HUB reverses mask mandate

BY Tyler Clifton, Staff Writer Xavier’s Health United Building (HUB) updated to its mask policy on Sept. 26, allowing students to remove their masks while exercising.  Individuals are still encouraged to wear masks while at the Recreation Center, but this announcement gives individuals the choice to wear a mask when they are working out. Staff members are required to continue mask up while on the job, and people are still expected to wear a face covering when moving around the facility. A statement was released on Sept. 27, informing the Xavier community of this policy change.   “Due to reduction of … Continue reading HUB reverses mask mandate

HUB no longer requires masks when working out

By Ivy Lewis, Guest Writer Xavier University’s Health United Building (HUB) recently announced that students will not be required to wear a mask while exercising in the Recreation Center. This comes as a  response to evolving guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on masking indoors.  The decision was guided by the COVID-19 Task Force and went into effect last Friday. The task force encourages students to visit the HUB during non-peak hours, remain socially distanced when using the facilities and continue to wear a mask if they are not vaccinated.  Due to the high risk of … Continue reading HUB no longer requires masks when working out