August 20, 2020

Socially distance or bust: University students launch unpredictable semester

New York (AFP) – In a back-to-school season upended by a global pandemic, second-year college student Seth Mabry is ready to make a boatload of sacrifices to avoid another campus closure.”I’m just gonna adhere to all the rules and be above reproach,” the 19-year-old New York University (NYU) student of educational theater said.He’s not the only one: Caution is the rule to keep this Manhattan campus — which closed during the early days of the pandemic in the spring — running, according to a dozen students there interviewed by AFP.Carolyn Erickson had dreamed of a freshman year rich with socia…


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