Inside the "quarantine dorms" at colleges: "filthy rooms, meager food rations, lack of furniture, chaotic procedures and minimal monitoring from their universities." via
Who could have predicted that return to college during a pandemic would be a disaster?
“Some experts say spotty oversight of quarantine dorms raises questions about whether universities have made more fundamental changes that might have helped them limit outbreaks in the first place” ie more routine testing and less densely packed dorms. 🤷🏻‍♀️
“One thing that needs to be taken care of more is the mental health aspect of it all because it is very, very scary having coronavirus,” Ms. Terry said... “We’re college students. We just moved away from our homes and it’s very stressful.”
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"At many campuses, students with confirmed or possible infections have flooded social media platforms to describe filthy rooms, meager food rations, lack of furniture, chaotic procedures and minimal monitoring from their universities." By
U.S. universities are utterly disgusting. My only hope is that a significant number go bankrupt over the next few years as a way to start to right some of the wrongs they have foisted on their undergraduates in the past few decades... 🇺🇸🔥
on the breakdowns of campus quarantined & mitigation plans⁩: “Universities shouldn’t be bringing students back if they don’t have a reasonable and feasible plan in place to keep the infection from spreading on campus.”
Keep lowering my expectations; keep realizing I haven't lowered them far enough.
“I felt like everyone was only interested in how I was affecting others, like who I came in contact with, and then I was just left to be sick...” - undergrad student at
College #COVID19 Quarantine Breakdowns Leave Some at Risk