Post Tagged with: "flu"

Michelle Xu

Let’s Opt Out of Influenza

With midterm season in full swing, complaints of colds and sickness are sure to soon be a constant of life on theHilltop. Luckily, the Georgetown community also has a simple and free step at our disposal to promote and maintain public health: Get a flu shot. A recent study cited[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

When Skipping Class Is Best

A flu bug has swept through campus recently, making many classrooms an exhibition of coughing, sneezing and sniffling. Sadly, many professors impose strict absence policies that only reinforce the spreading of germs on campus. As it stands, professors are not obligated to allow sick days as excused absences when students[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Annual Flu Shots Available at Yates

The Student Health Center, in conjunction with the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits, is continuing to offer flu vaccine shots at no charge to all students, faculty and staff through several flu vaccine clinics taking place in Yates Field House in October and November. This year’s vaccine is a[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

How Can Universities Use Their Megaphones’

There is nothing like a good bout of the flu (which I suspect my students have generously shared with me) to make one consider the meaning of life and other elevated thoughts. My particular elevated thought today involves a question that we all have probably asked at one time or[Read More…]

by September 28, 2007 0 comments Commentary, Opinion