23 students at an Oklahoma State sorority have tested positive for COVID-19. Maybe it's because the adults who run the house "are not expected to enforce guidelines or discipline accordingly."
Rush events often involve crowding together inside, up-close conversations, and even singing, all activities that health experts have specifically warned the public to avoid during the pandemic.
Schools commonly track and report campus outbreaks of illnesses like STIs or the mumps, but for COVID, they're being far less transparent.
While some schools provide housing for quarantine, others won't let students on campus unless they self-isolate within the state for two weeks, leaving many scrambling to find somewhere else to stay.
The list of triggers for immediate closure at the University of Texas doesn’t include a faculty or staff death, which has already happened as the school readies itself for students.
How the pandemic is playing out at colleges across the US