Linn has the 5th highest number of cases in IA while being 2nd in testing

Heather Fleck | Linn County currently has the 5th highest number of individuals that have tested positive, Linn follows Polk, Johnson, Woodbury, and Black Hawk counties respectively. Linn County’s COVID-19 infection number stands at 46,336, with a total of 3,592 deaths in total. Linn trails behind Plok on testing in Iowa, the latter of which has had 122,148 individuals tested as of September 17. 

Greek Orgs Recruit New Members

Marley Carviou | Tau Kappa Epsilon Social Chair, Sam Koeppl (‘23), explained why joining Greek life is a great experience, “My favorite part about being in a fraternity is the friendships you make. I can say with a lot of confidence that I’ve made some lifelong friends from being in a frat and I don’t think I would have had the opportunity to meet some of those guys if I wasn’t in one.”

ResLife introduces new policies this semester amidst COVID-19

By: Ayam Shrestha | “Although COVID has changed a lot of things about our student experience, Residence Life has put many new policies in place that will allow us to still have a positive residential experience,” said McKenna Greenwalt, one of the Assistant Area Coordinator for the Apartments and Houses. “ It may not be the same as other years, but by prioritizing our health and safety as a student body, we are given an opportunity to still have an in-person education.”