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A student gets tested for coronavirus on campus. As part of Wofford’s plan to return to normalcy this fall, students have been tested weekly as administration has developed vaccination guidelines. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

The New New Normal

Brandi Wylie May 9, 2021

What do vaccines mean for the Wofford community? Nayef Samhat, president of the college, sent an email on Apr. 22 stating that Wofford College plans to return to normalcy in the fall 2021 semester....

The Moderna coronavirus vaccine in its container before being injected. The photo illustrates the concept of utilizing preventive measures to minimize the effects of COVID-19. Courtesy of

Take Your Shot?

Contributing Writer May 9, 2021

Deconstructing common myths surrounding COVID vaccines in an attempt to separate fact from fiction. The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines inspired an onslaught of hesitancy due to myths mixed with personal...

Pictured is a sign that Wofford has put up to explain COVID precautions. These signs are all around campus to remind students of the rules and regulations. Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

Just Another COVID-19 Update

Brandi Wylie April 1, 2021

Will Wofford require students to be vaccinated? With questions circulating about the vaccine phases, levels at Wofford and everything to do with the pandemic, many Wofford students are left wondering...

A navy officer stocks coronavirus vaccines. The current US vaccine distribution plan has different levels prioritizing the most vulnerable members of the population. Photo courtesy of Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Trey Fowler.

South Carolina’s Vaccination Plan

Contributing Writer March 2, 2021

What does the South Carolina vaccine rollout look like? South Carolina has been behind in vaccination, having only 14.67% of its citizens vaccinated compared to the 17.15% of the average state as of...

South Carolina Governor Henry Mcmaster. On Feb. 7, McMaster made the decision to move teachers to a later category on the state vaccine distribution plan. Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Jerry Boffen, U.S. Army National Guard.

Seeing Red For Ed

Allison Sherman February 17, 2021

The disappointing treatment of education in SC “The teachers who still refuse to work at this point are all the worst ones anyway. They've helpfully weeded themselves out. Fire them all and get the...

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