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Articles: Students on COVID-19

A large dorm room with desk, bed, lamps, and quarantine necessities, including bottled water, masks, and sanitizing supplies.

The author's new room, complete with College-supplied quarantine-period (and after) necessities
Photograph by Meena Venkataramanan

Students on COVID-19

What’s changed—and what hasn’t

1.25.21

Photograph of posters displaying coronavirus rules at the entrance to Adams House dining hall.

Pandemic precautions: safety procedures prevail as students return for spring term.

Photograph by Meena Venkataramanan

Reports on the pandemic spring semester, policing reform, Allston enlargement, and cell-manufacturing

March-April 2021

A view of Dunster House from across the river

A view of Dunster House from across the river 

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine.

Far fewer students in residence than the number invited back to campus for spring

1.29.21

A large dorm room with desk, bed, lamps, and quarantine necessities, including bottled water, masks, and sanitizing supplies.

The author's new room, complete with College-supplied quarantine-period (and after) necessities
Photograph by Meena Venkataramanan

What’s changed—and what hasn’t

1.25.21

Harvard volleyball player Sandra Zeng setting a ball during a game

An adept passer and gritty defender, Zeng also finished fifth in the Ivy League in service aces.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Volleyball captain Sandra Zeng’s defensive focus

January-February 2021

A Zoom screen shot of multiple Harvard student members of the College radio station, WHRB

Though WHRB had to initiate its newest members over Zoom, each student picked a traditional five-character radio name.

Extracurriculars cope despite COVID-19.

January-February 2021

The author's dog, Yuki, sits on the grass during a walk in the park.

The author's dog, Yuki, out for a walk. 
Photograph courtesy of Matteo Wong

A new College semester begins, at home. 

9.8.20

Photograph of Harvard Yard

Harvard Yard
Photograph by Mancala/Wikipedia

Students urge closer attention to care on campus this fall. 

7.30.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20