At Arizona State, finals week was suddenly moved up, giving students almost no time to study and cramming multiple exams into one day.
"What was really disturbing is... I thought she was cool. We agreed on a lot of the same things."
The University of South Carolina started with a tidy coronavirus tracking dashboard and a few manageable cases. Then things started to unravel.
In the middle of an Austin neighborhood designated early on as a coronavirus hotspot, one co-op house has successfully turned itself into a bubble.
Nobody wants to be responsible for the consequences of communal living during a pandemic—especially not the people who are, you know, responsible.
Students shouldn’t have to personally bear the burden of their safety, or have to see Drake memes about it, yet here we are.
Try to create a dedicated space, get near a window, and consider an under-desk spinning machine.
Not even COVID-19 and remote classes via video chat can put a damper on the joy of a great first-day-of-school outfit.
Universities are receiving way more deferral and gap requests from students who see no point in paying full tuition for a remote semester.
Being a residential advisor means taking on extra responsibilities. But in the time of COVID-19, schools are asking RAs to do work that’s way above their pay grade.
"The administration asks students to quarantine and minimize contact points, but I have to go to work in order to pay for school, so that's simply not going to happen."