‘A perfect breeding ground for COVID’: UC Berkeley residence halls enforce mask mandate, strive to prevent outbreaks

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As the flurry of student move-ins comes to an end, many are concerned about the potential for another COVID-19 outbreak. However, UC Berkeley administration has instituted guidelines and policies to ensure student safety and reduce the possibility of a superspreader.

Amid continued safety concerns, UC Berkeley enforced three COVID-19 related housing protocols as several thousand students moved in last week.
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Illustration of people looking out dorm windows

Residential living can help you, but it needs your support

If you’re a member of a club or organization on campus who wants to increase your group’s visibility, if you’re a student who lives in the residence halls and wants to get involved in making the place you live in a better place or if you’re just interested in knowing more about the inner workings of residential life, this is an op-ed for you. Let’s talk residence halls.  
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