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Coming Back to Campus

Northeastern’s $50-Million Bet

Covid-19 is surging on college campuses. Many are abandoning plans to bring students back. But Adam Azoulay, lounging in an orange Adirondack chair on the grass of Northeastern University’s campus, is hopeful that his institution may succeed where others have failed.Azoulay, a third-year computer engineering and computer-science student, will be tested for Covid-19 every three days. Everywhere he goes on campus, red and white symbolic footprints remind him to stay six feet apart from other students; signs tell everyone to wear a mask, wash their hands, and, in a nod to the Husky mascot, “Protect the Pack.” On social media,
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