Students with sicknesses other than COVID are often overlooked. Professors should revisit their sick policies if they truly care, argues Anna Tolkien CMC ’24.
Students struggle with mystery finals week illness
On top of a surge in COVID-19 cases and stressful exams, some 5C students had another challenge on their plates last weekend — an unexplained illness that left them feeling nauseous, fatigued or otherwise awful.
OPINION: Resist the temptation to moralize COVID-19
COVID-19 is a pandemic. Blaming sick people for their illness doesn’t help anyone and feeds into a long history of prejudice and ableism.
Read it and weep: The paradox of illness narratives
Nina Potischman PO ’21 critiques Sarah Manguso’s “The Two Kinds of Decay” and the need to extract meaning from experiences of chronic illness.