Students in single rooms on the sixth and seventh floors of Mahoney Residential College, a residential dorm at the University of Miami, had to be quickly relocated in order to create more isolation and quarantine rooms.
“It’s like things have come to a stop,” Foust said. “Campus definitely misses its students. I know a lot of people are having a hard time being at home because they miss campus, but it’s sad being one of the only people left here.”
The University of Miami announced Tuesday morning that all classes will be conducted online for the remainder of the semester. Additionally, on-campus housing will partially close March 25, with limited exceptions for students who are unable to return home or cannot find housing off campus.
As Lakeside Village gears up for incoming residents, students both on and off campus have begun to decide their housing plans for next semester. Although the Lakeside Village promises a unique and convenient residential experience, many students are forced to consider whether the glamor is worth the price tag.
Stanford Residential College has roughly three months remaining to serve its purpose of housing first year students. However, as its demolition approaches it has drawn out memories, both good and bad, of student and faculty experiences within the building.
“I was under the impression that I could live all four years on campus under the same price. Now, I get that they’re trying to make the living space more luxurious, I guess, but the pricing for this is not for everyone.”
Halloween is in full swing at Stanford Residential College.
“This job teachers you to think on your feet in times of crisis and to remain calm so we can carry out necessary procedures.”
“We had cockroaches for about a week and I wouldn’t shower on my floor. They were all over the bathroom and sometimes got into bedrooms.”