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While the CDC said fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear face coverings in most indoor settings, some people are nervous about removing their masks.

‘People are generally happier’: Oakland adjusts to new CDC guidelines

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer June 9, 2021
While CDC guidelines say those fully vaccinated no longer need to wear face coverings in most settings, some people say they’re unsure about not wearing masks since not everyone has gotten vaccinated yet and some may not be truthful about their vaccination status.
Opinion | I am once again asking you to stop politicizing masks

Opinion | I am once again asking you to stop politicizing masks

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist June 9, 2021
If we begged Trump not to politicize the mask then, we shouldn’t start doing it now.
Editorial | CDC’s updated mask guidelines fail to consider social consequences

Editorial | CDC’s updated mask guidelines fail to consider social consequences

By The Pitt News Editorial Board May 18, 2021
The CDC is struggling with poor public health messaging once again.
The Pitt Prescription

The Pitt Prescription | Debunking common mask myths

The Pitt Prescription is a biweekly blog where student pharmacist and senior staff writer Elizabeth Donnelly provides tips on how to stay healthy in college. This edition was reviewed by Karen S. Pater, PharmD., CDCES, BCACP.
By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer October 4, 2020
There are many rumors going around about wearing masks, so it’s important to learn facts versus fiction when it comes to something this important.
Student Government Board held a virtual Town Hall on Thursday.

SGB gives updates on pass/fail grades, mandatory masks for fall semester

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer July 25, 2020
Eric Macadangdang, Student Government Board president, said at a Thursday afternoon town hall that Pitt would not be allowing students to convert courses from a letter grade to satisfactory/no credit at the end of the fall semester.
Opinion | Just wear the mask — even you, Trump

Opinion | Just wear the mask — even you, Trump

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist April 5, 2020
Whether we’re greeting dictators, kings and queens or simply making a trip to Trader Joe’s, we should be following all of the CDC guidelines.
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