The Montana Kaimin staff reports daily updates for coronavirus news at UM.

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Students moving out of the Lewis and Clark Village apartments are now required to pay less rent because of shortened vacate notices, but current expenses still may be a strain for some tenants. Read more

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The Associated Students of the University of Montana’s election will determine its next senators and executives, but it could also change how it operates. Students will be able to vote on 10 referendums on the ballot this spring, impacting everything from student fees to the senate’s order o… Read more

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The University of Montana announced the spring commencement ceremony scheduled for May 9 will be canceled due to COVID-19, but students may be able to participate in smaller commencement ceremonies in communities across Montana and other regions in the fall. Read more

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The University of Montana has urged all students to stay off campus. Health officials stress hygiene above all else because there’s no vaccine. White gauze masks hang across the mouths of stud… Read more

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Madelyn Allovio removed her left hand from the yoke and yelled through a small window, “All clear!” She rested her elbow near the ash trays that came stock in all the Cessna 172s.  Read more

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Balancing two cardboard boxes against his knee, Yueyang Hu carefully closed the door of his truck. The boxes proved to be a cumbersome load for the 23-year-old University of Montana grad stude… Read more

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Since social distancing started in March, we’ve all had to make some major changes in our day-to-day lives. The University of Montana has done its best to accommodate these changes with online coursework and lectures, and as students, we can appreciate that. However, many of the details of h…

The silence is what really gets you.That, and the physical act of being alone, is enough to send someone over the edge if they can’t reel in the workings of their own mind. The quiet has a power that is unexpected.Social distancing, known to me as theact of being alone, is one of the most vi…

I called my mom on Tuesday before spring break knowing she would be upset. She planned to drive from our hometown of Austin, Texas, all the way to Missoula to go skiing, see her old friends and spend some time with her oldest son (me).“It doesn’t look good,” I said. “I think it is time to hu…

Symptoms of Coronavirus

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness.

Symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure and can include:

FEVER

COUGH

SHORTNESS OF BREATH

If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus, has been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or has recently been in an area with ongoing spread of the virus, call your medical provider or the Curry Health Center hotline at (406) 243-4330 to discuss your treatment options. 

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Balancing two cardboard boxes against his knee, Yueyang Hu carefully closed the door of his truck. The boxes proved to be a cumbersome load for the 23-year-old University of Montana grad student as he joined the end of the long line at the Post Office and set the boxes on the counter. 

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