Should local colleges mandate that students and staff get COVID-19 booster shots before returning to school next semester?

LOCAL COLLEGES for now are taking a wait-and-see attitude on whether to mandate booster shots before students and faculty return in January for the next semester. AP FILE PHOTO / TED S. WARREN
Local colleges this past summer made it clear that nearly all students – and employees in some cases – needed to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning to campus. Despite new cases of COVID-19 again rising in Rhode Island and across the nation, the schools for now are taking a wait-and-see attitude on whether to…

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  1. If a college kid isn’t smart enough to get vaxed, they shouldn’t even be a college student, since the education is obviously being wasted on them.
    College staffs should all be vaxed. College students are their customers and, as such, they have an obligation to treat the kids with respect. Giving a kid Covid isn’t treating that kid with respect.