Tag: COVID-19

Johnson Says University-Initiated Quarantine Unlikely, Praises Testing and Student Efforts
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Johnson Says University-Initiated Quarantine Unlikely, Praises Testing and Student Efforts

Welkin Johnson, chair of the biology department and head of the Johnson Lab, said that while the University is currently not planning to enter into a lockdown, the administration monitors case numbers daily, as well as consults with leadership of other universities in the area, to ensure it is prepared to shut down if it becomes necessary or is mandated by the state.

A Moment Of Shared Humanity Amid A Pandemic
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A Moment Of Shared Humanity Amid A Pandemic

It was a chilly Wednesday morning in February and I was walking up from the Beacon Street Garage as I have done for the past 20 years. It was after 8:30 a.m. and there were a bunch of students walking to their 9 a.m. classes. Most people had hats, masks, and kept their heads down,…

BC Threatens Tighter Restrictions After Covid-19 Uptick
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BC Threatens Tighter Restrictions After Covid-19 Uptick

Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Lochhead sent an email to students on Tuesday attributing the recent rise in COVID-19 cases at Boston College to “students letting their guard down.” If the trend continues, BC may implement further restrictions, including possibly sending students home early for the semester, the email said. 

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