period of decline, infection rates are on the rise again—in part due to the new Delta variant. As of the week of Sept....

The McMenamins dining room sits mostly empty in January, 2020. 

Students lose jobs, face unemployment following new COVID-19 prevention policies

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
March 30, 2020

The recent changes in local and federal government due to COVID-19 have created state-wide unemployment spikes as businesses are changing policy to limit contact, leaving students facing uncertain futures...

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