The New Normal: Students Reflect on First Week of Learning—and Living—Remotely
In a Zoom Virtual Roundtable, Terriers talk about how their lives have changed
Nearly two weeks ago, Boston University urged students to return home, rather than to campus, at the end of spring break, and announced plans to begin teaching all classes remotely. As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly across the United States, Terriers have had to quickly adapt to a new normal as they learn and socialize.
How are they adjusting? This past Friday, Joshua Pei (CAS’21) led a remote roundtable discussion from his family home in California across several time zones with fellow Terriers Morgan Moscinski (CFA’21), home in Colorado, Michelle Njoroge (CAS’20), an RA in Kilachand Hall, now living with a friend off campus, and Rownyn Curry (CAS’21), studying abroad in Singapore, to reflect on the first week of remote learning and the new normal of living away from campus. Their reflections—Moscinski on sharing space with parents working remotely, Njoroge looking forward to the companionship of a dog, Curry about being on a Study Abroad trip—run the gamut.