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Illustration by Karly Hamilton '21.

As COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out, Mask-Wearing Remains

Grace Papas, Writer February 23, 2021
N95, KN95, and double masking methods are seeing increased popularity as the virus mutates.
The pandemic has made academic planning more difficult for students and faculty. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

COVID-19 Impacts Students Future Decisions

Brian Gamble, News Editor February 16, 2021
The pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for students to plan for the future.
Natalie Kozhemiakin '23 washes her hands before entering the Chase Building.

Community Reflects on Safety Protocols

Nico Jaffer, Writer February 2, 2021
Mask-wearing and hand-washing are now a part of people's everyday routines.
Teachers may be able to receive vaccinations within the next month. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Community Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines Early

Edan Zinn, Executive Editor January 29, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations may be on the early horizons for the community, with some parents working in the medical field already vaccinated.
Sophia Spring '22 receives a PCR test.

Op-Ed: Weekly Testing Will Keep Campus Safe

Nico Jaffer, Writer January 19, 2021
Weekly COVID testing for students and faculty is a great way to keep campus safe.
Hand sanitizer and test tubes of PCR samples.

The Cost of Community-Wide COVID-19 Testing

Michael Young, Writer January 13, 2021
Weekly testing for COVID-19 is an expensive change for the School's budget.
Nurse Vicki Trinh collects PCR test samples during the community testing day.

New Year Brings Updated COVID-19 Testing Plan

Karly Hamilton and Edan Zinn January 11, 2021
The School decided on another round of COVID-19 testing, to ensure the safety return possible.
College counseling class in 2019. Classes look different this year with social distancing in place and some students learning remotely.

College Counseling Adapts to COVID-19

Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2020
Both the class and application process have faced changes this year.
COVID-19 Vaccine. COVID-19 Corona Virus 2019-ncov Vaccine Injection Vials Medicine bottles. Vaccination, immunization, treatment to cure Covid-19 Corona Virus infection. Healthcare And Medical concept. Photo courtesy of

As COVID-19 Vaccines Start, Some Show Skepticism

Grace Papas, Writer December 15, 2020
Research suggests that there may finally be light at the end of the tunnel, yet vaccine hesitancy is a concern among public health officials—and some students here.
Karly Hamilton '21 has spent time taking her cat outside while quarantined.

Pet Adoption During COVID-19

Kate Hirschen, Writer December 8, 2020
Adoption rates have increased since the pandemic began.
Banners in the college counseling office. Gator file photo.

Op-Ed: COVID-19 Changes College Celebrations

Zoe Kaplan, Senior Writer December 4, 2020
The pandemic has changed how many students plan to celebrate.
Illustration by Edan Zinn '23.

Editorial: Admin. Deserves Thanks for COVID-19 Testing

Gator Editorial Board December 1, 2020
Organizing testing for over 500 people is no easy feat, and the administration deserves tremendous thanks for their diligence.
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