While a lot of people are wondering how grade school students will be safe coming into school a few hours a day, think about a university campus, where thousands of students are learning and living together.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Sacred Heart University President John Petillo sent out a warning to the student community after recent outbreaks among students. The university released a few videos with Petillo urging students to take “the pandemic seriously.” Sacred Heart has reported 105 positive cases over the past week alone, giving it a 1.5% positive […]
SHU reports 96 students currently positive for COVID-19, 32 recovered, off-campus students moved to distance learning after uptick in cases
The Department of Public Health issued a Labor Day weekend COVID-19 alert, citing clusters of cases springing up among college students.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — With the coronavirus spreading through colleges at alarming rates, universities are scrambling to find quarantine locations in dormitory buildings and off-campus properties to isolate the thousands of students who have caught COVID-19 or been exposed to it. Sacred Heart University has converted a 34-room guest house at the former Connecticut headquarters […]
Protesters gathered in Hartford on Friday to rally against police brutality.
Gov. Lamont, officers say changes need to be made after death of an unarmed black man in Minneapolis
The death of an unarmed African-American man in Minneapolis has sparked outrage across the country.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The doctors and nurses in our hospitals have been under incredible pressure for weeks now, seeing patient after patient dying in front of them. It’s like witnessing a terrible tragedy, but then coming right back and witnessing it again the next day. After an awful tragedy like the shooting at […]
Governor Lamont is expected to provide more information about the future of learning at college and universities across the state on Wednesday.
Westport was one of the first towns to be struck by the COVID-19 pandemic in Connecticut. Now, the police department initially tested a “pandemic drone” that measures social distancing and can detect fevers, heart rate, and other vital signs. But after careful consideration and push back from residents, the department decided not to use the drones.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and an annual walk that assists in the fight to end sexual violence will still happen this year.