An off-campus student was surprised that he could not quarantine on campus, understanding that off-campus students have different access to campus facilities.
A new strain of the COVID-19 virus, identified as the B.1.1.7 variant, was discovered on Jan. 25 in Northern Virginia.
2,800 students are taking classes on-campus and about 300 students are taking classes remotely at UR during the spring 2021.
The Robins Diversity Coalition, created by senior John Cruz, had its first meeting on Jan. 27, via Zoom, and Dean Mickey Quiñones gave the opening remarks.
Gilmore thinks students who openly disregard the new policies and continue to put others at risk should face harsher penalties from UR, he said.
Yi believes the Warmline could be helpful in combating feelings of loneliness even after the pandemic ends, she said.