In giving professors the option to implement the use of lockdown browsers, shifting to accommodate open-note testing and asking students to take exams while on Zoom, the College community has experienced drastic change.
As a student who graduated high school amidst a global pandemic, thus losing the cherished staples of secondary education such as senior trips, graduation ceremonies and proms, being able to finally attend college would be a dream come true. Learning that my academic career would be further delayed was devastating, as it was for many others — but it was not without reason.
Although the shift from Flex to remote learning is not ideal for students, it is necessary for the health and well being of the College’s community. We as a student body should devote time to appreciating the benefits of online learning rather than focusing on the drawbacks.