On Tuesday, the governors of Texas and Mississippi announced that they had
lifted state-wide mask mandates and rolled back a substantial number of Covid-19
health mandates. The announcements, which came merely a day after the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned against the ongoing dangers of
Covid-19, have raised significant concerns for Amherst students and alumni who
hail from Texas and Mississippi.
In Texas and Mississippi, which have both been ranked within the top 10