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“How concerned are you about the coronavirus, and what do you think the college should do?”

By Joel Wagner

“I think it’s dumb, to be very honest. If you’re old, don’t come in, because you’re most likely the person that’s going to be affected by it. Everybody who’s in relatively good health really don’t need to go anywhere. You can just get it, and that’ll be the end of it. It’s like the flu. It’s already spreading. It’s already here. Whether we want to deny it or accept it, is the real answer.”
Charlie Bergen – Travel and Tourism
“After a class discussion with my teacher today, I do think precaution-wise, it is a smart step to take. As far as how I feel about it, with myself being here, I think that is the best way to protect us. The classrooms are pretty small, and with the virus, it can spread in nice, warm areas, which they keep the rooms hot. We’re taught at a young age to wash your hands and cover your mouth, but not everyone is on the same page, and with that, it’s kind of creates havoc. At the rate they’re going with taking the precaution, I thank them for that.”
April Wantz – Business Marketing


“I’m pretty concerned, maybe like a 7 out of 10. I’m not really sure what the college should do, but I think the coronavirus has shown very obvious inadequacies in our education system, and it seems kind of unreasonable to suddenly force professors and teachers into teaching online classes, when that in itself is a very different skill than teaching in-person classes.”
Wesley Wang – English


“I’m not super concerned because, even though it’s a fast spreading virus it’s not super dangerous except for people with autoimmune diseases and like older people and super young people. But I’m not too concerned with most college students, because most are healthy. I don’t think it’s very fair of the college to bust everyone into doing online classes—especially for science classes—it’s really hard to do online.”
Katelyn Dever – Design
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