“With all this COVID stuff,” Malone stated as he mirrored on the semester, “I simply realized to take what I can get and transfer on with the hits.”
All through the semester, Malone took some lessons on-line and others in individual. She did not go to soccer video games and was cautious to satisfy solely a choose couple of associates every so often. Distancing himself from others in such a manner was troublesome, he stated, however he discovered consolation in on-line buddy communities.
Nonetheless, Malone stated he needs to return to Aggieland subsequent semester, however wonders if will probably be one thing that would occur as COVID-19 circumstances are anticipated to spike after the vacations.
Junior Raegan Harvey expressed related sentiments and stated he hopes to be again in his Davis-Gary Corridor bed room within the spring.
“Being on campus is a really comforting expertise, even when it is lonely or troublesome as a result of you possibly can’t go to as many locations as you usually would,” Harvey stated. “For me, that is my dwelling, so I wish to return.”
Taking on-line programs this semester stored Harvey in his bed room more often than not. Not assembly in individual offered challenges, together with a scarcity of accountability. However she stated she has observed that individuals are extra beneficiant regardless of the troublesome yr, from lecturers who’re extra affected person to residents of Davis-Gary who supply meals to one another.