COVID-19

COVID Housing Overwhelmed as Cases Spike

This semester saw the highest COVID rates on campus since the pandemic began, which led the University to put students in overflow isolation housing.

and | Junior News Editors

What we were promised: reflections of a graduating senior

COVID-19 has irreparably changed our college experience, but juniors and seniors have a particularly tragic story — we were promised something that was ultimately pulled right out from under us. 

| Staff Writer

Less than one percent of WU students test positive for COVID-19 during pre-arrival and entry testing

Washington University’s positivity rate for entry and pre-arrival testing was less than 1% as students returned to campus.

| Staff Reporter

Master Minds: A podcast grown amidst quarantine 

Mishka Narasimhan and Will Leidig started the podcast Master Minds to spotlight leading medical professionals and scientists, educating students and young adults about current healthcare policies. 

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Students and faculty adjust to an online learning environment as the semester kicks off virtually

Washington University concluded the semester’s first two weeks of online classes Friday, marking the first time most courses have been fully remote since Spring 2021. For many students, the return to remote learning signified a rocky start to the semester.

| News Editor

Staff Editorial: Mandate the booster

The lack of a booster mandate is confounding at best and troubling at worst.

VIDEO: What to do with your COVID-19 tests

What’s the difference between pre-arrival and entry testing? This video has the answer to that question and more.

| Senior Multimedia Editor

Students express frustration with online classes and the University’s spring plan ahead of the return to in-person instruction

How students have reacted to WU’s spring plan

| Senior Scene Editor

An in-person return must include pandemic accommodations

WashU, a return to in person classes should not mean a return to strict pre-pandemic attendance policies without Zoom options.

| Forum Editor

WU moves classes online for first two weeks of the spring semester

The University will also restrict most access to housing and on-campus services through at earliest Jan. 28.

and | Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief

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