The Brown and White Weekly: 3/8

Multimedia editor Gabrielle Falk goes through the week in retrospect in the latest issue of The Brown and White Weekly. Check out the video or follow below.

With The brown and white I am Gabi Falk every week.

Lehigh University’s COVD-19 Response Team announced that Lehigh will resume some activities on campus due to the continued decline in COVID-19 positivity rates.

From today the COVID-19 dashboard reports a total of 29 active cases, 12 among students living off campus and 17 among students living on campus.

The indoor gathering size limit will double from five to ten. Social distancing and the wearing of masks are still required for all gatherings.

Next week, In-Person Dining, as well as Taylor Gym plan to open to students with campus access.

In other news, the university plans to hold a personal opening ceremony in May. Students are expected to have two guests per graduate. All ceremonies will be broadcast live for additional friends and family members.

Currently, the “Campus Race to Zero Waste” competition, an eight-week national competition to reduce waste, is offering virtual events and initiatives on campus until the end of the month.

The Office of Sustainability has restarted the Lehigh Swap Shop, a free clothing store on campus, with the goal of reducing clothing waste.

In the sports news, the Lehigh men’s basketball team suffered a 69-58 loss to Boston University in the first round of the Patriot League tournament. Lehigh women’s basketball defeated Holy Cross on Sunday afternoon in the Stabler Arena in the quarter-finals of the Patriot League with 75: 57 and thus reached the semifinals for the third year in a row.

Lehigh’s men’s lacrosse defeated Loyola No. 10 on Saturday afternoon at the Ulrich Sports Complex 10-6 to claim his second win in a row and his first win against the greyhounds in program history.

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