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The Benham Avenue entrance to Connecticut College with sign posted informing that the College is closed
The fall of 2019 was my first semester at Connecticut College. That means that I, like most other college students, had to…
Sign placed by facilities management on a dorm room after the student moved out on April 8, 2020.
Academic Buildings are Closed
Sign on the main entrance to Shain Library informing visitors the campus is closed. Similar signs are placed on other…
At this point, quarantine and self-isolation are the new normal. Everything has become remote, from schools to jobs to even…
At this moment, masks were just starting to be required for the public in the Northeastern United States. Prior to this,…
This is a personal journal of my COVID-19 experience. There is an entry roughly every 2 weeks since not much change from day…
Ann Monk Camel Correspondent: COVID-19 in Morocco
This is my camel correspondent video, in which I discuss the disruption of my study abroad, what Covid-19 was like in…
Transition to online learning and Covid-19 in India
After Conn transitioned to online learning, I moved to Maine where I began to intern at a healthcare startup. My boss was…
It's over...for me
I had just finished my last final at Connecticut College, and I was alone at my desk. I couldn't go celebrate with my…
Meal drop-off for isolated student
Sign on a cooler used to provide food to a Connecticut College student quarantined on campus
Elena Erdekian '20, Government and Economics major
We were told to leave as fast as possible and not drive through campus, so I wasn't able to catch a glimpse of Tempel Green…
Sara Rothenberger, Residential Education and Living
There has never been a time that I have seen a campus so empty and lacking it's natural vitality.
Adam Khan '22, Music Tech and Math major
It is so rare that so many people can relate to what you're feeling. I feel so alone but so does everyone.
Tashayla Borden '21, Africana Studies & Psychology major
I got a small job making grocery deliveries. I help out senior citizens.
Cameron Aaron '21, Computer Science and Psychology major
I'm working at a startup to distribute PPE to healthcare workers
I feel like I did not get the closure I needed before graduating.
Ali Plucinski '20, Government major
I have been impressed by the willingness of professors to go out of their way to make the situation as reasonable for…
When the day comes I can hug my friends, I will remind myself to never take hugs for granted again.
Hannah Lombard '21, Psychology major
On walks, it seems somewhat normal in nature but in stores and things the mannerisms of people are very different.
Jon-Robert Corasanti '20, Theater major
I'm building a giant boat in the basement and I'm making a beautiful song using the grand piano and my electric piano.
Oliver Holmes '20, Psychology major
Conn was not always my favorite place, but damn if I don't miss it like hell right now.
Whenever things happen on the news, it's easy to think how it will never affect you. It's much harder to think about your…