The on-campus vaccine clinic opened on April 7, students received vaccines from their COPHS peers
These next few weeks will be a big step in advancing the country to herd immunity and allowing students, Indiana residents or not, to be vaccinated before they return home.
The University is responding to the stress and fatigue students have been feeling amidst a semester with no breaks by providing a free, one-year subscription to Headspace.
“I think it’s a really good idea,” Grace Roberts said. “We should be worried about our faculty and staff because they’re the reason why we’re all here and the backbone of our school.”
With COVID-19 outbreaks on campus, Butler Ballet dancers can be forced to quarantine and miss key performances.
Admitted students are still eager to learn more about Butler. Virtual events like Butler Bound and True Blue are allowing students to get a feel for Butler’s campus from miles away.
“The most knowledgeable professionals are saying it’s safe and they’re people too. They’re not looking for demise, they want to have a cure, just like the rest of us,” Cottingim said. “If they say it’s like, healthy and not dangerous, I’ll believe them.”
Pharmacy students were able to use their classroom skills for good by volunteering to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in hospitals and clinics. With their immunization certification, several students helped St. Vincent Hospital vaccinate up to 400 people a day.
“It is honestly our best chance [of] getting back to normal life, which is I know what all college students really want,” Hudson said.
“I know it’s not the most exciting to stare at the screen for most of your classes, but when you’re doing a presentation, in a way you have control of the room, and so if you make it interesting and fun for yourself giving it, the other people will think the same, or at least be more engaged.”