Stop ‘demonizing’ college students for coronavirus spread, mental health experts urge
Students walk through the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on August 18, 2020 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Life on college campuses in 2020 bears little resemblance to the experience most students hoped for.
Many have remained at home to attend classes virtually. Others are back on campus to take a mix of in-person and online classes. Some were required to quarantine for several weeks once they arrived back on campus. Most are taking precautions about how they socialize with other students.
But headlines tell a different story. Endless media coverage has pointed to wild partying both on and off campus in defiance of social distancing guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. And in response, many college administrators have publicly shared that they’ve taken harsh measures to …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]