COVID-19

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

Future of spring 2022 study abroad to be determined in mid-December amid concerns over omicron variant

Washington University will decide in the upcoming weeks if the omicron variant will disrupt spring study abroad programs

and | Senior Editors

WU prepares for more active flu season amid ongoing pandemic

Steve Lawrence, one of the University’s top infectious disease experts, said the flu season would be worse than last winter, when the number of flu cases across the country hit record lows, but he was not sure by how much. 

| News Editor

WU not requiring COVID-19 booster shots as some students become eligible

WU will not require students to get COVID-19 booster shots, stating that they will not make a significant difference

| Senior News Editor

How COVID-19 class policies and accommodations have shifted with the return to in-person learning

Washington University’s policies for COVID-19 accommodations have broadened as in-person learning becomes the norm this semester.

| Contributing Reporter

Excited and overwhelmed: How students feel about the transition back to in-person learning

As the first month of the fall semester, students are sharing their reactions to the return of in-person activities.

| Contributing Reporter

Transitioning back: Freshmen need more support than ever

For many freshmen, this semester marks the first in-person classes and exams in over a year and a half. They need support to re-adjust.

| Contributing Writer

What do I do if I’m exposed to COVID-19? Answers to some common pandemic questions

A guide to some common questions students have asked about COVID-19 at WU.

| Senior News Editor

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