Teachers, parents and students attended the Rally for Safe Reopening of Schools on July 21. The rally comes as the rate of positive COVID-19 cases surges in Florida. Attendees expressed concerns over the safety of themselves and their families upon returning to school in August.
The university’s case total is quickly approaching Clemson’s, the current highest according to The New York Times
More than 20% of applications were submitted on day of the deadline
With regular exposure to the virus and unmasked partiers, student workers fear returning home could put their immunocompromised family members at further risk
The MCAT, LSAT, GMAT and more are looming over the heads of prospective grad students.
US reports over 1.1 million COVID-19 cases this week, Florida reports over 55,000
Several vaccine developers are reporting over 90% efficacy in clinical trials and rollout could start in December
Students are either isolated at home or distanced from peers in labs — COVID-19 tests are encouraged, but not mandatory