Two Students Injured in Shooting at Virginia High School

By: Hannah Yale On Sep. 20, two students were shot at Heritage High School in Newport News, VA during an attack by a fellow student.  The Newport News Police Department confirmed that the individuals who were shot were a 17-year-old male and a 17-year-old female. The male survivor was shot multiple times– once in hisContinue reading “Two Students Injured in Shooting at Virginia High School”

Vaccine Rates at SMCM vs Other Colleges

By: Ellie Pratt According to the COVID-19 dashboard on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland website, our current vaccination rate sits at 95% with three active cases as of Sept. 29. For the fall 2021 semester, all SMCM students are required to wear face masks while indoors and all students, employees, student guests and visitorsContinue reading “Vaccine Rates at SMCM vs Other Colleges”

Best Coffee Houses of St. Mary’s County

By: Lily Riesett There is nothing more quintessential to the college experience than an overpriced cup of liquid energy used to make it through the endless hours of studying. Luckily, St. Mary’s County is chock-full of coffee shops that are easily accessible to St. Mary’s College students. From establishments in Historic St. Mary’s City toContinue reading “Best Coffee Houses of St. Mary’s County”

Vaccine Rates at SMCM vs Other Colleges

By: Ellie Pratt According to the COVID-19 dashboard on the St. Mary’s College of Maryland website, our current vaccination rate sits at 95% with three active cases as of Sept. 29. For the fall 2021 semester, all SMCM students are required to wear face masks while indoors and all students, employees, student guests and visitorsContinue reading “Vaccine Rates at SMCM vs Other Colleges”

SMCHD Offering Booster Shot Pre-Registration

By: Angelie Roche The St. Mary’s County Health Department (SMCHD) recently announced that it is offering pre-registration for COVID-19 booster shots when they become available to the general public. As of Sept. 9, immunocompromised persons and those over the age of 65 residing in assisted living communities may currently receive the shot. According to theContinue reading “SMCHD Offering Booster Shot Pre-Registration”