Rutgers University has banned a student who declined to take a Covid-19 vaccine from attending virtual classes.
“I’m not in an at-risk age group,” 22-year-old Logan Hollar explained in a statement to NJ.com. “I’m healthy and I work out. I don’t find COVID to be scary,” said Hollar, 22. “If someone wants to be vaccinated, that’s fine with me, but I don’t think they should be pushed.”
The New Jersey university imposed a mandate in the spring requiring students to take one of the Covid-19 vaccines available in order to attend classes. Hollar, who said he transferred to the school in 2020 and is in his final year of a psychology degree, said the issue began when