The Brown and White Weekly: 4/19

Sharon Jo goes through the week in review in the latest issue of The Brown and White Weekly. Check out the video or follow below.

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There are currently a total of 27 active cases on the COVID-19 news among students living on and off campus. There are 13 cases among students living off campus and 14 among students living in dormitories.

Bethlehem Farmers’ Market is returning after a year of stagnation due to the pandemic. From April 29th the market is open every Thursday until November 18th.

The Lehigh Admissions Office is also preparing to offer personal tours again this spring for the first time in over a year.

While Lehigh has hosted virtual webinars and walkthroughs on campus, many Lehigh tour guides look forward to the opportunities that arise from face-to-face sessions.

In other news, Provost Nathan Urban told the Lehigh Faculty Senate that the 2020-2021 academic year will end with an estimated budget surplus of $ 10 million to $ 12 million. Urban announced that the expected surplus will be reinvested in Lehigh’s “strategic initiatives,” while a petition has been circulating between faculty and staff urging the university to reconsider the allocation of these funds.

It was also recently announced that for the academic year 2021-2022, tuition fees will increase by four percent and the additional cost of participation will increase.

In the sports news, Lehigh lost in a double header to Army on April 17th

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