Sep 25, 2020 — North Country college campus life is vastly different due to COVID-19 restrictions.
SUNY Potsdam college students collect exterior the most important eatery on campus, the Barrington Pupil Union. September 2020. Photograph: Alexandra Rivera.
Round 2,000 college students are on campus at SUNY Potsdam, roughly two-thirds of the quantity that may usually be on campus. That features new and returning college students and a whole lot of musicians enrolled within the Crane Faculty of Music.
NCPR information intern, Alexandra Rivera, who’s a junior at SUNY Potsdam talked with a few of her classmates about what it’s wish to return to highschool with pandemic measures in place.
Senior Ian Amano mentioned:
“It is form of quiet up right here, as if everybody was on break.”
Amanda Spicer in in her dorm room at SUNY Potsdam. Potsdam, NY. September 2020. Photograph courtesy of Amanda Spicer.
Pupil Amanda Spicer mentioned:
“There is a lack of getting private relationships along with your professors. A few of our courses are nonetheless on Zoom however there is a lack of private relationships with individuals.”
Testing has continued because the starting of the semester. The varsity’s Pupil Well being Companies just lately applied pool saliva testing and plans to proceed till college students return house for the Thanksgiving break.