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Month: April 2020

Streaming services | Photo by Daniel Delgado | The Wright State Guardian

Free services and discounts during quarantine

During this difficult time in which everyone is dealing with the stresses from the coronavirus, many services are offering great deals and discounts to help people cope.

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Shinedown Concert at the Nutter Center Feb 28 - Papa Roach/ Photograph Paige Cobos/The Guardian

Ticketmaster changes its refund policy due to coronavirus

Across the world, shows and concerts have been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus. With Ticketmaster being the top company in ticket sales, their new policy might affect those with tickets to shows at the Nutter Center.

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Essential Employee Spotlight: Dayton Foodbank

The unsung heroes of today’s society are those working to provide basic needs, things otherwise not thought about, to people who find themselves dealing with financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Guardian Gallery: With God’s Grace, WSU food drive

In the crisis where everything seems to have been frozen to a standstill, this short trip truly made me appreciate the continuous hard work these fearless leaders are putting day in and day out to make sure that Daytonians don’t suffer.

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Music Review: “The New Abnormal” by The Strokes

Somewhat derivative at times in its melodies and chord progressions, it’s still an enjoyable album that manages to push the band’s musical boundaries while keeping their songwriting signatures.

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Local expecting mother home from hospital after coronavirus | Photo submitted by Sandy Jeffries

Laker Life: Local coronavirus victim delivers child, discharged from hospital

She did not call an ambulance because she did not want to startle her two-year-old daughter Reign. Not only was she an essential worker dealing with coronavirus, she was also pregnant.

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Hair salons closed due to Coronavirus | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Shut down: what are cosmetologists doing now?

While customers are known for relying on their stylists, now the tables have turned as the workers deal with their income being compromised due to coronavirus.

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Unemployment | Photo by Soham Parikh | The Wright State Guardian

Student Emergency Relief Fund raises over $20,000

“During this unprecedented time, it is important to come together as a community to support and care for our families, including our Wright State family,” according to the Wright State University Foundation.

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Book rentals: How to return your books to the campus bookstore

Wright State University’s switch to remote learning in March is having lasting effects on students. Due to campus being closed, the WSU Bookstore is accepting returns through mail only.

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From the frontlines: Grocery store employees

Grocery store employees at Dorothy Lane Market (DLM) in Springboro experience the stress of the pandemic firsthand as they struggle to keep shelves stocked.

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